Jeddah: Crossroads of the World – A new podcast with Ahmad Angawi

Join celebrated artist Ahmad Angawi as he explores how Jeddah has been influenced by many cultures, from Morocco to Indonesia, and how Jeddah has influenced them back. Learn about the cultural exchanges that pilgrimages brought, explore the traditional woodworking that Ahmad is helping to keep alive, and discover how [...]

Hands On Islamic Art Project – Congratulations Grant Winner!

We have some exciting news: our grants committee have made their decisions. It's time to start announcing the grant-winners of this year's Hands On Islamic Art Project, sponsored by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Three fantastic projects have been chosen, and this is one of them... Congratulations to Leighton [...]

New Podcast: The Jewel of Damascus with Alain George

Alain George shares research from his most recent book on the Great Mosque of Damascus, an incredible building in Syria that is a living testament to community relations between Pagans, Christians and Muslims during the formative years of Islam. Alain Fouad GeorgeĀ is I.M. Pei Professor of Islamic Art and [...]

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