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...
The Human Experience 2019: Connecting Worlds

The Human Experience 2019: Connecting Worlds

  • through April 24, 2019
  • City of Keller Town Hall, Texas
Presented by the Islamic Revival Series (IARS) and the Keller Public...
Hikāyāt (stories) حکايات

Hikāyāt (stories) حکايات

  • April 13, 2019 through May 11, 2019
  • Jaracanda Images, Amman
This exhibition combines handcrafted photogravure prints by Spain...
Helen Zughaib: Migrations
Helen Zughaib
"Syrian Migration #5," by Helen Zughaib.

Helen Zughaib: Migrations

  • May 23, 2019 through July 28, 2019
  • The President Woodrow Wilson House, Washington D.C.
2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the Paris Peace Conference that ...

Speech Acts: Reflection-Imagination-Repetition

  • through April 22, 2019
  • Manchester Art Gallery
What do public museums collect, and why? Which works become highlights? Which lie in storage, forgotten? Which stories emerge to frame the visitor's encounters with the art they see? How do...
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The Human Experience 2019: Connecting Worlds

  • through April 24, 2019
  • City of Keller Town Hall, Texas
Presented by the Islamic Revival Series (IARS) and the Keller Public Arts Program, this is an exhibition of photography by Texas-based photographers Shafaq Ahmad, Richard Doughty, Debora...
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Hammer Projects: Jamilah Sabur

  • through May 5, 2019
  • Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Miami-based Jamilah Sabur is a multidisciplinary artist whose work incorporates performance, video and installation. Un chemin escarpé  / A steep path (2018) is a five-channel video...
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Hikāyāt (stories) حکايات

  • April 13, 2019 through May 11, 2019
  • Jaracanda Images, Amman
This exhibition combines handcrafted photogravure prints by Spain-based artist Tariq Dajani with Arabic poetry by Darwish, Qasim, Rumi and Gibran. Dajani uses old family photographs and...
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The Master Musicians of Jajouka Led by Bachir Attar

  • May 1, 2019 through May 12, 2019
  • Various venues throughout Europe
The Master Musicians of Jajouka are an all-male group from Jajouka, a small village in the foothills of the Rif Mountains about a hundred kilometers from the major Moroccan port city of Tangier. As...
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The Cultural Landscape of Syria: Preservation and Archiving in Times of War

  • through May 26, 2019
  • Pergamonmuseum, Berlin
Syria has always attracted travelers looking to explore and document its rich cultural landscape: today, their photos, maps and reports provide an invaluable foundation for reconstruction. The...
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Beyond Compare: Art from Africa in the Bode-Museum

  • through June 2, 2019
  • Bode-Museum, Berlin
The exhibition introduces superlative works of art from Africa from the Museum of Ethnology into the peerless sculpture collection of the Bode-Museum. Pairs of sculptures from both continents are...
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Personnages: Maliheh Afnan

  • through June 9, 2019
  • Museo 'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Italy
This is the first museum retrospective dedicated to the French Palestinian artist Maliheh Afnan, born in Haifa in 1935 and passed away in 2016. Despite not yet being well-known to the public...
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Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber

  • through June 10, 2019
  • Various locations, Sharjah, UAE
Sharjah Biennial 14 showcases three exhibitions that explore the possibilities and purpose of producing art when news is fed by a monopoly of sources, history is increasingly fictionalized, when...
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