International Day of Islamic Art
On November 18 we invite you to explore the world of Islamic art and architecture
The Story

"This day was proclaimed in order to celebrate together this exceptional heritage, spanning fourteen centuries, which continues to renew and reinvent itself, and influence cultures around the world."

— Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of International Day of Islamic Art, 2019

Aga Khan Museum
Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Culture of the Islamic World
Studies and Sources on Islamic Art and Architecture: Supplements to Muqarnas
Constructing the Study of Islamic Art
Details, Delight, and Documentation: The Stuart Cary Welch Islamic and South Asian Photograph Collection
Musée Mohammed VI d'Art Moderne et Contemporain
Rabat, Morocco
Al Mureijah Art Spaces
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Art and Music School
Qazvīn, Iran
National Contemporary and Modern Art Museum of Algiers
Algiers, Algeria
Museum of Islamic Art
Doha, Qatar
Restoration and Extension of Bardo National Museum
Tunis, Tunisia
Architecture in Islamic Arts: Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum
Heritage of the Mughal World
Amasya. Bayazid II Mosque. N Facade. Calligraphy.
digital photograph
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digital photograph
Asilah Mural
digital photograph
Aleppo. Great Mosque. Prayer Hall Facade.
35 mm color slide
Chihil Sutun Isfahan, Iran. Central audience hall, detail of painting on west wall of north bay.
digital photograph