Guided tours for schools

What is Islamic art?

What is Islamic art? This tour gives you an exciting introduction to the impressive history of Islamic art, from the time of the Prophet Muhammad to the 19th century.

You’ll learn about the religious “prohibition against images” and the classical forms of decoration used in art. And you’ll see works of art in the countries from Spain to India where Islam dominated throughout the ages.

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.