The Carpet Collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum

Bahmanli Carpet

Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum in Baku holds a very large and impressive collection of pile carpets. The collection includes approximately 2.400 carpets dating from the 17th century to the early 20th century. This collection is the main component of the museum’s foundation and presents the four types of carpet weaving … read more

Unseen Art: Pushing the Boundaries of Potential

The State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg is hosting an exhibition ‘Unseen Art: Pushing the Boundaries of Potential’ which is organized by the State Hermitage Museum and the Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum. The exhibition project is primarily designed for individuals with visual disabilities. The exhibition opened 12 November 2021 and … read more

Carpet Art, Evolution of Meanings at Kazan Kremlin

Dr. Shirin Melikova

On 7 July 2021, the Historic-Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve The Kazan Kremlin hosted the opening ceremony of the exhibition Carpet Art, Evolution of Meanings. An exhibition of Azerbaijani carpet weaving art, its traditions, and contemporary designs was on display for the first time in Kazan. The exhibition at Kazan Kremlin … read more

Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum

The Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, the first museum in the world of its kind was founded in 1967 and located in different buildings for 54 years. In 2014, the Carpet Museum moved to a new specially designed building in order to present to the world, fully and at the proper … read more