Occurring one month after the Aga Khan Museum’s opening, the Fourth Biennial Symposium will focus on the theme of Forms of Knowledge and Cultures of Learning in Islamic Art. The symposium will open with a keynote address by Lisa Golombek, Curator Emeritus (Islamic Art) at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. Over the course of the two days, the program will consist of eight thematic sessions on a variety of topics covering all periods and most media of Islamic art and architecture. Participants and registrants will be encouraged to visit the Museum’s Permanent Collection gallery and the two temporary exhibitions, In Search of the Artist: Signed Drawings and Paintings from the Aga Khan Museum Collection curated by Filiz Çakır Phillip, and The Garden of Ideas: Contemporary Art from Pakistan curated by Sharmini Pereira.
Optional individual visit to the galleries
Welcoming reception: The Aga Khan Museum, Toronto
Registration is closed. This event has already taken place.