• The Hunt

    The Hunt

    THE HUNT

Group Tours

Until 9 January 2016, take a tour of our special exhibition The Hunt: Princely Pursuits in Islamic Lands which focuses on the act of hunting, rich with symbolism and pageantry, which was (and in some places continues to be) an essential activity in the lifestyle of rulers throughout the Islamic world.

All group tours must be booked at least a week in advance.
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The King and His Falcon

5 - 11 years old (Grade 1 - 6)
Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, 8am - 10am

Discover the importance and symbolism of the falcon in Islamic Art as we explore objects in The Hunt: Princely Pursuits in Islamic Lands. In this workshop, you will learn the art and history of falconry while producing watercolour paintings inspired by this regal creature.
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Falcon Miniature Painting

12 - 18 years old (Grade 7 - 12)
Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, 8am - 10am

Discover the importance and symbolism of the falcon in Islamic Art as we explore objects in The Hunt: Princely Pursuits in Islamic Lands. In this workshop, you will learn the history of falconry and traditions of miniature painting; putting this age-old technique into practice as you produce gouache miniatures inspired by this regal creature.
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