Exhibition hosted by the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation
His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, will inaugurate the exhibition entitled “Eternal letters: from the Abdul Rahman Al Owais Islamic Calligraphy Collection, Sharjahâ€ on Wednesday, April 29, 2009. Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization will host the exhibition in collaboration with the Bank of Sharjah from April 29 to September 26, 2009. The exhibition will include more than 90 Islamic calligraphy artworks that represent an important era of Islamic history.
Manal Ataya, Director General, Sharjah Museums Department, said: â€œThe exhibition is organised as part of our efforts to develop the cultural, artistic and heritage identity of Sharjah. It will focus on Islamic calligraphy, which is one of the defining elements of Islamic civilization.â€
The Sharjah Museums Department, established in 2006 by His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, aims to promote the emirates rich legacy of arts, heritage and culture. For more information, please visit the Web site www.sharjahmuseums.ae. For further information on the Museum of, please visit the Web site
About Sharjah Museums Department
The Sharjah Museums Department was established in 2006 by His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, as an independent government department that aims to deliver the highest quality of museums for the people of Sharjah and all its visitors, through its facilities, exhibitions, and programmes of learning, research and community outreach.
Sharjah Museums have over 17 sites in Sharjah that cover the arts, Islamic culture, archeology, science, aquariums, heritage and natural history of Sharjah and the regio