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Education and Engagement2021-11-24T12:53:06+00:00

Education and Engagement

A selection of reports on the education and engagement projects we have supported and funded in the field of Islamic Art, Heritage and Culture since we were founded in 1987

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How Syrians are adapting to home away from home

As a result of the Syrian crisis, many people have left their homeland and started to live abroad. Some came to reside in the United Kingdom. The experience of this change has been overwhelming for many; while others have adapted to their newfound homes with relative ease. In these times, [...]

  • Miniatures and Noble Sports

Kids Camp: Islamic Miniatures & Noble Sports

Our Kids Camp: Islamic Miniatures & Noble Sports workshops introduced young children in London to the wonderful world of Islamic miniatures and the noble sports of the golden age of the Islamic. The educational materials and workshops were funded by Amal and the Royal Borough of Kensington's Grenfell Fund.   [...]

Perspectives on Early Islamic Art in Jerusalem

Lawrence Nees is the current H.Fletcher Brown Chair of Humanities holder at the University of Delaware. He received a  grant from the Trust to help publish his book Perspectives on Early Islamic Art in Jerusalem which was released in 2016. His book is a very detailed yet also user friendly [...]

International Training Programme 2014

International Training Programme 2014: Interim report   In 2014 the British Museum, in collaboration with seven UK partner museums, hosted 21 museum and heritage professionals from 12 countries on the ninth International Training Programme (ITP). The programme was tailored around group sessions which covered a whole range of museum activities [...]

The Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin

In 2012 the Barakat Trust gave a grant to the Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin. The exhibition was titled "Vorsicht Glas! Zerbrechliche Kunst 700-2010". It was dedicated to 1,400 years of creative and diverse treatment of glass in the Middle East. The material qualities of [...]

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