Exhibitions & Displays: Future
‘Al-Qur’an al-Karim’: Sacred Verses, Beautiful Pages
8th March 2012 to 1st July 2012
This special display looks at the Qur’an - the holy book of Islam - as a source of artistic inspiration and expression, from the early centuries of Islam, to the present day.
The display follows the evolution in the practice of copying the Qur’an across Islamic countries, and the impact this has had on the development of calligraphy and book illumination.
Temporary Display | 8 March – 1 July 2012 | Gallery 29 | Admission Free
Curator’s Talk: Qur’an and Islamic Calligraphy
Gallery 21 Fri 13 Apr; 4 May; 1 Jun: 11–12pm
Explore the special display with an introduction from Dr Francesca Leoni, Yousef Jameel Curator of Islamic Art. Free, no booking necessary.