Penn Museum
Slipper coffin, Nippur, Iraq.

New Middle East Galleries

  • Penn Museum, Philadelphia
The 4,500-year-old crown jewels of a queen. One of the world's...
Kayané Antreassian. Courtesy of the Palestinian Museum
Embroidered jellayeh coat from Galilee, from the collection of Birzeit University Museum.

Labour of Love: New Approaches to Palestinian Embroidery

  • through August 25, 2018
  • The Palestinian Museum, Birzeit, Palestine
This exhibition unfolds a material history of Palestine, telling little...
YARAT Contemporary Art Space

Little YARAT: Creative Weekends for Your Children and Family

  • through December 30, 2018
  • YARAT Contemporary Art Space, Baku
Little YARAT is a playful, arts-oriented "taster" program held...

Love from A to Z

  • through August 27, 2018
  • the MuCEM, Marseille, France
A for amour (love), B for bijoux (jewelry), C for cœur (heart), and the list goes on as themes of love are broken down into 26 letters in the exhibition, from the tender to the torrid in...
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Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World

  • through September 9, 2018
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Egypt was the oldest and most imposing civilization of the ancient world, renowned for its invention of writing, its monumental pyramids and temples, and its knowledge of history, astronomy...
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Art and Peoples of the Kharga Oasis

  • through September 30, 2018
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
In 1908 the Metropolitan Museum of Art began to excavate late-antique sites in the Kharga Oasis, located in Egypt's Western Desert. The Museum's archeologists uncovered two-story houses...
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Art and Peoples of the Kharga Oasis

  • through September 30, 2018
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
In 1908 The Metropolitan Museum of Art began to excavate late-antique sites in the Kharga Oasis, located in Egypt's Western Desert. The Museum's archeologists uncovered two-story houses...
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Huma Bhabha: We Come in Peace

  • through October 28, 2018
  • Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Born in 1962 in Karachi, Pakistan, artist Huma Bhabha has been selected to create a site-specific installation for The Met's Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, the sixth in a series of...
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I AM: An Arts Initiative Organized by CARAVAN

  • through November 25, 2018
  • Various Locations:

    American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington D.C., through October 22.
    Center for the Arts, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, January 12–February 25, 2018.
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, April 1–May 28, 2018.
    St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, Washington, June 10–August 7, 2018.
    Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati, Ohio, September 1–October 14, 2018.
    The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Burlington, Vermont, October 25–November 25, 2018.
     
I AM is a peace-building exhibition that premiered in Amman, Jordan, under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, and it shows 31 of the Middle East's premier contemporary...
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Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq

  • through November 25, 2018
  • Penn Museum, Philadelphia
This exhibition sheds light on the ongoing destruction of cultural heritage in the Middle East by showing what's at stake—the rich history of the region and the diversity of its people...
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Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq

  • through November 26, 2018
  • Penn Museum, Philadelphia
Nimrud. Aleppo. Palmyra. Ebla. These ancient sites and many others in Iraq and Syria have found their way to the top of recent international news as the destruction of cultural heritage becomes...
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Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints

  • September 1, 2018 through December 15, 2018
  • Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts, Melbourne, Florida
Batik is a Javanese  word that refers to a traditional technique of wax-resist dyeing in which a pattern is made on both sides of cotton fabric with warm liquid wax applied  by a tjanting...
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