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Qajar Women: Images of Women in 19th century Iran

8 April 2015 - 11 June 2016
This exhibition showcases Qajar artwork from the MIA collection that demonstrate the centrality of women in the artistic expression of 19th-century Iran and explores how these historic innovations continue to inspire contemporary artists.
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The Hunt: Princely Pursuits in Islamic Lands

16 September 2015 - 9 January 2016
The act of hunting, rich with symbolism and pageantry, was (and in some places continues to be) an essential element in the lifestyle of rulers throughout the Islamic world. As such, images of the hunt are commonly found in Islamic art, whether in lavishly illustrated manuscripts, inlaid metalwork or colourful ceramics.
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The Hunt Seminar

Adults – 16+ years old

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - new date will be made available shortly
MIA welcomes speakers from around the world to explore the history of hunting through art and its enduring legacy in the modern world. The seminar will consist of five talks covering academic research in the field, conservation of objects from the exhibition and modern collections of hunting equipment in Qatar. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in question and answer sessions with our speakers to explore topics further. We look forward to welcoming you to this fascinating insight in to The Hunt: Princely Pursuits in Islamic Land

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