Arts and Entertainment

Ahmed Shamlu (1925-97)

Offers a biography of the Iranian poet, with a selection of his works in translation.

Between Word and Image - Modern Iranian Visual Culture

Overview on the exhibition along with a gallery of Iranian paintings and a brief history of the country's colonialism and constitutionalism.

Carpet Museum of Iran

Exhibit of Persian carpets. Features museum overview, virtual tour, carpet collections and gift store info.


Features a gallery of paintings and photographs by various Iranian artists and studios.

Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran

Presents displays of brick, plaster, mirror and inlaid works. Contains museum history, objects collection, virtual tour and museum information.

Iran Architecture

Features various photos and overview on the country's landmarks, palaces, and historical buildings.

Iran Cartoons

Provides information about Iranian cartoonists on the web. Features cartoon gallery, history of cartoons and list of cartoonists associations.

Iran Virtual Library

Databank of scholarly research on Iran's social, economic, political and cultural affairs.

Iranian Artists

Information resource on the country's artists in various fields such as painting, music, poetry, and photography.


News, reports and online exhibitions about Iranian art developments and culture with special sections on cross cultural activities.

Online Museum of Persian Stamps

Features Iranian commemorative and postage stamps.

Reza Abbasi Museum

Features objects and artifacts belonging to the period from the 2nd millennium BC to the early 20th century, which coincides with the end of Qajar period. Provides museum information, collection highlights and virtual tour.

Reza Abedini

Features the biography of the graphic artist; also includes a gallery of artworks and list of recognitions received.


Contains news, galleries, profiles of artists, and contact particulars.