The Birth of Persian Miniature Painting: Talk by Dr. Richard Piran McClary -11th July 2019

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia is proud to host a a special lecture by Dr. Richard Piran McClary, a renowned academician and expert with vast experience on medieval Islamic Architecture especially the Persian miniature painting.

This lecture will address the development of Persian miniature painting through the prism of polychrome over glaze ceramics from Iran. The lecture concludes with an overview of the process by which mina’i wares became known in the early twentieth century, which saw them become almost ubiquitous in exhibitions and publications by the middle of the twentieth century.

The details of the event is as below:


Date     : 11th July 2019, Thursday

Time    : 2.30 – 4.00 pm

Venue  : Education Workshop, Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

ADMISSION IS FREE. For those who are interested, pre-register your seat at

For further inquiries, contact us at 03-2092 7032 / 7033 / 7038.