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Aga Khan Museum Collection on Display in Southeast Asia for the First Time
31 March 2012 - An exhibition of artefacts from the Aga Khan Museum collection opened in Kuala Lumpur today at the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, marking the first time the collection is being shown in Southeast Asia. The exhibition, entitled "Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum: Architecture in Islamic Arts", was inaugurated yesterday by Malaysia’s Culture Minister Dato Seri Utama Dr Rais Yatim and His Highness the Aga Khan.

"Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum: Architecture in Islamic Arts" at The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
07 December 2011 - A new selection of masterpieces from the Aga Khan Museum collections will be on show at the Hermitage, St. Petersburg, from 9 December 2011 to 26 February 2012.The exhibition is the first created from the Aga Khan Museum collections to centre on architecture in the Islamic arts.

Aga Khan Museum Collection in Berlin, 17 March to 6 June 2010, at the Martin-Gropius-Bau
16 March 2010 - Over two hundred masterpieces of the Muslim world, spanning over a thousand years of history, will be shown at the Martin-Gropius Bau in Berlin from 17 March to 6 June 2010. The artworks form the core of the future Aga Khan Museum, due to open in 2013 in Toronto, Canada.

Exhibition from Aga Khan Museum Collection Inaugurated by King of Spain and Aga Khan in Madrid
04 June 2009 - His Majesty the King of Spain and His Highness the Aga Khan inaugurate Madrid exhibition: "The Islamic Worlds in the Aga Khan Museum Collection" at CaixaForum in Madrid.

“Masterpieces of the Aga Khan Museum” Opens at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon
13 March 2008 - "The Path of Princes: Masterpieces of the Aga Khan Museum Collection" exhibition at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon was officially opened today by Emílio Rui Vilar, President of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and Prince Amyn Aga Khan, who was representing his brother, His Highness the Aga Khan.

Aga Khan Trust for Culture Collaborates with the Louvre and Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris
17 October 2007 - The Aga Khan Trust for Culture is collaborating with the Louvre on two exhibitions of Islamic art in Paris, as well as with the Museum of Decorative Arts, also in Paris.

Spirit & Life: Masterpieces of Islamic Art from the Aga Khan Museum Collection
14 July 2007 - Unseen masterpieces of Islamic art revealed in London for the first time, from 14 July to 31 August 2007.

Sacred Art and Music of the Muslim World in Parma, Italy
30 March 2007 - Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Teatro Regio di Parma and Parma Capitale della Musica Present Five Concerts of Traditional Central Asian Music and an Exhibition of Masterpieces of Art from the Aga Khan Museum Collections.