The Prince of Wales opening the exhibition Treasures of Imperial Japan, Ceramics from the Khalili Collection at the National Museum of Wales. 25 October 1994 - 29 January 1995
His Majesty, the late King Hussein of Jordan, visiting the Oxford University Middle East Society.
Receiving the honour, Knight Commander of the Royal Order of Francis I (KCFO) along with Baroness Thatcher.
Private tour of the exhibition Heaven on Earth: Art From Islamic Land with President Clinton and family.
Receiving Honorary Doctorate from the University of the Arts, London.
Reception at Banqueting House to celebrate the launch of The Timeline History of Islamic art and Architecture, attended by Lord Adonis, former Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Department for Education and Skills.
With Chancellor Lord Patten at the Court of Benefactors ceremony, University of Oxford.
At the opening of the exhibition Arts Of Islam: Treasures from the Nasser D Khalili Collection at the Emirates Palace hotel and in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. Abu Dhabi 22 January - 22 May 2008
At the launch of Enamels of the World: 1700 - 2000 at the Wallace Collection.
With Professor Mikhail Piotrovsky, director of the State Hermitage Museum, at the opening of the exhibition Enamels of The World: 1700 - 2000. 8 December 2009 - 18 April 2010
With Ernst Veen, director of Hermitage Amsterdam and De Nieuwe Kerk at the opening of the exhibition Passion for Perfection: Islamic Art from the Khalili Collections. De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, Netherland 11 December 2010 - 17 April 2011
With former Prime Minister of Malta, Mr. Lawrence Gonzi at the opening of the exhibition Metal Magic: Spanish Treasures from the Khalili Collection at the National Museum of Archaeology in Valletta, Malta. 8 November 2011 - 29 April 2012
While hosting a dinner to celebrate the opening of the exhibition Hajj: Journey to the heart of Islam at The British Museum, attended by Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum.
Director General Irina Bokova designating Professor Sir Nasser D Khalili as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador.
At the High Panel on Peace and Dialogue among Cultures, UNESCO, Paris, with Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, President of the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, and HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal Al Saud, Chairman, Board of Directors, King Faisal Centre for Research and Islamic Studies.
Giving the commencement address as alumnus to the graduation class of 2013 at Queens College, New York.
Meeting His Hollines Pope Francis at the Vatican, to relate the activities of the Khalili Foundation
Addressing the UNESCO Global Knowledge Society Forum as Goodwill Ambassador in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
With the President of France François Hollande at the opening of Hajj, The Pilgrimage to Mecca at the Institut du Monde Arabe.
Receiving the honorary Doctorate of Humanities from Professor P. Gregory Warden, president of the Franklin University in Lugano, Switzerland.
Awarded the rank of officier in the Ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur by the French PresidentRead More
Professor David Khalili lectures at SOAS on the preservation of history through art collecting.Read More
He was Appointed as a member of the Honorary Board at the INTERPOL Foundation for a Safer World
Sir David presides over the SOAS Graduation Ceremony, giving the opening address to the class of 2018Read More
At a special ceremony in Baku, Azerbaijan, Professor Sir Nasser D. Khalili was elected as a member of the prestigious Eurasian Academy and honoured with the Eurasian Legend Award for his contribution to art, culture and education.Read More
“for services to interfaith relations and charity”Read More
During the investiture presided by His Majesty King Charles III at Windsor Castle on November 16th 2022, Sir David Khalili was honoured with a Knighthood for his services to interfaith and charity.Read More