Sheikha Hussah al-Sabah


Activities

Acquisition of objects for the DAI art collection and books for library.

Contributing to and editing many of the publications of DAI:

  • Newsletter (Hadeeth Ad-Dar)
  • Guidebooks for museum visitors
  • Exhibition catalogues:
    • Proceedings of seminars
    • Illustrated full texts of lecture series Excavating Islamic sites such as Bahnasa (1985-87) in Upper Egypt, in cooperation with the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS) Organizing visiting exhibitions and catalogues:
    • Opening of Dar Al-Athar Al-Islamiyyah (1983)
    • Science in Islam (1984)
    • Qur’anic Manuscripts from Beith Al-Qu’ran, Bahrain (1987)
    • Variety in Unity (1987)
    • Photographs of Old Jerusalem (1988)
    • Islamic Coins in Sweden (1989)
    • Masterpieces from the Heritage (1990)
    • Handicrafts of Daghestan (1990)
    • Turkish Calligraphy (1992)
    • Flowers from the Ashes (in honour of the visit of former US President George Bush to Kuwait, 1993)
    • Dutch Cartography (1993)
    • Kuwait in Early Maps (1993)
    • The Overseas Business of the Dutch (1993)