Wahj: Adornment of the Page

The exhibition “Wahj: Adornment of the Page” at the Al-Faisal Museum opens for the public for a period of six months, and it will travel in and outside the Kingdom. The exhibition contains 60 items of the different types of decorated manuscripts preserved by the KFCRIS. This special exhibition is concerned with showing the decoration and gilding in various Islamic manuscripts to present their aesthetic experience.


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From the Exhibition


In the evening of Wednesday, February 6th, 2019, the Minister of Culture HRH Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al Saud inaugurated the exhibition "Wahj: Adornment of the Page" in the presence of HRH Prince Turki AlFaisal, Chairman of the KFCRIS, as well as a number of officials, diplomats, cultural figures, and members of the media. HRH Prince Turki AlFaisal thanked the Minister of Culture for his generous patronage of the exhibition and praised the role of the Ministry in supporting cultural projects in the Kingdom. The exhibition, which deals with the art of decorating manuscripts, comes within the framework of the efforts of the KFCRIS to spread culture and highlight such arts. HRH Prince Turki AlFaisal pointed out that the Center possesses one of the largest international collections of original and rare Arabic and Islamic manuscripts.