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View Resource Making the Invisible Visible: Conservation and Islamic Art

This small exhibition from the Metropolitan Museum of Art illustrates the process of conserving ancient artifacts with 21st century technology. Also showcased are interesting discoveries that came to light as the Museum's curatorial staff prepared materials for reopening the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia. For example, an 8-minute...

View Resource Eastern Art Online

The Yousef Jameel Online Centre for Islamic and Asian Art provides visitors with access to the Ashmolean Museum's Eastern Art collection. Anyone with an interest in the visual arts will find much to enjoy here amongst the thousands of items collected from the past 5,000 years. The site consists of five primary areas, including Galleries, Exhibitions, and Highlights. This last area features 35...

View Resource Pearls of Wisdom: The Arts of Islam at the University of Michigan

The Kelsey Museum of Archeology at the University of Michigan curated the exhibit, Pearls of Wisdom: The Arts of Islam. The Kelsey Museum's Pearls of Wisdom website is rich with resources for students and educators of both art and Islam. Visitors to this site can explore photographs of numerous items included in the exhibit, which highlighted works dating back to the 8th century. In curating this...