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Media releases

30 March 2020

Australian Muslim Artists 2020 exhibition open for registrations

Registrations are now open for the Islamic Museum of Australia’s Australian Muslim Artists 2020 exhibition, featuring a major prize sponsored by La Trobe University. More

12 September 2019

Abdul Abdullah announced as Australian Muslim Artists Art Prize 2019 recipient

An Archibald Prize (2011) finalist, Abdul Abdullah is the recipient of the inaugural $15,000 Australian Muslim Artists Art Prize 2019. Australian Muslim Artists is an annual exhibition hosted by the Islamic Museum of Australia, and 2019 marks the first occasion the Australian Muslim Artists Art Prize –  supported by La Trobe University – has been offered. More

19 June 2019

New Australian Muslim Artists Art Prize with support from La Trobe University 

The Islamic Museum of Australia has unveiled major changes to its annual Australian Muslim Artists (AMA) exhibition with the announcement today of La Trobe University as a major sponsor, with a new $15,000 Art Prize is at the heart of the sponsorship. More

21 March 2019

Meetings to Make a Difference

Guided tours, cultural awareness training sessions and free venue hire are being offered to organisations who make a function or board room booking with the Islamic Museum of Australia as part of the Museum’s new initiative, Meetings to Make a Difference. More

16 March 2019

Free entry for Open Mosque Day

The Islamic Museum of Australia will join other Islamic educational institutions and mosques on Sunday 17 March, opening its doors to the public free of charge, as part of Victorian Open Mosque Day. More

28 February 2019

Islamic Museum Celebrates Five Years

Images revealing the former water bottling facility on the site where the Islamic Museum of Australia now stands, and its transformation into an architecturally designed centre of learning are now on display at the Museum to celebrate five years since opening. More

5 December 2018

New, one of a kind virtual reality experience at Islamic Museum

Views of the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem in 700 CE and the Al-Quaraouiyine (al-Qarawiyyin) mosque Morocco feature in an incredible new virtual reality experience, Mecca to Marree, at the Islamic Museum of Australia. More

16 November 2018

Intricate papercutting art highlighted in new exhibition at the Islamic Museum

Intricate, beautiful works by Perth based papercutting artist Tusif Ahmad are on display in a new exhibition opening today at the Islamic Museum of Australia. More

14 September 2018

Muslim contributions celebrated in style at Islamic Museum’s Gala Dinner

Performances by Ilyas Mao, Canadian Acappella singer, composer and songwriter will be just one of the highlights at the Islamic Museum of Australia’s (IMA) upcoming Gala Dinner on 20 October 2018. More

20 September 2018

Beat the boredom these school holidays at the Islamic Museum of Australia

A LEGO workshop, story time with local authors, terracotta pot decorating and slime-making are just a handful of the fun activities kids can participate in at the Islamic Museum of Australia (IMA) these school holidays, 22 September – 6 October. More

15 August 2018

Islamic Museum highlights Muslims artists in new exhibition

An object cast from hot glass, traditional Turkish water marbling, and pieces created with wool yarn and cotton thread are among the work highlighted in an exhibition opening today at the Islamic Museum of Australia (IMA). More

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