Category: Art & architecture & planning

Archnet celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development

Archnet celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development

Virtual exhibiton highlights resources related to UNESCO's 2015 theme, “Science for a Sustainable Future"

World Science Day for Peace and Development, established in 2001 by UNESCO, is celebrated worldwide on 10 November each year. Archnet is marking the...

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Sharon C. Smith re-elected to Middle East Outreach Council Board of Directors

Sharon C. Smith re-elected to Middle East Outreach Council Board of Directors

Sharon C. Smith, Program Head of the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Middle...

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We Are Egypt: The Story Behind the Revolution

We Are Egypt: The Story Behind the Revolution

October 30, 2015 6:30pm

AKDC@MIT and Center for Arabic Culture partner to host film screening

The Center for Arabic Culture (CAC) and the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT are co-sponsoring a screening of We Are Egypt: The Story...

Archives & MIT history
Rotch Library exhibit

Rotch Library exhibit

Celebrating 35 years of the Aga Khan Visual Archive

A small selection from the Aga Khan Visual Archive (AKVA) is now on display in the exhibit case at the entrance to the Rotch...

Art & architecture & planning
Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab Uprisings

Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab Uprisings

In the Wolk Gallery through December 23, 2015

Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT is sponsoring Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab World Uprisings through December 23, 2015 in the Wolk Gallery...

Art & architecture & planning
Archnet introduces new features

Archnet introduces new features

Enhancements include a mapping tool and improved slideshow view

Today, you will find two new and enhanced features on Archnet! A new mapping tool will aid in contextualizing the data with a global eye and allows users to...

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Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab Uprisings

Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab Uprisings

September 17, 2015 5:30

Reception and curator lecture

Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab Uprisings is open in the Wolk Gallery. The exhibition documents the art of the Arab uprisings since 2011....

Art & architecture & planning
New publication: Heritage of the Mughal World

New publication: Heritage of the Mughal World

With contributions from Aga Khan Documentation Center staff

We are excited to announce the publication and acquisition of Heritage of the Mughal World. This beautifully illustrated book explores the historic cities, buildings, and gardens that...

Art & architecture & planning
“When Politics and Architecture Collide”

“When Politics and Architecture Collide”

AKDC and AKPIA co-sponsor lecture

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture (AKPIA) and the Aga Khan Documentation Center (AKDC) will co-sponsor the lecture “When Architecture and Politics Collide”...

Art & architecture & planning