Join Aga Khan Museum curator Filiz Çakır Phillip as she reveals cross-cultural connections in Fatimid art.


Filiz Çakır Phillip is Curator at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. She studied Art History and Classical Archaeology, Turcology and Museums Management, and was awarded a Doctor's degree in Islamic Art History at Freie Universität Berlin. Before joining the Aga Khan Museum, she worked as curator at the Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin and has also served as Senior Fellow at Excellence Cluster TOPOI and Research Fellow at Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Max-Planck-Society, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.


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EXHIBITION
The World of the Fatimids

Saturday, March 10 to Monday, July 2

LECTURE
The Tolerance of Fatimid Egypt and its Unnoticed Enigma

Sunday, March 11, 2–4 pm

LECTURE
Spiritual Foundations of the Fatimids

Sunday, March 25, 2–3 pm

FILM
Electro Chaabi and Tunisia Clash

Sunday, April 8, 2 pm

COURSE
Fatimids Through the Art of Block Printing

Sundays, April 8 to 29, 1–4 pm

AFTERNOON LECTURE
Meet the Fatimids

Thursday, April 12, 1–2 pm

BOOK LAUNCH AND SIGNING
Islamic Architecture of the Deccan: The Bahmanis and the Adil Shahis

Wednesday, April 18, 6:30–8 pm

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The Yacoubian Building

Sunday, April 29, 2 pm


Photo by Tom Arban Photography

The World of the Fatimids with Dr. Filiz Çakır Phillip

$20, $18 Friends, $12 students and seniors