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Exceptionally rare works by Khalil Gibran, T.E. Lawrence, Ulugh Beg and Ibn Sina headline rare bookseller Peter Harrington’s new catalogue of Islamic and Arabic books. Peter Harrington’s Abu Dhabi 2020 catalogue contains a selection of 85 books and manuscripts that offer an enticing selection of some of the most sought-after and desirable works by leading lights of the Islamic and Arabic-speaking world. According to Pom Harrington, owner of Peter Harrington, “Our Abu Dhabi 2020 catalogue...

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One of the most significant collections of Arab and Islamic coinage ever assembled is now on show in the exhibition Coins of Islam: History Revealed in Abu Dhabi, UAE. His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan, deputy prime minister and minister of presidential affairs, inaugurated the exhibition under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak on January 28th. Curated and organized by Dr. Alain Baron, founder of Numismatica Genevensis SA, the exhibition...

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An announcement has been made for the official opening date for Louvre Abu Dhabi. The museum is set to be the first of its kind in the Arab world and its unique architecture sets it above from the rest. On 11 November 2017, the public will be able to enter the new universal museum that will exhibit human stories from across civilisations and cultures. There will be a great festival of opening celebrations that includes...

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The exhibition ‘Birth of a Museum’ was proudly presented as the first large-scale assembly of the collection of the Louvre Abu Dhabi from 22 April to 24 August, 2014. The exhibition displayed 130 artworks that the new museum has acquired since 2009, providing a taste of what the museum has in store for visitors, showing works from different civilisations ranging from ancient times to the present day, and offering a new perspective on the history...

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