Turquoise Mountain, Multaka Oxford, Multaka Berlin & Alwaleed Philanthropies
The Alwaleed Cultural Network takes great pride in commemorating the UNESCO International Day of Islamic Art.
This significant day aligns seamlessly with the core missions and values of the ACN, emphasizing our commitment to fostering appreciation and respect for diverse cultures and their rich artistic expressions.
HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majed AlSaud
Secretary General of Alwaleed Philanthropies
“On Islamic Art Day, we celebrate the profound legacy of Islamic art that speaks to the soul. Together, we honor the essence of Islamic art, connecting past, present, and future generations”.
LIVE CONVERSATION: Islamic Art and Science in European Museums
To mark UNESCO's International Day of Islamic Art, the Alwaleed Cultural Network is delighted to be hosting a special LIVE online conversation between Professor Stefan Weber (Director, Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin Museum) and Dr Silke Ackermann (Director, History of Science Museum at the University of Oxford) reflecting on the ways in which their museums acquire and curate their collections of Islamic Art and Science. This unique conversation will be chaired by Abeer AlFouti, Executive Manager, Global Initiatives, Alwaleed Philanthropies.
UNESCO INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ISLAMIC ART Virtual Exhibition by Turquoise Mountain
In Honor of the UNESCO Day of Islamic Art, our member Turquoise Mountain spotlights the wonderful world of Islamic Art through their splendid network of artisans, craftsmen, art, and architecture from around the world.
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Multaka Museum Moments: A Shorts Video Series
Multaka Oxford and Berlin transnationally collaborate for the UNESCO Day of Islamic Art in a wonderful shorts video series called Multaka Museum Moments. The series explores the lives and stories of Multaka volunteers and the impact and meaning of Islamic Objects in the The Museum of Islamic Art, Pergamon, Berlin and the History of Science Museum, Oxford.
Learn about the wonderful members who brought this all to life
Supporting craftsmanship, inspiring education and preserving culture.
A Saudi Arabian NGO striving for a world of equal opportunities
History of Science Museum
A meeting point for people, science, art and belief in Oxford.
Museum for Islamic Art,
is the oldest museum of Islamic art outside the Islamic world and one of the largest of its kind.