Qalamkari or Kalamkari is a beautiful type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, mostly produced in Iran and India.
Ali-Akbar San’ati Museum, a gallery of the Iranian maestro’s artworks, is located in a historic building in central Tehran belonging to the Qajar era.
Tehran’s Museum of Glass Painting, the only one of its kind in Iran and the second one in the world, is a unique museum showcasing reverse paintings on glass.
Leading Iranian artist Pari Saberi says Iran’s theatre has a great potential to become global and is ready to take long strides towards a brighter future.
An exhibition showcasing hundreds of Iranian historic items is to open in the Netherlands shortly after the end of an exhibit of Qajar era artworks and relics in France.
An art exhibition involving artists painting on traditional Jahlah jars was recently held in Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas in Hormozgan Province.
Young Iranian artists have painted murals depicting inspirational Shahnameh (Book of Kings) designs at the Ferdowsi Boulevard in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad.
The third edition of “Baharestan” (Land of Spring) street art event is currently underway in the Iranian capital with the aim of promoting happiness and enthusiasm among the citizens ahead of the New Persian Year.
The Negarestan Garden-Museum, a Qajar era monument in Tehran’s Baharestan Square, is host to a museum displaying works of renowned Iranian painter Mohammad Ghaffari and his students.
Several dead trees of Tehran’s Valiasr Street, one of the longest streets in the Middle East, have been carved by wood artists and turned into beautiful pieces of art ahead of the Persian New Year or Nowruz.