On the occasion of the European Heritage Days, the Institut du monde arabe opens its doors and collections to all. An exceptional weekend to discover Arab culture.
A rich culture
Permanent collections, conferences, guided tours, workshops, events… A program rich in activities to discover the Arab culture. The Institut du monde arabe opens its doors to make you travel to regions that are currently inaccessible – Yemen, Syria, the Sahara –, and others about to open their borders again to travelers such as Morocco and Tunisia . At the end of the course, we can celebrate our regained freedom to music around the feast table. The museum of the Arab World Institute presents a remarkable collection of coins, for the first time revealed to the public. It consists exclusively of dinars, gold coins, minted in the Arab-Muslim world between the 8th and 19th centuries. To discover, nearly 1100 pieces, including many rare, even unique mintings, which tell the complex history of the civilization of Islam
Saturday September 17 11 a.m.
– Conference I The bee, heritage of humanity Meet in front of the ground floor locker room at 10:45 a.m. Discover the hives of the Institut du monde arabe around an exceptional conference on “The bee, world heritage of humanity”. Can we imagine what the heritage of humanity owes them ? At the end of the conference, you will be invited to taste IMA honey. More informations 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
– Workshop I Kheops Meeting in front of the cloakroom on the ground floor Go back in time and create your own hieroglyph! Each participant will carve a sign on a slab of earth, then put it together with those of their teammates to form a written wall fragment. More informations 3 p.m.
– Visit-conference| Historic Arab Paris Meet in front of the downstairs cloakroom This visit-conference in the 5th arrondissement allows us to take the measure of the privileged links between the Arab world and France.
1 Rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, 75005 Paris