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New Middle East Galleries
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...
21,39 Jeddah Arts: I Love You, Urgently
Ayman Zedani
Artwork by Saudi-born conceptual artist Ayman Zedani.

21,39 Jeddah Arts: I Love You, Urgently

  • through April 18, 2020
  • The Saudi Art Council and al-Balad, Jiddah
At a time when Saudi Arabia is undergoing a rapid transformation, ...
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

  • through May 3, 2020
  • Saatchi Gallery, London
This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the discovery of...
I Am ... Contemporary Women Artists of Africa
Njideka Akunyili Crosby
"Wedding Souvenirs," 2016 by Nigerian artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby.

I Am ... Contemporary Women Artists of Africa

  • through July 5, 2020
  • National Museum of African Art, Washington, D. C.
Taking its name from a 1970s feminist anthem, this exhibition draws upon...
Homeland Under My Nails: Mohammad Omar Khalil: Selected prints (1964—present)
Mohammad Omar Khalil
"Sacrifice," by Mohammad Omar Khalil, 1975, etching, aquatint, scraping.

Homeland Under My Nails: Mohammad Omar Khalil: Selected prints (1964—present)

  • January 22, 2020 through April 26, 2020
  • The Mosaic Rooms, London
Mohammad Omar Khalil, a painter, master printmaker and mentor practicing...
Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Equestrian, 19th–20th century. Bamana peoples. Mali, Ouassabo, Bougouni District. Wood, iron, 130 centimeters.

Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara

  • January 30, 2020 through May 10, 2020
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
This exhibition is the first of its kind to trace the legacy of the...
Mediterranean Marketplaces: Connecting the Ancient World

Mediterranean Marketplaces: Connecting the Ancient World

  • April 5, 2020
  • Harvard Semitic Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Today consumers use the Internet and digital banking to acquire the...

Unfinished Journeys

  • March 7, 2020 through April 11, 2020
  • Creative Alliance, Baltimore, Maryland
This exhibit shows 35 paintings by artist Helen Zughaib, who since the uprisings of the 2011 "Arab Spring" has created art that draws narrative inspiration from the paintings of...
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Calligraphy: A New Addition to the Permanent Galleries

  • through April 17, 2020
  • Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford, UK
A new case demonstrates the versatility of Islamic calligraphy and its use in ceremonial and secular objects. Among others, the stunning objects include a blue pot from 12th-century Kashan...
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21,39 Jeddah Arts: I Love You, Urgently

  • through April 18, 2020
  • The Saudi Art Council and al-Balad, Jiddah
At a time when Saudi Arabia is undergoing a rapid transformation, the seventh edition of 21,39 asks local and international artists, architects, designers and thinkers to seek out...
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Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company

  • through April 19, 2020
  • The Wallace Collection, London
This is the first UK exhibition of works by Indian master painters commissioned by East India Company officials in the late 18th and 19th centuries. It is an unprecedented opportunity to see these...
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No god but God: The Art of Islam

  • through April 19, 2020
  • Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
This is the gallery's first major display of Islamic art to encompass a geographical span extending from Morocco to Australia. The display includes a range of works from the ninth century to...
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Leila's Quest for Flight

  • April 25, 2020 through April 25, 2020
  • South San Francisco Library
When the optometrist shatters Leila's dream of becoming a pilot, a menagerie of mythic birds gather to help her accomplish her goal. Drawn from beloved Palestinian folktales, Leila's Quest...
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Homeland Under My Nails: Mohammad Omar Khalil: Selected prints (1964—present)

  • January 22, 2020 through April 26, 2020
  • The Mosaic Rooms, London
Mohammad Omar Khalil, a painter, master printmaker and mentor practicing since the 1960s, is one of the most significant artists of his generation from Sudan and the Arab world. A long overdue...
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Las artes del metal en Al-Ándalus

  • December 17, 2019 through April 26, 2020
  • Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid
This exhibition brings together for the first time the main masterpieces of the metalwork of Al-Andalus, from prestigious Spanish and foreign collections. A large selection of pieces, complemented...
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Jogging by Hanane Hajj Ali, translated by Hassan Abdulrazzak

  • May 2, 2020 through May 2, 2020
  • Brava Theater Center, San Francisco
Hanane Hajj Ali, a 50-something Lebanese actress and citizen, exercises daily to avoid osteoporosis, obesity and depression. As her story intertwines with the city's tumultuous history, Hajj...
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