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15 August 2023
An intricate painting resembling interconnected threads, symbolising the fragility of familial relationships, and serving as a poignant representation of the Hazara experience has been awarded the Australian Muslim Artists Art Prize 2023. More
16 December 2022
A collection of computer-based paintings which blur the boundaries between digital and physical realms form the basis of a new exhibition by Kevin Todd opens at IMA. More
25 August 2022
A Sydney doctor who turned the driveway of his home into a pop-up Covid-19 vaccination site is the subject of a portrait by artist Sam Dabboussy which has been awarded the Australian Muslim Arts Prize 2022. More
2 August 2022
Primary and secondary school students across Australia are set to benefit from a brand-new education platform developed by the Islamic Museum of Australia (IMA) with learning resources suitable for students from Foundation to Year 12. More
17 May 2022
24 March 2022
A mesmerising, interactive light installation inspired by the medieval Islamic philosophy of illumination opens at the Islamic Museum of Australia today. More
19 August 2021
One of the country’s most highly regarded Muslim artists is the recipient of the Australian Muslim Artists Art Prize 2021. More
14 April 2021
The Islamic Museum of Australia will be presenting the untold testimonies of over 50 Victorian Muslims through a documentary-style exhibition and online gallery. More.
17 November 2020
Islamic Museum of Australia brings the Big Jihad and other masterpieces online on Google Arts & Culture
Starting today, artefacts from the Islamic Museum of Australia’s collection ca be viewed online on Google Arts & Culture by people around the world. More
4 November 2020
The Patron’s Fund has been established to support the academic and creative pursuits of Australians looking to further their knowledge in a field of study or creative practice that will contribute to the IMA’s mission. More
14 August 2020
Renowned WA artist named recipient of Australian Muslim Artists Art Prize 2020, in record field during pandemic. More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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