AKM Toronto 2

Plenty of museums around the world collect Islamic art — from ornate Persian carpets to Mughal miniature paintings — but there’s never been a museum in North America focused solely on exhibiting these pieces, until now. On Sept. 18, Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum will open in a 31,500 square-foot space designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Fumihiko Maki, giving visitors a permanent spot to see one of the top private collections of Islamic art anywhere.

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