Guided tours for schools

Mythical creatures in Islamic art

Hear about the dragon, the sphinx, the simurgh, and other fabulous creatures in the world of Islamic art.

Countless mythical animals made their way into art that often had few images of living creatures. Hear stories about them and help find their hiding places on this treasure hunt.

Teaching on all tours is conducted at the level of the pupils. Questions relevant to the area of focus of the classes/groups are most welcome, before, during, and after the visit.

Click on the button to the right to see a selection of works of art from this tour. Instructional material: PDF.