Thursday 12th July 7pm at the Yarmouk Cultural Centre. We will be screening The Battle of Algiers the 1966 film directed by Gillo Pontecorvo. Paratrooper commander Colonel Mathieu (Jean Martin), a former French Resistance fighter during World War II, is sent to 1950s Algeria to reinforce efforts to squelch the uprisings of the Algerian War.
Thursday 19th July 7pm at the Yarmouk Cultural Centre. We will be screening The Ballad of Narayama the 1983 film directed by Shohei Imamure. Still strong at the age of 69, Orin (Sumiko Sakamoto) prepares herself for an inevitable yet frightening ritual.
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.
Cultural Season 23
The 23rd Cultural Season is just commencing with an excellent programme of lectures, concerts film screenings and activities for adults and children. Click here to get more information and download the full CS23 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.
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 [...]
Do you or any of your family members, acquaintances or friends happen to have a story with the American Missionary hospital in Kuwait (Mustashfa Lemraicani) during the years from 1914 -1967, the official period of [...]