Current and Future Exhibitions
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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Imperial Threads: Motifs and artisans from Turkey, Iran and India
15 March 2017 to 4 November 2017
This exhibition will focus on the exchange of artistic and material cultures between the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires. Highlighting MIA's masterpiece carpets, among other artworks, from Turkey, Iran and India, these objects will be contextualized within the historical circumstances of politics and artistic production of their time, primarily from the 16th to the 18th centuries.
MIA delivers a number of special exhibitions each year. Here are some of the exhibitions you might have missed over the last few years.