Aga Khan Museum: 5 Years of Connecting Cultures

We can hardly believe it’s been five years since the Museum first opened its doors! Establishing North America’s first museum dedicated to Islamic art was, of course, no easy task — it required the work of hundreds of community members, staff, partners, patrons, volunteers, and Friends, along with the support of our visitors.

Since we opened on September 18, 2014, visitors have come to the Museum to connect with new and familiar communities, to learn about the world, and to better understand our shared humanity — all through the power of the arts. As we look ahead to the next five years and beyond, we will remain passionate about connecting cultures, continuing to bring you the highest-caliber of exhibitions, artists, musicians, dancers, actors, scholars, and thinkers from around the globe.

In another news

DiwanDiwan restaurant at the Aga Khan Museum named one of 50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in Canada for 2019 by OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations. 

“There’s no doubt that plant-based dining is a trend as we’re seeing increasing interest in vegetarian menu options from our diners,” said Caroline Potter, Chief Dining Officer at OpenTable. “In honor of World Vegetarian Day, we thought it was a great moment to celebrate this change in dietary habits by spotlighting restaurants that serve up dining experiences guaranteed to satisfy any plant-based diet or omnivore appetite.”




Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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