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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...

Weaving the Thread of Fate in Carpet: Decorative-Applied Art of Azerbaijan

  • through May 18, 2021
  • Russian Museum of Ethnography, Saint Petersburg
This exhibition presents the best pieces from the collection of the Russian Museum of Ethnography, including ornamented copper utensils, silk fabrics, embroideries, soft chests and bags...

Painting Museum: Make an Island for Yourself

  • through May 30, 2021
  • Museum of Azerbaijani Painting, Baku
This exhibition includes works created between the late 1980s and early 1990s by 21 Azerbaijani artists of different generations who have lived through the collapse of the Soviet Union. Themes...

Exhibition 3: Alex Ayed

  • through June 3, 2021
  • Institute of Arab & Islamic Art, New York
This exhibit presents the first solo exhibition by the Brussels- and Tunis-based multimedia artist. It continues his use of materials both earthly and ephemeral, featuring the intimate...

Tears That Taste of the Sea

  • April 13, 2021 through June 12, 2021
  • October Gallery, London
This exhibition, by Rachid Koraïchi, presents a select sampling of the artist's works in different media created during this past year of global crisis. The works are linked together by the...

Fogs Turned Into Epic Story in My Head

  • through June 15, 2021
  • Yarat Contemporary Art Space, Baku
This art exhibition, taking from the Azerbaijani song “Motherland is Better,” explains through the artwork of nearly 20 artists the decades-long Karabakh conflict in terms of its...

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...

Shahidul Alam: Truth to Power

  • through July 11, 2021
  • Asia Society, Houston
This exhibit presents the first comprehensive US museum survey of the photographic work of Shahidul Alam, renowned Bangladeshi photographer, writer, activist and institution builder. More than...
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