Museum Exhibits

Virtual Museum of Architecture

The Virtual Museum of Architecture, created on the internet by the Building and Information Centre. This on-line Museum of Architecture consists of a comprehensive selection of available documents and evidence illustrating the Turkish and global architectural heritage, making it possible to examine on the internet a great variety of documents once hidden away in the archives of various individuals and institutions and only now brought out into the light of day, thus creating a comprehensive inventory placing a valuable reference library at the service of students and researchers. All the documents and information in the museum are digitally recorded to form an invaluable archive of architectural history. http://www.archmuseum.org/Main/Default.aspx

MET Museum Timeline of Art History

Metropolitan Museum of Art, Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History Thematic Essays

Poetry and Prayer -- Walters Art Museum

Poetry and Prayer -- an online exhibit of the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland at http://poetryprayer.thewalters.org/

Delicacy and Harmony in Persian Book Covers

The Institute of Ismaili Studies Gallery Harmony and Delicacy in Persian Book Covers at http://www.iis.ac.uk/view_article.asp?ContentID=105133.

Discover the Muslim Heritage in Our World

"1001 Inventions" at http://www.1001inventions.com a major public education and school educational project in science and history that includes traveling exhibits in world cities. With readings, videos, posters, science activities, history activities for all grade levels, and public information.

Museum of Science and Technology in Islam

"Sultans of Science" at http://www.sultans-of-science.com features interactive texts and exhibit materials on The Origin of Flight, Explorers of the Middle Ages, Optics, Medicine, Golden age of Muslim learning, Mathematics, Astronomy, Irrigating an Empire, Engineering. The site also features videos, artilces and papers, and links to museums where the traveling exhibit is going.

Getty Museum

“Imagining the Orient (Getty Exhibitions),” http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/orient/.

“The Arts of Fire (Getty Exhibitions),” http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/arts_fire/.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

“LACMA Collections Online; Mughal Art” http://collectionsonline.lacma.org/mwebcgi/mweb.exe?request=keyword;dtype=d;keyword=mughal

Introduction to Islamic Art and links by period at http://www.lacma.org/islamic_art/intro.htm. See especially "Late Islamic Art" History and Art Images at http://www.lacma.org/islamic_art/lip.htm

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

“The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art | From the Land of the Taj Mahal,” http://www.nelson-atkins.org/art/Exhibitions/Mughal/Faith.cfm. Interactive exhibit including discussion of diversity of faiths at the Mughal court.

Topkapi Palace

“Topkapi Web Page,” http://www.ee.bilkent.edu.tr/~history/topkapi.html. Otttoman art in the Istanbul palace collection.

Smithsonian Freer and Sackler Galleries

“Gallery Guide - Visual Poetry: Paintings and Drawings from Iran,” http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/online/VisualPoetry/default.htm.

“Shahnama: 1000 Years of the Persian Book of Kings | Explore and Learn | Freer and Sackler Galleries,” Interactive exhibit.
http://www.asia.si.edu/explore/shahnama/.

"East of Eden: Gardens in Asian Art" Interactive exhibit. http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/online/Gardens/launch.htm/

"Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries" with an interactive Google map of the exhibit objects.

The Khalili Collection

“Khalili Family Trust - Islamic Collection,” http://www.khalili.org/islamic-collection.html#slideshow.

Dresden Royal Palace – Türckische Cammer

“Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden - Türckische Cammer,” http://www.skd.museum/en/museums-institutions/semperbau-with-zwinger/ruestkammer/tuerckische-cammer/index.html.

Louvre

“The Louvre - Three Empires Exhibition” at http://mini-site.louvre.fr/trois-empires/en/index_en.php

Museum With No Frontiers

Discover Islamic Art Virtual Exhibitions
Museum With No Frontiers (MWNF) is an organization that aims to establish a vast transnational museum that presents works of art, architecture and archaeology in the context in which they were created.



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