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Tehran, Iran. Iranians visit the exhibition The Louvre in Tehran at the National Museum. A collection of 50 artworks has travelled from Paris, the first large-scale exhibition by a major western museum in Iran. Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA. Facebook Twitter Pinterest · Iranians visit the exhibition ...
He published works in French, English and Farsi, but could also read and speak German, Sanskrit and Russian. Anyone who visited his home in the final years of his life entered a private museum of world religions. The surprising thing was that this home was situated in Tehran, a city where one would ... science

Visitors are given the opportunity to enter the labyrinthine world of Sadeghi within nine galleries that cover the entire museum space and divide his multi-disciplinary ... Ali Akbar Sadeghi: A Retrospective continues at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (Kargar Street, Tehran, Iran) through April 14.
A museum of the works painted by him and his students opened in July 2013 with the cooperation of Tehran Beautification Organisation and Cultural Department of Tehran University at the historic Negarestan Garden- Museum in Tehran. In the museum, which surveys the school of Kamal-ol-Molk, ...
Standing in the beautiful Hall of Remembrance here at the Museum, we can still feel the weight of every human life lost. .... efforts—to resolve the conflict, defeat ISIS, deliver humanitarian aid, and deter chemical weapons attacks—are impeded by the Assad regime's sponsors in Tehran and Moscow.
A photo exhibition showing the 'Gates of Old Tehran' is underway at City Photo Museum in Tehran. Over 40 historical photographs collected by calligrapher, page illuminator, ceramic artist, author, essayist and researcher in Iranian and Islamic arts, Kianoosh Motaqedi, are on display, Fhnews.ir reported.

The French foreign minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian (left), tours an exhibition of 50 artworks from the Louvre on display at the national museum in Tehran. ... the Louvre said the exhibition was the outcome of the agreement signed between the Louvre and Iran's museums and cultural heritage organisation ...
Despite renewed tensions in the Middle East, the Louvre and the Iranian government are pushing ahead with a series of exhibitions and archaeological projects planned under a landmark four-year agreement signed in January 2016. The French museum is the first major cultural institution to secure ties ...
The doors were unsealed for journalists at the National Museum in central Tehran, which is currently celebrating its 80th anniversary, a day ahead of the public opening. Among the items shipped over by cargo plane were a 2,400-year-old Egyptian sphinx, a bust of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius ...
The houses themselves are now little museums and the gardens surrounding them have been turned into cafes. ... Tehran is a very loud city and sometimes it really drives you crazy, but in these gardens you are in a sort of oasis, which is really cool. ... I went to the Pergamon Museum in Berlin last year.
TEHRAN – The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMCA) has transferred Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti's bronze statues, “Walking Man 1” and “Standing Woman 1”, to inside the art center after ... Examples of the statues are also on display at several major museums and galleries in the world.
The iconic French museum packed up and shipped for the first time some of its artworks to Tehran. The carefully curated collection is about to be displayed in the National Museum of Iran, which will mark the first large-scale exhibition by a major Western museum in Iran. The outstanding cultural and ...
TEHRAN – A number of artists and friends came together at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMCA) on Thursday to commemorate Sadeq Tabrizi, a pioneer of calligraphic-painting in Iran who died at 79 in London in early January. Tabrizi was an influential figure in the formation of the ...
In a masterstroke of cultural diplomacy, the Louvre will launch a major exhibition next month at the National Museum of Iran in Tehran, comprising 50 ... Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organisation—the government institution responsible for Iran's museums and cultural heritage—and ...
Louvre Museum presents art treasures from France's National Collections in "The Louvre in Tehran," an ongoing exhibition at the National Museum of Iran. "The Louvre in Tehran" is the first large-scale exhibition by a major Western museum in Iran. The exhibition, which celebrates the museum's 80th ...
Moghadam Museum in Tehran, affiliated to the University of Tehran, opened an exhibition of blue and white potteries on Tuesday. On show for two months are 60 pieces of white and blue glazed potteries, some belonging to Iran's Safavid (1501-1736) and Qajar (1785-1925) dynasties and some are from ...
Their grandmother went from living in a villa in Tehran to a two-story building, then a five-story building. Today, Jamea doesn't recall seeing many villas in Tehran. The Mondrian sits on the site of the former John C. Freeman Weather Museum at 5104 Caroline St., near the Asia Society Texas Center.

TEHRAN -- The National Library and Archives of Iran (NLAI) is celebrating the 80th anniversary of its establishment in a five-day program that opened on ... The Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Shahabeddin Marashi Najafi Library in Qom, Majlis Library, Museum and Documentation Center, and the Astan-e Qods ...
TEHRAN –Following years of ups and downs, the fate of some ancient Persian artifacts, on loan from Iran to the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago since ... The artifacts, including at least 30,000 clay tablets and fragments, are kept at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History and the University of ...
The first large-scale exhibition by the Louvre Museum in Iran will be inaugurated on 5 March 2018 in the National Museum of Iran. The event coincides with the 80th anniversary of the Iranian museum, as well as the 50th anniversary of Tehran Stock Exchange. Among 56 masterpieces, the exhibition will ...
TEHRAN – A number of artists and friends came together at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMCA) on Thursday to commemorate Sadeq Tabrizi, a pioneer of calligraphic-painting in Iran who died at 79 in London in early January. Tabrizi was an influential figure in the formation of the ...
A series of historical objects kept in France's Louvre Museum were transferred to Tehran early this week to be displayed in an exhibition titled "The Louvre in Tehran" at the National Museum of Iran. Taken from different parts of Louvre, the 56 items will be featured in four categories, including "The birth of a ...
At the order of the then queen Farah Pahlavi, the basement of White Palace was turned into a special art museum. After the Islamic Revolution and in 1992 the name was changed to Museum of Nations Art. A unique collection of art works from all over the world could be found in the museum including those ...
A collection of relics borrowed from the Louvre Museum will be on show at the National Museum of Iran for three months at an exhibition titled Louvre in Tehran. According to head of Iran's National Museum Jebraeil Nokandeh, the exhibit will open on March 5 and run until June 8, and will display more than ...
Nokandeh added that many of the works have been selected from the main Louvre halls noting that one of the most prominent of these works is the statute of Sphinx. The exhibition will be open to the public until June 8 at the National Museum of Iran. Earlier, Tehran hosted an exhibition of ancient Armenian ...
"We want to pursue peace from a position of strength and we do not feel bound to negotiate any agreement with any power on our defensive power," Rouhani said in a speech at a ceremony in Tehran on Sunday to inaugurate ten cultural centers and war museums across the country. US President Donald ...
TEHRAN – Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has assigned a high priority to reconstruct its affiliated museums that are ... Elsewhere in his remarks, Talebian said that the National Museum of Iran is preparing to hold an exhibition of historical objects to be loaned from the Louvre.
The joint committee's building has now turned into a museum called Ebrat Museum (Edification Museum) of Tehran, putting abuses under the Shah on display. The leading people, who played a key role in the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution of Iran, were imprisoned in this place. The museum ...
“This section includes 20 prominent projects such as the iconic Azadi Tower, City Theater, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts, Carpet Museum, Niavaran Cultural Center and the senate building (all in Tehran),” Zavareh-Mohammadi said. The buildings will be presented via models, slide projection, ...
Living in Tehran (LiT) is the brainchild of Daniel Khazeni-Rad, which has been developed in collaboration with local contributors who provided tips. ... It introduces the city's historical monuments, museums, parks and religious places, while recommending artistic and cultural events across the city, including ...
I noticed a gasoline-like, unpleasant odor in the taxi I used to get from Imam Khomeini Airport to the hotel I would stay at in Tehran. ... renovated several times, is composed of gardens, royal buildings and museums that contain collections of Iranian crafts and European gifts from the 18th and 19th centuries.
He noted that the necessary arrangements are being made to lend the items to Germany and Italy as the two European countries have been willing to set up an exhibit to put on show items from the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts (TMoCA), reports the Persian-language Islamic Republic News ...
Late last year, French president Emmanuel Macron suggested that African artefacts and artworks, held in French museums, could be returned to their ... The Louvre commented: 'The Louvre in Tehran is the first large-scale exhibition by a major Western museum in Iran and an outstanding cultural and ...
In a masterstroke of cultural diplomacy, the Louvre will launch a major exhibition next month at the National Museum of Iran in Tehran, comprising 50 ... Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organisation—the government institution responsible for Iran's museums and cultural heritage—and ...
M alek National Library Museum in Tehran is admitting visitors free of charge during the 10-Day Dawn (Fajr) Festivities that mark the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. One of the biggest libraries of precious manuscripts in Iran, the museum will not charge visitors from February 1 to 11, Mehr News ...
TEHRAN -- Celebrated Iranian children's author Hushang Moradi Kermani was honored for his lifetime achievements at the University of Cambridge, England ... Photo: Writer Hushang Moradi Kermani poses beside his picture at his 72nd birthday celebration at the Imam Ali (AS) Religious Arts Museum on ...
TEHRAN – An exhibition of Iranian historical relics opened its doors to the public at the Bogdan and Varvara Khanenko Museum of Arts in Kiev, Ukraine on ... The objects have been borrowed from four Ukrainian museums with the intention of bearing the most hallmarks of historical and cultural charms, the ...
TEHRAN – A permanent gallery has opened for a collection by master miniaturist Ali Esfarjani at the Negarestan Garden Museum of the University of Tehran. His widow, Fatemeh Karimnejad, cut the ribbon to launch the exhibition as his daughter, Shahrzad, UT Deputy Director for Cultural Affairs Majid ...
The catalog of the 10th and 11th editions of the biennial will be unveiled during the closing ceremony, which will take place at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art on December 15. In December 2015, the secretary of the biennial, Masud Shojaei-Tabatabai, announced the organizers' plan to present a ...
TEHRAN - Soaked in history and dotted with splendid vibrant historical sites, Tabriz is one of top tourist destinations in Iran, drawing hundreds of thousands of foreign and domestic travelers each year. Visitors have at their disposal tours to a rich, matchless patchwork of Iranian history and architecture such ...
TEHRAN – Qasr-e Khorshid (literally 'the Sun Palace'), is an 18th-century iconic monument which is currently used as a museum of ...
A ndy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, US, is showing paintings and ... between Tehran and Paris, addresses contemporary Iranian norms and ...
TEHRAN – A wide-ranging patchwork of Iranian handicrafts have been put ... on display at the National Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran.
... of his visit to the UAE for opening of the Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi, ... As Paris intensified its verbal assault on Tehran, the foreign minister ...
Saturday, November 18 at 11 am: We will discuss Reading Lolita in Tehran, a book by Iranian author and professor Azar Nafisi. Published in ...
“The auction will offer works created by contemporary Iranian artists,” ISNA quoted Ali Reza Sami-Azar, former director of Tehran Museum of ...
TEHRAN – Master miniaturist Mahmud Farshchian has donated one of his new works to the Astan-e Qods Razavi Museum in Mashhad.
On first Mideast trip, Macron urges 'firm' stance on Tehran ... Macron and his wife, Brigitte, walked up to the museum with Prince Mohammed ...
TEHRAN - The United Nations commemorated the anniversary of the ... Getting to know friends at the Tehran Peace Museum who opened their ...
McWilliams has contributed her expertise to six museums in her career thus far, including the Negarestan Museum in Tehran, the Cleveland ...


 

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