International Committee
for Museums and Collections
of Decorative Arts and Design

Members' activities: Call for Applications from Baku (updated)

March 6, 2021

Conference Artist and Carpet: Today and Tomorrow

The Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum (ANCM) would like to invite ICDAD members to participate at the 2021 conference Artist and Carpet: Today and Tomorrow, taking place in fall of 2021 in Baku. Applications close May 15, 2021 (updated!).

Due to the pandemic, ANCM re-imagined the format of the conference and concluded to organize it this fall simultaneously in person in Baku and online with the content delivered via Zoom for those who couldn't make it to Baku.
CfP Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum 2021

International Carpet Sketch Contest

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and the Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum announce the international carpet sketch contest dedicated to the 880th birth anniversary of the Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi. Creative people over the age of 20 are welcome to take part in the contest. Send your carpet sketch scanned at 600 DPI JPEG format to carpetmuseum.contest@gmail.com until May 15, 2021.

The winner will receive a cash prize. The judging panel will announce the first-place winner on May 30, 2021. Following this, the ANCM's Traditional Technology Department will weave a carpet based on the winner's sketch. If the winner is a foreign citizen, the museum will cover his/her travel and accommodation expenses to attend the carpet's presentation ceremony.

Carpet Scetch Contest

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