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The Royal College of Music Museum hosts year-round temporary exhibitions so you can engage with its extensive collection of musical artefacts in new ways. The H was also the first music conservatoire to partner with the Google Cultural Institute, opening up our collections to audiences around the world.

Our museum and library curate a range of interactive digital exhibitions, drawing on key social and historical themes to enrich our understanding of music history. These exhibitions are hosted on , where you can also take a virtual tour of the H and see some of the collections in situ around the building.

Awaken: Sufi Music & Women of South Asia

Discover the role of women in Sufi music and poetry, the mystical devotion of the Islamic faith, across Pakistan, India, Bengal and the diasporic communities. Led by lead curator Attia Shiraz, this exhibition illuminates the long-overlooked connection of women in the musical landscape of Sufism over centuries.

18 June - 20 October 2024

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