The San Antonio Museum of Art is currently hosting, until August 11, the Jameel Prize: Art Inspired by Islamic Tradition exhibition.
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Hilye-i Şerif calligraphy exhibition which it consists of Mehmet Çebi's private hilye collection was opened in Montenegro.
Turkey has 175 private and 189 state museums under the management of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, according to the most recent figures obtained from the ministry’s website.
A group of 4 Iraqi calligraphers are trying to write the longest copy of Qur'an in the world
In the Hungarian city of Pécs, the Ottoman monument Yakovali Hasan Pasha Mosque hosts Hungarian artist Czegledi Lajos’s exhibition about the pillars of Islamic faith.
Erzurum will host the eighth edition of its annual International Dadaş Film Festival from May 16-20.
The destroyed walls of the palace were reconstructed, the stone dressings were all repaired and watersheds were built around the palace to protect it from rain and snow.
Art historian Semavi Eyice regrets having dedicated his life to İstanbul because the city is not the old İstanbul and art history is not appreciated anymore.
The new construction in İstanbul’s historical peninsula is turning the area into a “tourism ghetto,” harming the region’s cultural, social and historical fabric.
Titled “Piri Reis'ten Önce ve Sonra: Topkapı Sarayı'nda Haritalar” (Before and After Piri Reis: Maps in Topkapı Palace), the exhibition went on display on April 24
Algerian Education Ministry is getting prepared to include Turkish language in the curriculum of universities in the country.
Under the patronage of the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, an exhibition of Hilyah Sharif, calligraphy involving the qualities of Prophet Muhammad (SAV), is opening in the Northern Iraq capital of Erbil.
150 documents belonging to the era of Mehmed the Conqueror, on which there are few documents in official archives, have been collected in a book.
TurkStat data showed that 42,626 books were published in 2012 and that a total of 480,257,824 copies of books were printed, along with 187 million copies of textbooks distributed by the Ministry of Education at no charge to students.
Lebanese Hasan Abdurabbih has applied to the Guinness Record Book, claiming he has in his possession the smallest Qur’an in the world.
A traditional arts exhibition named “Hidden Treasures” is being held in Kazan by the Turkish Parliament’s National Palaces Traditional Turkish Arts Center.
Ali A. Mazrui, nominated among the top 100 public intellectuals alive in the world, will hold a lecture titled "The Quest for Justice in Global Politics and for Partnership between Turkey and Africa” at Istanbul Sehir University on April 15.
130 scientists, historians, researchers and military officials will participate in the Symposium on Rivers and Lakes in the Ottoman Empire, which will discuss the unknown 500 year history of waterways.
A collection of 17 never before published Yunus Emre poems were discovered in an Istanbul bookstore.
Approximately 160 handwritten Turkish manuscripts on a range of subjects, such as language, literature, dictionaries and diwans (collections of poetry), and medicine, have been found in Indian libraries.
Although its name is old, the Skopje Turkish Bazaar in the Republic of Macedonia is still an important trading center in the Balkans.