The Tiskiwin Museum was founded by Bert Flint, who was born in 1931 in the Netherlands where he studied Spanish language and literature at the University of Utrecht.
This Museum is one of the oldest in Marrakech. It focuses on the History and Culture of the Amazigh and Tuareg people, indigenous nomadic groups in North Africa. It holds a collection of objects acquired by the founder of the museum, Dutch anthropologist Bert Flint. He collected these cultural items during decades of North African expeditions. The exhibits represent different regions, recreating the former caravan route from Marrakech to Timbuktu. Each exhibit is generously filled with crafts, artworks, traditional attire, and intricately designed carpets.

The Tiskiwin Museum has been oriented in recent years more particularly towards the presentation of the material culture of the Berber-speaking populations of Saharan origin. The permanent exhibition is designed as a journey on the old caravan tracks linking North Africa to the Sahel. On the route followed, the traveling visitor meets the different populations at times in their social life – festivities, weekly markets – when each individual is more particularly concerned with the image he wants to give of himself.

To better understand these links, he has concentrated his research in recent years on the material culture of the populations of the Saharan Diaspora, relying on objects from his personal collection which encompasses the whole of North West Africa and which more specifically concerns the domain of the Art of Adornment.

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