Record Number : 45401 of 13452

Title : International Museum of Muslim Cultures

Description :
This is the homepage of the International Museum of Muslim Cultures (IMMC) based in Jackson, Mississippi. Founded by Emad Al-Turk and Okolo Rashid in 2001, the museum conducts research and engages in the collection, preservation, exhibition and interpretation of artifacts relating to Islamic history and culture, and Muslims' contribution to world civilisation. Through these activities, it aims to enhance the public's understanding of Muslim cultures as well as to promote interfaith dialogue and religious tolerance. In addition to information about its history and vision; this website offers an overview of and images from the museum's current exhibitions. There are also interviews with the museum's founders and news items relating to the museum. Information on how to subscribe to their newsletter and on how to become a member are likewise available.


Uncontrolled Keywords : religion and culture; Islamic history; Islamic culture; interfaith dialogue

Controlled Keywords : museum; religion and related disciplines; religious history; Muslim; Islam;

Language : eng;

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