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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...
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...

Nubia: Jewels of Ancient Sudan From the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

  • through April 3, 2023
  • Getty Villa, Los Angeles
Nubia: Jewels of Ancient SudanFrom the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston covers 3,000 years of kingdoms that flourished in Nubia (present-day southern Egypt and northern Sudan), a region rich in sought...
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This Play

  • through April 9, 2023
  • Pi Artworks, Istanbul
This Play revolves around the concepts of childhood and play, exploring the liberating aspect of play, its defiant capacity to suspend and reconstruct reality, and the way it transcends the humdrum...
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Ghada Amer

  • December 2, 2022 through April 16, 2023
  • Mucem, Fort Saint-Jean, France
Ghada Amer is the first retrospective of the Franco-Egyptian artist to be held in France. Outraged by the difficulty of asserting herself as a painter in the 1980s, and even more so as a...
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Islamic Arts Biennale

  • January 23, 2023 through April 23, 2023
  • Hajj terminal, Jiddah
Islamic Arts Biennale will showcase the vibrancy of Islamic art past and present. Honoring the richness of creative heritage while exhibiting innovation and fresh ideas, the biennale will explore...
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A Century in Flux: Highlights from the Barjeel Art Foundation

  • through May 30, 2023
  • Sharjah Art Museum, UAE
This long-term exhibition features a selection of key modernist paintings, sculptures and mixed media artworks from the Barjeel Art Foundation collection, known for its inclusion of significant...
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Baya: Women in the Garden: Works and Archives, 1944–1998

  • March 26, 2023
  • Institut du monde arabe, Paris
Baya: Women in the Garden: Works and Archives, 1944–1998 pays tribute to 20th-century Algerian artist Baya Mahieddine. Documenting all her periods of activity, from 1947 to her death in 1998,...
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Shifting the Silence

  • September 5, 2022
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Shifting the Silence features dynamic works by 32 women artists who use the radical language of abstraction to enhance our understanding of the world we inhabit. Named after artist l Adnan's...
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A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt

  • Brooklyn Museum of Art
The ancient Egyptians believed that to make rebirth possible for a deceased woman, she briefly had to turn into a man. Guided by new research inspired in part by feminist scholarship, the...
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African Art Gallery

  • Art Institute of Chicago
The recently reinstalled African ArtGallery uses a revised color and lighting scheme to create a more intimate experience that showcases the artistic quality and cultural resonances of individual...
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