Portugal is known for its love of ceramics, with the colorful tiles creating impressive artworks and embellishing the interior and exterior of churches, palaces, ordinary houses, schools, and even railway stations around the country.
The ground-breaking ceremony of the national museum of saffron, attended by a number of local and governmental officials, was held in the city of Qaen, northeastern province of South Khorasan, on Tuesday on the occasion of National Day of Qaenat.
In the heart of the northern province of Mazandaran in Izadshahr, a large complex with a glass and concrete facade stands out. At first glance, it looks much different from all the other complexes and shopping centers that exist on the way towards the city. This modern complex attracts the attention of tourists and travelers for a visit.
A quilt stitched with coded messages by allied female prisoners of war and a lamp believed to have been used by Florence Nightingale are among the “objects of kindness” that are to go on display for the first time.
Founded in 1976, the Capet Museum of Iran exhibits a variety of Persian carpets which date from the 15th century CE to the contemporary era. As one of the attractions of Tehran, the museum offers the perfect opportunity to familiarize oneself with the ancient Persian art of carpet weaving and its most exquisite examples. It is the best place to learn about Persian carpets and their fascinating history.
Abu Dhabi committed to completing its long-delayed branch of the Guggenheim by 2025, doubling down on the Persian Gulf emirate’s cultural development strategy with the award of a $1 billion contract for the Frank Gehry-designed museum.
The British Museum accepted a bronze plaque made by an artist from Benin City in Nigeria, who said he felt this was a possible first step towards the museum’s return of the priceless Benin Bronzes that were looted by British troops in 1897.