Museums in Arabia is an internationally established conference series. It operates as an international collaborative network for exploring the theory and practice of museums and heritage in the Arabian Peninsula.
The series encourages cross-disciplinary exchange and engagement. Museums in Arabia attracts scholars from a wide variety of geographic locations and research specialisations, providing opportunities to foster multidisciplinary dialogue.
Established in 2012, the conference series has developed successful events at host institutions including the British Museum in 2012 in partnership with the British Foundation for the Study of Arabia; the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha in 2014 in partnership with UCL Qatar; the Bahrain National Museum, Kingdom of Bahrain in 2017 in partnership with the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities and King’s College London in 2019 in partnership with the British Council.