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.
The spiritual importance and history of Jerusalem will be illustrated by the art exhibited at a show entitled “Jerusalem, 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven”, opening on the 27th of September at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah is proud to contribute to this exhibition with a sumptuous Qur’an manuscript from the Mamluk period dated 25 Ramadan 746 AH (19 January 1346 AD), and a fine pair of bracelets and a ta’widh pendant from 11th century Fatimid Egypt or Syria.
Cultural Season 22
The 22nd Cultural Season is now underway with an excellent programme of lectures, concerts film screenings and activities for adults and children. Click on the image to get more information and download the full CS22 programme.
The latest issue of Hadeeth volume 42 is now available for viewing and download. Click here to visit our dedicated Hadeeth page where you can view and read the scholarly articles written for DAI.
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 upcoming Cultural Season 22, 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.
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