Jeddah Photography Workshop


A unique photography and exhibition workshop led by photographer and producer Richard Wilding - November 14-29, 2017 - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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V&A - Culture in Crisis: From Cairo to Aleppo


Talk by Omniya Abdel Barr on a unique archive of Middle Eastern topographical photographs dating from the early-20th century.
Friday, 3 November 2017
19:00 - 20:30

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Barakat 30th Anniversary 2017


Thank you to all our supporters and guests
who joined the Gala Fundraising Dinner
on Thursday 5 October 2017
at The British Museum

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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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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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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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Media

  • Harpers Bazaar Arabia June 2017 Cover

    Harpers Bazaar Arabia featuring Barakat Trustee

    Abir Dajani Tuqan takes Bazaar on a journey through a rich and textured life that includes an enviable collection of fashion moments More »

  • Art Patronage

    Art & Patronage - The 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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    Barakat Culture Vulture Kids Camp was featured in Arab London. More »

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    Arab News

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

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    The Wells of Memory

    One of the first travelers in a century to walk through the Hejaz desert of Saudi Arabia, Paul Salopek encounters a fabled past of caravans and pilgrims, of empires come and gone. He encounters cultural preservationists including trustees of The Barakat Trust. More »

News & Events

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Jeddah Photography & Exhibition Workshop

date: 14-29 November, 2017

A unique photography and exhibition workshop in Jeddah led by internationally acclaimed photographer......  More »
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Culture in Crisis: From Cairo to Aleppo; exploring the photographic archive of K.A.C Creswell

date: Friday, 3 November 2017

An in-depth exploration of a unique archive of Middle Eastern topographical photographs dating from ......  More »
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Barakat 30th Anniversary

date: Thurs 5th Oct 2017

Since 1987 The Barakat Trust, with the help of its supporters, has raised and distributed funds for ......  More »
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Matisse in Studio and his Islamic collections

date: Fri 22nd Sept 2017

Matisse in StudioStep into the studio of Henri Matisse, brimming with the artist’s treasured objects......  More »