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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...
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...
Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities
Shahzia Sikander
"Web," by Shahzia Sikander, 2002.

Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities

  • October 2, 2020 through January 24, 2021
  • RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
Pakistani American artist Shahzia Sikander is internationally celebrated...

Ahmet Öǧüt: No poem loves its poet: Solo Show

  • through October 11, 2020
  • Yarat Contemporary Art Space, Baku, Azerbaijan
Amsterdam-based Kurdish artist Ahmet Öǧüt presents a solo exhibition featuring two new, site-responsive commissions utilizing video and scuplture, respectively titled Hiçbir şiir, ...
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It Comes in Many Forms: Islamic Art from the Collection

  • May 15, 2020 through October 18, 2020
  • RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
This exhibition presents textiles, decorative arts and works on paper that attest to the pluralism of Islam and its expressions. From an Egyptian textile fragment dated to the 1100s to a...
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Age Old Cities: A Virtual Journey From Palmyra to Mosul

  • January 25, 2020 through October 25, 2020
  • National Museum of Asian Art, Washington, D. C.
Journey to three cities in the Middle East—Palmyra and Aleppo in Syria and Mosul in Iraq—in this virtual exhibition organized by the Arab World Institute, Paris, and created in...
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Sanctuary

  • through October 25, 2020
  • Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, online
What does "sanctuary" mean to you? This online 3D exhibit invites you to step into an immersive and contemplative space dedicated to exploring varied interpretations through woven rugs...
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Gulnur Mukazhanova: Solo Show

  • September 8, 2020 through November 7, 2020
  • Aspan Gallery, Almaty
Berlin-based Gulnur Mukazhanova works with materials and fabrics from Central Asia, like silk and felt, to create intricately detailed installations and props for photos and video projects. ...
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African Arts: Global Conversations

  • through November 15, 2020
  • Brooklyn Museum, New York
This exhibition puts African arts where they rightfully belong: within the global art historical canon. It brings those works into greater, meaningful art historical conversations and critiques...
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The Turkmen Storage Bag

  • through November 15, 2020
  • de Young Museum, San Francisco
This small, focused exhibition showcases approximately nine storage bags representing five subgroups, taking advantage of the intimate space in the T. B. Walker Textile Education Gallery to present...
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It Comes in Many Forms: Islamic Art from the Collection

  • September 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020
  • RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
This exhibition presents textiles, decorative arts, and works on paper that attest to the vast pluralism of Islam and its cultural and artistic expressions. From an Egyptian textile fragment dating...
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Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities

  • October 2, 2020 through January 24, 2021
  • RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
Pakistani American artist Shahzia Sikander is internationally celebrated for bringing Indo-Persian miniature-painting traditions into dialog with contemporary art practice. This exhibition tracks...
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