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 Far Shore: Navigating Homelands
Helen Zughaib
"Syrian Migration #9," by Helen Zughaib, 2019, gouache.

The Far Shore: Navigating Homelands

  • through April 7, 2019
  • Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI
This exhibit features five Arab American visual artists with new work...
Art Dubai 2019

Art Dubai 2019

  • March 20, 2019 through March 23, 2019
  • Various locations, Dubai
Art Dubai 2019 features Art Dubai Contemporary, Art Dubai Modern, the...

I Am Ashurbanipal, King of the World, King of Assyria

  • through February 24, 2019
  • British Museum, London
In his time during the seventh century BCE, King Ashurbanipal of Assyria was the most powerful man on earth. He described himself in inscriptions as "king of the world," and his...
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Syrian Migration Series: An Exhibition by Helen Zughaib

  • through February 28, 2019
  • Gallery al-Quds, Washington, D.C.
In this most recent work, Zughaib has created a series of paintings inspired by the narrative paintings of Jacob Lawrence’s 1940-41 Migration series, a visual record of the ...
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The Dancing Sowei: Performing Beauty in Sierra Leone

  • through March 2, 2019
  • Cantor Art Center, Stanford, CA
This exhibition focuses on one spectacular work in the Cantor's collection—a sowei mask, used in dance by the senior women of the women-only Sande Society. The sowei mask symbolizes...
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Art Dubai 2019

  • March 20, 2019 through March 23, 2019
  • Various locations, Dubai
Art Dubai 2019 features Art Dubai Contemporary, Art Dubai Modern, the second edition of Residents and Bawwaba ("Gateway"), a new section to the fair that features 10 solo presentations...
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Music, Faith and Diplomacy along the Silk Road

  • through March 23, 2019
  • SOAS University of London Brunei Gallery
The centuries of cultural exchange along the Silk Road have played a central role in constructing the cultures of Asia and Europe. The selection of objects shown are from SOAS's own collections...
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Watch before You Fall: Manal AlDowayan

  • through March 30, 2019
  • Sabrina Amrani, Madrid
In this exhibition, the artist looks at symbolism found in books written about women's bodies. Using sculpture, ceramics and fabric, AlDowayan describes this exhibition as "a...
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The Far Shore: Navigating Homelands

  • through April 7, 2019
  • Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI
This exhibit features five Arab American visual artists with new work responding to five Arab American poets, all dealing with themes of displacement and survival. The exhibition coincides with the...
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The Future of the Past: Mummies and Medicine

  • through April 7, 2019
  • Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco
in this exhibition that makes use of state-of-the-art scientific techniques to explore two mummies, ancient Egypt meets modern medicine. An interdisciplinary team of scientists, Egyptologists...
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Alexandria International Book Fair

  • March 25, 2019 through April 7, 2019
  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt
This book fair continues the realization a dream of Alexandrian intellectuals, one that came true  after the inauguration of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in 2002: An ...
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