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Pop-up Performances 2022


Pop-up Performances 2022

Date: 2022
Price: Free with Museum Admission

The Aga Khan Museum provides a platform for emerging and established award-winning artists to showcase their craft, initiate cross-cultural dialogue, and engage new audiences.


Throughout the season, experience poetry, music and dance that reflects the rich tapestry of diverse world regions, from the Balkans to the Nordic countries, from the Middle East to Asia. Enjoy informal performances – of jazz, Latin, Persian, traditional Asian music, and more – by a range of captivating artists in the Museum’s public spaces and galleries.


Join us every week for a new Pop-Up experience

Wednesdays at 5 pm, 6 pm, and 7 pm.
Saturdays and Sundays at 12 pm, 1 pm, and 3 pm.


May performers


Diar دْيَار
Tarek Ghriri and Nour Kad
May 4–8



Diar" (دْيَار) is a Syrian band that plays Syrian and Arabic traditional songs with a flamenco touch in the hope to revive the heritage by using easy rhythms so everyone can understand and enjoy the music. Diar" (دْيَار) refers to a Syrian-Damascene term for the open space of a courtyard, capturing the rich Arabic heritage that Tarek and Nour aim to cultivate and share with the world so that this folk music can continue to thrive.


Learn more about Diar
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Shanaya Patel
with percussionist, Roshane Wright
May 18-22


Rising singer-songwriter Shanaya Patel, from Mississauga, Ontario is on a passionate path to bring her music to a worldwide audience. Lush deep vocals filled with grit and nuance are the essence of Patel's art. She combines her piano and pop roots, crafted in her studio oasis, to bring lyrics and melodies together. After releasing her first single "Alone" in early 2020, Patel is hard at work on new music with industry leaders in Toronto.


Learn more about Shanaya Patel
Follow her on Instagram, Facebook, or Tik Tok
Watch her on Youtube


More listings to come. Please check back regularly for updates.


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