Escape the cold during Welcome Weekend, presented by RBC, which will offer free admission to the Aga Khan Museum on February 11th and 12th, 2017. Visitors will have access to Syria: A Living History, a highly acclaimed exhibition that illuminates Syria’s rich and diverse contributions to world heritage over 5, 000 years. Patrons will also get a chance to view the Museum’s newest exhibition Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians, which opens to the public February 4th and showcases contemporary Iranian art form the collection of noted Iranian-British collector Mohammed Afkhami.
In addition to the Museum’s temporary exhibitions, visitors can take in pop-up performances by local musicians throughout the weekend and roam the Permanent Collection, which features artifacts spanning centuries that inform and inspire audiences about the arts of Muslim civilians.
For more information: agakhanmuseum.org