Guided tours for schools

Miniature painting and the world it reveals

Hear about the lively, narrative universe of Islamic miniature painting, filled with magical pictures.

This tour focuses on the museum’s collection of miniature paintings – the largest on display anywhere in the world. You’ll hear about the artists, and about the stories their paintings tell.

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.