Past Exhibition Ran from 29 May 2021 to 12 September 2021

Epic Iran

Tickets released every Tuesday at 12.00

★★★★★ Explores five jaw-dropping millennia of cultural history.

The Guardian

This exhibition is now closed at V&A South Kensington

Exploring 5,000 years of art, design and culture, Epic Iran shined a light on one of the greatest historic civilisations, its journey into the 21st century and its monumental artistic achievements, which remain unknown to many.

Exhibition Trailer

Epic Iran is organised by the V&A with the Iran Heritage Foundation in association with The Sarikhani Collection

Past Events


Epic Iran

With thanks to: The Godwin Family, Darioush Winery, Cockayne – Grants for the Arts, a donor-advised fund of The London Community Foundation, The Ruddock Foundation for the Arts, The Soudavar Memorial Foundation, The Arah Foundation, Dr Amir Ali Farman-Farma and The Altajir Trust.

Background image: Detached folio from an illuminated manuscript of the Shahnameh for Shah Tahmasp, 1525 – 35, Tabriz. The Sarikhani Collection, I.MS.4025.