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...
Helen Zughaib: Migrations
Helen Zughaib
"Syrian Migration #5," by Helen Zughaib.

Helen Zughaib: Migrations

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

Ornamental Traditions: Jewelry from Bukhara

  • through junho 30, 2019
  • The Art Institute of Chicago
Located in present-day Uzbekistan, the Emirate of Bukhara (1785–1920) was an important center of Islamic religion and scholarship and a major oasis on the famous Silk Road that traversed...
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Faig Ahmed

  • through julho 13, 2019
  • Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design, Honolulu
Faig Ahmed is an internationally recognized artist from Baku, Azerbaijan, known for his conceptual works utilizing traditional craft reimagined as contemporary sculptural artworks. He explores new...
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Seminar for Arabian Studies

  • julho 11, 2019 through julho 13, 2019
  • University of Leiden, the Netherlands
This is the only annual international forum for the presentation of the latest academic research on the Arabian Peninsula. The subjects covered include archeology, history, epigraphy, languages...
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Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange across Medieval Saharan Africa

  • through julho 21, 2019
  • Northwestern University Block Museum of Art, Evanston, Illinois
This exhibit challenges the colonial stereotype of "timeless Africa," a continent cut off from the dynamics of history. This is the first major exhibition to take stock of...
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Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats from the David and Elizabeth Reisbord Collection

  • fevereiro 3, 2019 through julho 28, 2019
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
The exhibition showcases more than 60 examples of visually dynamic Central Asian ikat robes and wall hangings. Organized by motif, Power of Pattern examines how the region's textile designers...
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Helen Zughaib: Migrations

  • maio 23, 2019 through julho 28, 2019
  • The President Woodrow Wilson House, Washington D.C.
2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the Paris Peace Conference that ended World War I and created today's borders in the Middle East that have affected geopolitics ever since. To mark...
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Tutankamón: La tumba, el oro y la maldición

  • through julho 29, 2019
  • Centro Cultural Paso del Norte-Sala de Usos Multiples, Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico
This exhibition, translated as "Tutankhamun: the tomb, the gold and the curse," is a majestic sample with more than 200 pieces that recreate the tomb of the pharaoh and his treasures...
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M. F. Husain: Art and the Nation

  • through agosto 4, 2019
  • Asia Society, New York
One of the founding members of Bombay Progressive Artists' Group, M. F. Husain created the mural-sized painting "Lightning" for then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's Congress Party...
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Hayv Kahraman: Superfluous Bodies

  • through agosto 4, 2019
  • Honolulu Museum of Art
Los Angeles-based artist Hayv Kahraman, born in 1981 in Baghdad, Iraq, explores identity, memory, gender and exile across paintings and sculptures that present and re-present the "...
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