Tune in to the latest press statements by IAMM, news coverage on our exhibitions and programmes, as well as in-depth podcasts on our collection.

The Museum’s engagement with the public broadens the understanding of the collection as well as extending the reach of our exhibitions and programmes.
Read the latest press statements released by IAMM on its exhibitions and educational programmes. In turn, access the news coverage featuring IAMM on its ongoing endeavours to promote Islamic art. Our extensive range of video podcasts, meanwhile, offers a much focused look on our artefacts, exploring their cultural and historical links beyond our galleries.


Published quarterly, IAMM Newsletter updates the Museum’s events, programmes and collections while promoting Islamic art in Malaysia and beyond.

In the News

Learn about our events and programmes as published in various media platforms over the years.

News coverage showcases and extends our ongoing commitment to engage in the understanding of Islamic art, circulating the knowledge and presence of the collection in other areas of public life.
19 December 23

IAMM 25th Anniversary

19th December 2023: In celebration of our 25th anniversary, we are pleased to share media coverage featuring the […]
19 December 23

Orientalist Paintings: Mirror or Mirage?

19th December 2023: We reflect on the remarkable exhibition held by the IAMM, showcasing an exquisite collection of […]
2 July 17

Islamic Bookbinding exhibition

2nd July 2017: Discover the art of Islamic Bookbinding that will be on display until 31st December 2017. http://www.nst.com.my/lifestyle/sunday-vibes/2017/07/253944/art-islamic-bookbinding


Our series of video podcasts explores yet another dimension of the art-objects in our collection. Tune in as we take a step closer to appreciate their visual and material qualities, framed in the myriad backdrops of histories and cultures all around the Islamic world.

Turkish Blue-and-white Iznik pottery charger, c. 1480 AD

The extraordinary work of the Baba Naqqash — ‘master artisan’ — in Ottoman ceramic ateliers, becomes this episode’s centerpiece. Popular among Ottoman elites, the ceramicist’s mastery in composing and balancing materials to bring the flowers and tendrils to life makes for the hallmark of this line of work. 

Model of Dar al-Islam Mosque, New Mexico

This episode focuses on one of the many architectural models at the Architecture Gallery, the unique Dar al-Islam Mosque in the United States of America, designed by renowned Egyptian architect, Hassan Fathy. 

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