The Caravans of Gold exhibition showcases six centuries of artwork and artifacts from Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.
The legacy of the Fatimids, the foremost Islamic power of their time, is being honoured in Canada.
A selection of Islamic artwork never before seen in Canada is now on display at Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum.
Although Toronto’s fin-de-siècle rush to the top was largely focused on high finance and even higher skyscrapers, the city’s arts culture has seen notable growth in the past decade.
The Aga Khan Museum, an oasis on the outskirts of Toronto, is North America’s first museum for Islamic Art.