”Art is an ocean of beauty without shores. It transcends all boundaries”

Professor Nasser D. Khalili

Explore the Eight Khalili Collections

The Khalili Collections

35,000 objects comprising of eight unique collections

Professor Nasser D. Khalili has been a passionate art collector since 1970. After almost five decades of collecting and over thirty years of publishing, The Khalili Family Trust will be represented in a series of more than 100 books and exhibition catalogues, of which 72 have already been published, showcasing some 35,000 works of art from the eight khalili collections.


Islamic art (700–2000)


Hajj and the arts of pilgrimage (700–2000)


Aramaic documents (353–324 bc)


Japanese art of the Meiji period (1868–1912)


Japanese kimono (1700–2000)


Swedish textiles (1700–1900)


Spanish damascene metalwork (1850–1900)


Enamels of the world (1700–2000)


Discover more at the Khalili Collections Official website