Barakat Trust

The Barakat Trust supports the conservation of Islamic architecture, archaeology, art and culture by funding students, academic study, publications, archaeological digs, conferences, digital and other projects.

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Barakat Launch

Join us for the launch of the Barakat Trust
Wed 12th October 2016, 6.30pm-9.30pm
NYLA, 39 Thurloe Street
South Kensington
London SW7 2LT

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RBKC's Nour Fetsival

Nour Festival of Arts 2016 | 21 October - 6 November
Shining a light on contemporary arts and culture from the Middle East and North Africa

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Donate Now

The Barakat Trust cannot continue its essential preservation of Islamic culture and heritage without your donations. Find out how you can help the Barakat Trust by donating or volunteering!

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Become a friend of the Barakat Trust and benefit from a wide range of discounts on products and events, complimentary VIP tickets, exclusive talks and access the Barakat Trust's global network!

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Sponsor Us

Sponsor a Barakat event or project and access a diverse and global network from across Europe, The Middle East, North Africa & South Asia! Enhance your media profile and meet your CSR objectives.

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Our Work

The Barakat Trust supports the study and preservation of Islamic heritage, architecture, archaeology, art and culture by funding students, academic research, publications, digitisation, conservation, conferences and other projects.

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Grantee Profile

Ahmed Mustafa exhibition

Born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 1943, Dr. Ahmed Moustafa is an artist and scholar of international rep...

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    Art & Patronage Middle East by Thames & Hudson

    The Barakat Trust was featured in 'Art & Patronage The Middle East' published by Thames & Hudson. More »

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    Arab News

    Arab News has consistently feature the growth and evolution of the Barakat Trust from its early years to the present day. More »

News & Events

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RBKC's Nour festival of Contemporary Arab Arts

date: 22nd october - 6 Nov 2016

Nour Festival of Arts 2016 | 21 October - 6 NovemberShining a light on contemporary arts and culture......  More »

Private Evening: 'Migrating Histories...'

date: Sat 22 Oct 2016

Join us for the Preview of 'Migrating Histories - Moving Identities' curated by the Barakat Trust.Th......  More »
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Arists In Conversation: Migrating Histories

date: Thurs 3 Nov 2016

Join in the conversation and meet the artists.‘The story of migration can be full of hope and optimi......  More »
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What's Your Migration History?

date: Sun 6 Nov 2016

Join us for a fun day out with the family! get stuck in with arts and crafts from the Middle East & ......  More »