The Islamic Art & Material Culture Collaborative (IAMCC) fosters advanced research in the study of Islamic art and material culture.

The IAMCC harnesses the institutional capacities available in Toronto, to make the city a leading centre for the study and exhibition of Islamic art and material culture on the global stage.


[April 27, and May 2-4, 2024] Arts of the Indian Ocean

Apr 11th, 2024

Registration is now open! This multidisciplinary international conference brings together some 75 knowledge producers from diverse disciplinary, geographic, and cultural backgrounds to present and discuss their work on the Indian Ocean’s unique materialities and artistic expressions. The 22 conference panels explore the creation, production, and circulation of material culture in various forms including the visual […]

[May 8, 2024] Exploring the Digital: Islamic Art and the Museum

Apr 09th, 2024

Event: In-person Date: Wednesday, May 8 Time: 12:00 pm -2:00 pm Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, SS 2098, Department of Art History In-person Event: Register Here – Space is Limited A light lunch will be served. The Islamic Art and Material Culture Collaborative is pleased to announce a roundtable discussion featuring IAMCC co-chairs in conversation with guest panelists. As digital tools increasingly shape public […]

[Mar 16, 2024] The Visualisation of Hypotheses as a Balancing Act between Science and Illustration: A Talk by Prof. Dominik Lengyel

Feb 20th, 2024

Event: Hybrid Date: Saturday March 16, 2024 Time: 11 am – 12:30 pm (refreshments will be served) Venue: Seminar Room, SS 6032, Department of Art History In-person Event: Register Here – Space is Limited (Capacity Restricted) Virtual Event: Register Here It is the digital in the digital humanities that awakens both expectations and desires that can lead to […]

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