AHiS with Leighton House Museum:
Study Day for Teachers and Sixth Form Students exploring a range of Islamic Art
Aimed at teachers and students of the new Edexcel Global A-level syllabus, this day will focus on key works on the syllabus (Art & Nature, Art & Identities, and Art & War) from Mughal miniatures, to the architecture of Sinan, to contemporary images of the veil as well as exploring Orientalism in the context of Leighton House itself.
9.30 Registration and coffee
10.00 Welcome by Charlotte Villiers
10.05 Melanie Gibson, Trustee of Leighton House and associate lecturer, Courtauld Institute: Introduction to Islamic Arts
10.30 Susan Stronge, Senior Curator, Asia Department, Victoria & Albert Museum: Mughal Miniatures
11.15 The architecture of Miman Sinan
12.00 Lunch break (and opportunity to explore the house)
12.45 Gender and Contemporary Islamic Representation - tbc
13.30 Introduction to Calligraphy, and calligraphy workshop in the studio
14.45 Tea break
15.00 Daniel Robbin, Senior Curator, Leighton House: Orientalism, Lord Leighton and his collection
Paid tickets will be reimbursed upon attendance. Donations to the charity are welcome. Suggested donations from private sector: £15 per person.