Stories

DISCVOER EXHIBITS AND THEIR STORIES

Where do the museum objects come from, how does a restoration work and what are the employees’ actual favourite objects? We answer these questions with plenty of background information in our stories. Dive into the historic world of the Museum for Islamic Art and discover connections to other collections.

SERIES: SONGS FROM A FOREIGN LAND

FROM THE “FOREIGN” INTO THE MAINSTREAM

SERIES: SONGS FROM A FOREIGN LAND

FROM FEATHER BEDS TO STRAW

SERIES: SONGS FROM A FOREIGN LAND

BETWEEN RACISM AND FEAR OF RELEGATION

SERIES: SAMARRA

Samarra Revisited – Compare

SERIES: SAMARRA

Samarra Revisited – Research

SERIES: SAMARRA

Samarra Revisited – Joy

SERIES: SAMARRA

Samarra Revisited – Questioning

SERIES: SAMARRA

VOICES AND MEMORIES OF SAMARRA

SERIES: SAMARRA

Samarra Revisited – Locate

SERIES: SAMARRA

DIGITALISING SAMARRA

SERIES: SAMARRA

THE CAPITAL OF A GLOBAL EMPIRE OVER TIME

SERIES: SAMARRA

SAMARRA REVISITED

E-LEARNING

USING DIGITAL TEACHING MODULES

Islamic art comes to the classroom and the mosque! The teaching modules oriented towards the teaching plan offer creative lessons with large practical sections that bring art and culture to life in the school day. We also offer teaching modules that have been developed by and with mosques and are suitable for Islamic youth work.

Subject: Extracurricular Activities, Art
Grade: 10 onwards

Restoration as challenge

Subject: Extracurricular Activities, Art, Ethics/Religion
Grade: 10 onwards

Communicate for a Museum yourself

Subject: Extracurricular Activities, Art, Ethics/Religion
Grade: 10 onwards

Curate an exhibition yourself

Subject: Extracurricular Activities, Art, Ethics/Religion
Grade: 10 onwards

Research at a Museum yourself

Subject: Extracurricular Activities, Politics, History, Ethics/Religion
Grade: 10 onwards

Intersectionality – then and now

Subject: Extracurricular Activities, Politics, Ethics/Religion
Grade: 10 onwards

"male" or "female" - What's the difference?!

Subject: Extracurricular Activities, Politics, History, Ethics/Religion, German and Foreign Languages
Grade: 10 onwards

Genderroles in Historiography

Subject: Extracurricular Activities, Politics, Music, Ethics/Religion
Grade: 10 onwards

Music - What does it do to you?

Subject: Extracurricular Activities, Politics, Art, History, Ethics/Religion
Grade: 10 onwards

Genderroles- Which do you have?

Subject: Extracurricular Activities, Art, Ethics/Religion
Grade: 10 onwards

Clothes - What do they say about us?

Subject: Extracurricular Activities, Art
Grade: 10 onwards

Calligraffiti- Connection of old and new

Subject: Extracurricular Activities, Ethics/Religion
Grade: 10 onwards

Khamsa - amulet as talisman?

360°-TOURS

EXPLORE TOPICS IN DEPTH

Virtual rooms invite you to discover the collection of the Museum for Islamic Art in an entirely new way. Here you’ll find exclusive text contributions, videos, musical compositions and objects that are sensory experiences for the eyes and ears.

COMING SOON: GARDEN PARADISES

Experience the magic of our living garden world

Gartenp

Music in the Museum

A visual journey into the sound world of the museum

MEDIA LIBRARY

WATCH, LISTEN, READ

Discover the histories behind the collection and the projects of the Museum for Islamic Art through its films, interviews, audio and publications.

Anke Scharrahs about the Aleppo Room
Memories of al-Zawiya al-Hilaliya
Memories of Bab al-Faraj Clock Tower
People of the Archive - Claus-Peter Haase
People of the Archive - Christine Delpal
People of the Archive - Stefan Knost
People of the Archive - Karin Pütt
Isfahan – the image of the world: Space, Architecture and Power in 17th Century Iran
Isfahan - Gardens of the arts: Social change and aesthetic practices in 17th Century Iran
The City of Kashan: Artistic innovation in the desert
The Secrets of Kashan Pottery: Insights with the Iranian Potter Abbas Akbari
INSIDE – music & performance – reflections of an exhibition