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 abril 7, 2019
  • Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI
This exhibit features five Arab American visual artists with new work...
The Human Experience 2019: Connecting Worlds

The Human Experience 2019: Connecting Worlds

  • through abril 24, 2019
  • City of Keller Town Hall, Texas
Presented by the Islamic Revival Series (IARS) and the Keller Public...
Art Dubai 2019

Art Dubai 2019

  • marzo 20, 2019 through marzo 23, 2019
  • Various locations, Dubai
Art Dubai 2019 features Art Dubai Contemporary, Art Dubai Modern, the...
Hikāyāt (stories) حکايات

Hikāyāt (stories) حکايات

  • abril 13, 2019 through mayo 11, 2019
  • Jaracanda Images, Amman
This exhibition combines handcrafted photogravure prints by Spain...

Queens of Egypt

  • through septiembre 2, 2019
  • National Geographic Museum
This multisensory exhibition brings visitors back in time some 3,500 years, to the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt. Get to know such legendary queens as Nefertari, Nefertiti, Hatshepsut...

REORIENT 2019 Festival of Short Plays

  • octubre 18, 2019 through noviembre 17, 2019
  • Potrero Stage, San Francisco
ReOrient 2019 celebrates the 20th anniversary of this innovative and spirited festival of short plays from or about the Middle East. The line-up includes playwrights with longtime associations with...

Subverting Beauty: African Anti-Aesthetics

  • through noviembre 17, 2019
  • The Baltimore Museum of Art
Beauty stops us in our tracks. It makes us pause, look, consider. Sometimes it overwhelms us. We are often told art should aspire to this standard and be proportionate, symmetrical, naturalistic...

Calligraphy: A New Addition to the Permanent Galleries

  • through abril 17, 2020
  • Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford, UK
A new case demonstrates the versatility of Islamic calligraphy and its use in ceremonial and secular objects. Among others, the stunning objects include a blue pot from 12th-century Kashan...

The Cloth that Changed the World: India's Painted and Printed Cottons

  • noviembre 30, 2019 through abril 19, 2020
  • Royal Ontario Museum
Made with novel cotton, vivid colors and exuberant design, the painted and printed cottons of India revolutionized art, fashion and science wherever they went. Featuring pieces from the museum'...

Clay: Modeling African Design

  • through noviembre 14, 2021
  • Harvard Art Museums,, Cambridge, Massachusetts
By its very nature, clay embodies the notion of transformation, shifting from a soft to hard state in the course of firing. The unique malleability and plasticity of clay, as well as its prominent...

A Century in Flux: Highlights from the Barjeel Art Foundation

  • through mayo 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...

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...

Dream and Trauma: Reopening of the Carpet Halls at the Museum für Islamische Kunst

  • Pergamonmuseum, Berlin
Carpets of Islamic cultures are also integral to European cultural history. As a testimony to the ongoing exchange between Europe and the Middle East, they also form a focal point in the...
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