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Sultana's Reality
Image from Sultana's Reality, written, designed and animated by Afrah Shafiq

Sultana's Reality

  • Online
In this Alice in Wonderland-styled interactive adventure, playfully...
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...
Tomb of Menna in the Theban Necropolis

Tomb of Menna in the Theban Necropolis

  • American Research Center in Egypt, al-Qarna, Egypt, online
Some 3,000 years ago, on the west bank of the Nile in al-Qarna, Egypt...
Virtual Tours: Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East 3-D Models and Museum Tour
3-D view of the coffin of Ankh-Khonsu, Thebes, Egypt, Dynasty 22 (945–712 BCE); painted wood. 

Virtual Tours: Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East 3-D Models and Museum Tour

  • Online, by the Harvard Museum of Ancient Near East
Collections at the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East (formerly the...
Virtual Tour: Zawiya-Sabil Faraj ibn Barquq, Cairo
3-D doll-house view of Zawiya-Sabil Faraj ibn Barquq.

Virtual Tour: Zawiya-Sabil Faraj ibn Barquq, Cairo

  • Online, by the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)
Constructed between the years 1408 and 1409 CE, the Zawiya and Sabil...
Oman: The Land of Frankincense
The National Museum of Oman
Vessel, soft stone, 1200 to 800 BCE.

Oman: The Land of Frankincense

  • through December 12, 2022
  • The State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg
This exhibit presents finds from archeological excavations carried...
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...

Homeland Under My Nails: Mohammad Omar Khalil—Selected Prints (1965-present)

  • January 22, 2020 through April 26, 2020
  • The Mosaic Rooms, London
One of the most significant artists of his generation from Sudan and the Arab world, Mohammad Omar Khalil, born in 1936, is a painter, master printmaker and mentor who has been practicing...

Queen Nefertari's Egypt

  • December 6, 2020 through March 14, 2021
  • Kimbell Art Museum, Forth Worth, Texas
This exhibition celebrates the wives of pharaohs during the New Kingdom period (1550–1070 BCE), when Egyptian civilization reached its zenith. Not shown as merely royal wives, they were also...

Suspect Objects Suspect Subjects

  • through March 20, 2021
  • The Brunei Gallery, London
This exhibit highlights and responds to the social challenges faced by Muslim communities in the UK and around the world, addressing themes of government policy and monitoring, controlled...

Heba Y. Amin: When I see the future, I close my eyes

  • October 1, 2020 through March 28, 2021
  • The Mosaic Rooms, London
This first UK-solo exhibition by Egyptian multimedia artist Heba Y. Amin investigates how narratives of regional politics in the Middle East relate to global concerns. Her research-based works take...

Shuruq Harb: The Jump

  • through March 28, 2021
  • Fundacióantonitàpies, Barcelona
Set within the tectonic rift of the Jordan Valley and weaving multiple storylines joined through a robotic narrator, the exhibit explores the psychological terrains of leaping into the void...

Zarina Bhimji: Black Pocket

  • through April 10, 2021
  • Al-Mureijah Art Spaces, Sharjah, UAE
For over 30 years, London-based Ugandan Asian photographer Zarina Bhimji has staged enquiry into image, object, sound and language as she’s searched for the universal in both its literal and...

Zarah Hussain: Breath

  • through June 20, 2021
  • Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
This exhibit explores the universal sanctity and necessity of breathing, mining Hussain’s own reflections and experiences as she integrates the personal stories of members from our community...

not in, of, along, or relating to a line

  • through July 10, 2021
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery
Using digital technologies to narrate, alter, augment or invent their identities and histories, nine artists and art collectives explore self-expression and self-fashioning in ways that make...

Reflections: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa

  • February 11, 2021 through August 15, 2021
  • British Museum, London
This exhibit features more than 100 works on paper that celebrate more than a decade of collecting contemporary art of the Middle East and North Africa. The exhibit weaves together a rich...
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