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Posted On: 1 October 2022 06:47 am
Updated On: 5 October 2022 11:22 am

Baghdad: Eye’s Delight Curator-led Tour

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Baghdad Eyes Delight Curator led Tour

Event Details:

Location: Museum of Islamic Art
Date: 26 October 2022 - 11 January 2023
Time: 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
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A curator-led tour of an exhibition celebrating Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, as one of the most important and influential cities in the Islamic world.

Join this tour of Baghdad: Eye's Delight led by one of its curators - Dr. Julia Gonnella, Dr. Mounia Chekhab Abudaya, Dr. Tara Desjardins, Nicoletta Fazio, or Simone Struth. The exhibition reveals Baghdad’s outstanding heritage as the capital of the great Abbasid caliphs (750-1258 CE) but also of the 20th century when the city once again experienced a period of prosperity with the discovery of oil.


  • Free to attend.
  • Participants must register by email to attend the tour. Send an e-mail to: [email protected]


Language: English

Date and Timings: Various Tuesdays and Wednesdays through January.

12 pm – 1 pm

Wednesday 26 October 2022
Tuesday 1 November 2022
Tuesday 13 December 2022

5 pm – 6 pm

Wednesday 30 November 2022
Wednesday 11 January 2023

The tour takes visitors across the centuries highlighting Baghdad’s role as a city of power, scholarship, and riches. Visitors will also explore Baghdad’s role as a great intellectual and artistic city that attracted many scholars and philosophers from around the world.

    Source and image credit: Museum of Islamic Art