Welcome to our new cultural season 24. We are proud to present a selection of activities to inspire individuals from all walks of life and every interest imaginable; lectures, concerts, educational opportunities, workshops, cultural excursions, film screenings, theatrical productions, and special events. Please click here to go to the CS24 page and peruse the new brochure.
24th Cultural Season Inaugural Lecture
Monday 24th September, 7pm at the Yarmouk Cultural Centre. Join us to celebrate the launch of Cultural Season 24 with a lecture by Zaid Rajab on Chinese Islamic Calligraphy in the Tareq Rajab Museum
Wednesday 26th September, 7pm at the Yarmouk Cultural Centre. Join us to celebrate the launch of Cultural Season 24 with a concert by the Bin Hussein Group performing traditional Kuwaiti Sea and Folk Songs
DAI at the Aga Khan Museum
Aug 18, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019. New exhibition opens at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. Emperors and Jewels: Treasures of the Indian Courts. Click on the image to go to the Museums website.
The new exhibition at the American Cultural Centre: Post Oil City - The History of The Urban Future is now open. Click anywhere on the image to read an overview of the exhibition.
The latest issue of Hadeeth ad Dar - Volume 43 is now available for viewing and download. Click here to visit our dedicated Hadeeth page where you can view and read scholarly articles written specifically for the DAI's lecture programme.
Museum with no Frontiers
The DAI is proud to be included in the Museum with No Frontiers collection Click on the image to visit the online collection and explore the extensive virtual display of artefacts.
Since the new installation opened in the Andrews Gallery in late January 2015, there have been 125,323 visitors. Since the opening of the first installation in late January 2013 until September 2016, there have been 469,618 visitors in total to both galleries.
Yarmouk Cultural Centre
For more than 30 years, the DAI has been a beacon for culture and education in Kuwait, and now DAI has a new facility, at Yarmouk Cultural Centre. The new centre is the central hub for DAI’s Cultural Season 23, which will include a wide selection of cultural and artistic events.
Amricani Cultural Centre
Find us on the corner of Arabian Gulf Road and al-Shuhada Street, by the National Assembly Parliament building and across the road from Youm al-Bahaar. Opening hours: Monday – Thursday, Saturday: 10 AM – 7 PM; Friday: 2 PM – 7 PM (Sunday closed for maintenance).
Google Art Project
In the three and a half years since we joined Google Art Project in April of 2013 the al-Sabah Collection has had 70, 051 visitors and over 704, 495 page views with visitors from 169 countries. Click on the slide to view the collection and explore Google Art Project.
Experience the passion for opulence among the princes of India. Exquisite objects decorated with gems and carved from semi-precious stone reflect life at the courts. Aug 18, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019 at the Aga [...]
Following the successful launch of the first volume of Modern Architecture Kuwait (MAK) in 2015, Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah will launch the second volume: Essays, Arguments & Interviews on MAK on December 8th 2017 at the Amricani [...]