The mission of the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) is to display, preserve and interpret Islamic artifacts, and to reach a maximum number of national and international visitors. MIA also aims to develop education programs, encourage scientific research and collaborations as well as foster a greater understanding and appreciation of the contributions made by the Islamic civilization to world heritage in the arts and sciences. MIA also hopes to encourage dialogue, thus increasing tolerance and mutual understanding among people.
MIA aspires to be a major center for the study and promotion of the arts of the Islamic civilization in the world.
"Manuscript of” Kitab fil-adwiya al-mufrada”
Abu Ja’far al-Ghāfiqi,
Turkey - Ottoman
10th A.H / 16th A.D century
MIA no. 3907"
"Horse saddle cover, silk velvet pile with embroidered silver thread
Turkey - Ottoman
10th A.H /16th A.D century
MIA no. 12027"
"Table of copper alloy, inlaid with silver in the name of Sultan al – Nasir Muhammad ibn Qalawun
Egypt – Mamluk
8th A.H /14th A.D century
MIA no. 139"
in the name of sultan Qāytbāy 1467 – 1495 A.D
Egypt - Mamluk
9th A.H /15th A.D century
MIA no. 4297"
For all lovers of Islamic Art and civilization
The trial version for the first Museum Mobile Application Egypt
Can be downloaded for free from the Google Apps
Its include a variety of services:
- Direct you from your place to the museum.
- Sending notifications to your phone for workshops and seminars of the Museum.
- Information on the history of the museum and artifacts and exhibition halls with photos.
- Panorama for some exhibition halls.
- Direct contact with curators to serve researchers everywhere in the world
- Along with many more advantages options...
launching the final version to the public very soon...wait us...
Austria's ambassador Visiting the museum
The Museum of Islamic Art in Bab El-Khalk welcomed on Thursday both Dr. " Irina Bokova ," UNESCO Director-General and Secretary- General of the Organization Lafrankovn . This was stated by Dr. Mamdouh Eldamaty minister of antiquities.
He pointed Eldamaty that the aim of the visit is to stand on the latest developments for the rehabilitation and development of the museum project in preparation for the opening, pointing out that " Bokova " keen to visit the museum during its presence in Egypt is a testament to the great international attention enjoyed by the project.
The minister added that, this visit is not the first for " Bokova ," where the museum saw the launch of the international campaign " are united with Heritage " in May 2015 and launched by UNESCO in cooperation with the Ministry of Antiquities in an indication that Egypt has not and will not give in to the terrorist attempts brute to undermine the heritage and civilization , after the museum presented by the terrorist incident that took place in front of Cairo security directorate in January 2014 destroyed.
For her part praised the " Bokova " fast completion of the development of the museum and the new halls that have been developed through the scenario of museum presentation , which she described as a project along the lines of international museums.
And Dr. Ahmed El-shoki supervisor of the Museum of Islamic Art added that he was preparing a special guide to children provider some cartoons will be distributed to visitors of the Children's Museum when it opens to see through the greatness of Islamic civilization and given to mankind.
German Ambassador's visit to the Museum of Islamic
Call for Papers
THE SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATION DEPARTMENT
Museum of Islamic art in Cairo
"Islamic archaeological studies"
'Re-Thinking Islamic Art in the New Museums' talk with Yannick Lintz, Director of the Department of Islamic Arts at the Musée du Louvre; Sheila Canby, Director of the Islamic Collection at the Metropolitan Museum and Ahmed Al-Shoky, General Director of Cairo Museum of Islamic Art and moderated by Souraya Noujaim, Curator of Islamic Art at Agence France Museums.
The museum team visiting the excavations tower site
The supervisors of Islamic Museum held a symposium and exhibition house " House of Science, culture and art " in order to honor the young savors, the museum will be held on November 10, 2014 to November 13, 2014 from five o'clock to nine o'clock pm