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    Collection of rare Ottoman masterpieces to be exhibited in Sharjah

Spectacle and Splendour – Ottoman Masterpieces from the Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest’ opens at the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation on October 26, 2016

A collection of priceless Islamic artefacts originating from 16th-17th century Hungary is to be shown in the Arab ...



 
    Museum of Islamic Art Cairo, an MWNF Partner Institution since 1998, will reopen soon.

Three new exhibition halls, 14 new showcases, 4000 artefacts on display, including 400 never shown before. A museum guide in Arabic and English and a special guide for children in Arabic will be available at the museum shop. A new website will go live on the occasion of the reopening and will ...



 
    Thomas Hope Drawings of Ottoman Istanbul

Thomas Hope (1769-1831), a scion of a wealthy banking family, went on a Grand Tour, the traditional trip to Greece and Turkey for the young men of his class, during the last quarter of the 18th century. Virtuoso, with unique collections of antiquities, sculptures and European ...



 
    Unique Oriental Glas Art exhibition gets under way in Sharjah (21 Oct 2015 – 16 Jan 2016)

An exhibition of exquisite 19th century Orientalist glass inspired by Islamic art traditions is getting under way at the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization on October 21st.

The exhibition, entitled Orientalist Glass Art – Masterpieces from the Museum of J&L Lobmeyr, Vienna ...



 
    22 & 23 October 2015, Exhibition and Symposium: How Islamic Art did reach Berlin

On the occasion of the exhibition dedicated to “Friedrich Sarre and the Berlin Museums”, our partner, the Museum of Islamic Art Berlin organises an international symposium that illustrates the history and origins of its collection. Under the title “Wie die islamische Kunst nach Berlin kam ...



 
    MWNF Educational Guide (Discover Islamic Art)

The MWNF Educational Guide is a holistic educational manual designed for the MWNF website to be used by a vast range of audience interested in Islamic art, culture and heritage.

A team of six experts from six Arab countries has developed educational concepts that provide a general ...



 
    Museum With No Frontiers and League of Arab States sign Memorandum of Understanding

Building on their successful cooperation at the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, the League of Arab States and Museum With No Frontiers signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim of contributing to the Dialogue and Alliance of Civilisations through better knowledge of the history and cultural ...



 
    Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo, re-opened after several years’ redevelopment

The complete restoration and reorganisation of the Museum of Islamic Art, hosting one of the richest collections worldwide, constitutes a major investment of the Egyptian government (Ministry of Culture) in the field of cultural development. After its reopening the museum will once more stand as a ...



 
    Islamic Art in the Mediterranean thematic guides now also available as eBooks

www.mwnfbooks.net, the book section of the MWNF portal, has been entirely restyled and is now online offering the following new products and services:

Nine thematic guides related to the MWNF Exhibition Trails in Egypt, Italy, Jordan, Morocco, the ...



 
    MWNF’s Virtual Museum on display in League of Arab States’ pavilion at Expo 2010, Shanghai

About 70 million visitors are expected at Expo 2010 in Shanghai between 1 May and 31 October. “Better City, Better Life” is the theme of this universal exposition, the 55th since the first was held in 1851 at the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London, under the title “Great Exhibition of the ...



 
    The MWNF Virtual Museum inaugurates a Cafeteria

Would you like to look at newspapers and magazines from all over the world, learn more about how coffee and tea are made in different countries or contribute to one of our Blogs? Then just come in and enjoy this new offer from the MWNF Virtual Museum.

The MWNF Cafeteria was set up in ...