Kiarostami Foundation opens in the US
The Kiarostami Foundation has been set up by Ahmad Kiarostami in the US. Its job is to supervise and publish the cinematic and artistic works of the late Iranian filmmaker, Abbas Kiarostami. The Foundation has been established by his eldest son who is a US resident.
Khorasan next host to Louvre masterpieces
The Louvre in Tehran exhibition at the National Museum of Iran, warmly welcomed by Iranians, will now move to the northern Khorasan Province for a period of two months.
Kiarostami photos of Louvre in Tehran
A collection of photos from the Louvre Museum by late Abbas Kiarostami, entitled "Look at Me” will be displayed for the first time simultaneously with the exhibition of the Louvre Museum works at the National Museum of Iran. “When we were negotiating with Louvre officials, it was decided that works of several well-known photographers worldwide at the Louvre to be displayed in Iran; the French also mentioned that a well-known Iranian artist had taken good photos of the Louvre, namely Abbas Kiarostami. We talked with Ahmad and Bahman Kiarostami for the final selection of works and determined the location of this exhibition”, Nokandeh told IRNA.
New security system for National Museum
The National Museum of Iran, which hosted reputable exhibitions from around the world this year, and will also host the Louvre Museum of France from early March, was connected to "MHA" Electronic Alert Center.
National Museum of Iran host to British Museum
Visiting British Museum Director in Tehran has proposed for the British Museum to hold its second exhibition at the Iran National Museum.
Hartwig Fischer, Museum Director, accompanied by Vesta Sarkhosh-Curtis who is responsible for pre-Islamic Iranian coins (from the third century BCE until the middle of the seventh century CE), visited Iran’s National Museum, and said: “Although I am visiting Iran for the first time
Silla and Pars: A common memory
“Silla and Pars: A common memory” is an exhibition opened in Tehran by the Head of the Cultural Heritage Dept of Iran and the South Korean Ambassador to Tehran Kim Seung-Ho.
National Museum of Iran unveils stamp
On the threshold of its 80th anniversary, the National Museum of Iran has unveiled a stamp for the occasion at a gathering of the arts and culture elites. The Museum is also scheduled for an overhaul soon.
Iran and Armenia: Memory of a Land
The Exhibition “Iran and Armenia: Memory of a Land” was inaugurated last night 17 October 2017. The National Museum of Iran “Iran Bastan” is also celebrating its 80th anniversary this year.
Armenian historical works at the National Museum
On Tuesday 3 October 2017, a collection of ancient Armenian culture and civilization artifacts, along with two representatives from the Armenian History Museum, arrived in Iran and was moved to the National Museum of Iran.