Afghan Cultural Heritage

The richness of Afghan cultural heritage is on show at Ferozkoh: Tradition and Continuity in Afghan Art, a unique exhibition which opens today [March 20th, 2013] at Museum of Islamic Art’s temporary gallery on ground floor. “This exhibition is the result of a partnership between MIA and the Turquoise Mountain Institute for Afghan Arts and Architecture (TMI) in Kabul,” MIA director Aisha al-Khater said yesterday. The unifying theme of the exhibition, which runs until June 22nd, 2013 is the preservation of the traditional arts of the Islamic world – in both themes and materials – in the modern world, and the role of education in its transmission and translation.

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