The Aga Khan Museum (AKM) appreciates your interest in our collection and encourages the non-commercial use of the images we have published online. All collection images are made available under and subject to the CC BY-NC 2.5 CA Creative Commons license referenced here:

The Aga Khan Museum requires that anyone using our images follow the below principles of use:

  • Images must be accompanied by the proper object caption information which can be found on the object record. Using proper caption information allows for artworks in The Aga Khan Museum collection to be properly identified and researched by others.
  • Credit images to: © The Aga Khan Museum
  • The work cannot be used in a manner that would or could impair, harm or tarnish the reputation or image of AKM or its namesake, His Highness the Aga Khan, or otherwise be depicted in a negative manner.

Scholar and artists: we are interested to learn about your projects and how you have researched or integrated works from our collection. If you would like to share such information with us, please do so at

Image Requests

AKM reserves the right to terminate licenses that do not comply with the above requirements. To obtain high resolution images or for commercial use purposes of the images (including publications and exhibitions), please submit your request by filling out the appropriate form and emailing it to Once the form has been submitted, please allow 3-4 weeks for processing.