Listening to Art, Seeing Music
Jan 20, 2018 - Apr 22, 2018

Join us for a truly unique, multi-sensory experience as the Aga Khan Museum transforms into a mesmerizing world of music celebrating the living traditions of the Muslim world and their interaction with other cultures through time and space.

“[The Museum] is an amazing space, and it’s neat seeing how it keeps being refashioned and reconfigured.”Matt Galloway, CBC Metro Morning

Light up the dark months and warm up the cold days with a visit to our new interactive installations!

Listening to Art, Seeing Music brings together the Museum’s stunning Collection and stellar performances for a multi-sensory journey of discovery. Experience the interconnectedness of all of the arts as music and painting, digital art and spoken word, dance and poetry, and even food unite to create a museum visit like no other.

From soundscapes and hands-on interactive displays to the contemplative space of an authentic Mongolian yurt, nearly a dozen installations invite you to explore the Museum on a journey of discovery.

Watch shapes blossom from sounds in Sama Mara’s interactive installation A Hidden Order. Marvel at the craftsmanship in a display of instruments handmade by Syrian oud player Radwan Al Taleb. Contemplate the mesmerizing animations of Shahzia Sikander and the meditative score of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Du Yun united in Disruption as Rapture. And, on select days, make your own music as you engage with instruments in the Museum’s public spaces.

Whatever “art” means to you, find new inspiration and insight here.


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