ICOC pre-conference tour to Copenhagen – David Collection

ICOC has arranged a pre-conference tour to Copenhagen 14-15 June. One of the highlights of the tour is a visit to the David Collection in the central part of the old city where Director Kjeld von Folsach will introduce the attendees to the museum and its Islamic collection, which ranks among … read more

The Collection of Islamic Art, The David Collection

The textile room in the islamic collection

The David Collection in Copenhagen re-opened in May 2009 after 3 years of rebuilding and refurbishing the two buildings – Kronprinsessegade 30 and 32, owned by the C. L. David Foundation. The David Collection was established in 1945 by Christian Ludvig David (1878-1960) and housed in David’s former residence, facing … read more