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EVENTS FOR : Thursday 14 September 2017

Beginners Kufic (Thursday)


14, 21, 28 September, 10:00am - 12:00pm
The word 'Kufic' is related to the city of the same name in Iraq, Kufa, and was developed from Hijazi script. Many Qur'ans are written in Kufic calligraphy which is characterised by its bold and vertical letters and comes is several types (for example eastern Kufic or western Kufic). Join us to learn this early and beautiful script.
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Walk-In Gallery Tour

Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 2pm

Join our Museum Guides for a tour of MIA’s outstanding collection of Islamic art objects, stretching over 1400 years and three continents. No booking required, just turn up!
Monday – Science Tour
Wednesday – Imperial Threads Special Exhibition Tour
Thursday – MIA ArchitectureTour
Saturday – Permanent Gallery Tour