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20141020160106-aga_khan_museum_in_toronto_-_entrance-1 North America's First Museum of Islamic Art  
10/20/14 Posted 10/20/14

via The first Islamic museum in North America has opened to the public. Located in Toronto, the The Aga Khan museum was established by His Highness Prince Karim, also known as the fourth Aga Khan. The museum hopes to highlight Islamic work in the art world, but also in the realms of science and intellectual discussion. The museum houses objects collected by the Aga Khan’s family. According to the museum’s official website, this collection includes objects dating back from the 8th through the 19th century and originating everywhere from Southeast Asia to Spain... [more]

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