Exhibitions, Events and Activities
Qajar Women: Images of Women in 19th century Iran
8 April 2015 - 11 June 2016
Marvellous Creatures: Animal Fables in Islamic Art
4 March - 31 July 2015
This exhibition focuses on the real and mythical animals that feature in the legends, tales, and fables of the Islamic world. Divided into the natural quadrants of earth, air, fire, and water, these marvellous creatures serve as the introductions and bridges for the stories in which they feature – including well-known and beloved classics like the Shahnameh, Kalila wa Dimna, and Alf Layla wa-Layla (better known in English as 1001 Nights).
Hekayat Khaleejiya: Stories from the Gulf
31 July, 7pm