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FREE Islamic Art Festival at the DMA Nov. 15 – 18

DETAILS at https://www.dma.org/IslamicArtFestival

Islamic Art Festival: The Language of Exchange
Join us for a three-day celebration, with a special DMA Member event on November 15, exploring Islamic art and culture in honor of the DMA’s Keir Collection of Islamic Art. From talks to music performances to artist demonstrations, learn more about Islamic art and the influence it has had across cultures.

Wednesday, November 15

DMA Members Exhibition Talk
7:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
DMA Members are invited to kick off the Islamic Art Festival: The Language of Exchange with a special lecture by Her Highness Princess Lalla Joumala Alaoui of Morocco, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to the USA. The program is presented in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth. Reservations are required.

Thursday, November 16

Music Performance featuring American Bedouin
6:00–8:00 p.m., Atrium

Keynote Talk: Influence and Inspiration: Islamic Art in the Keir Collection
7:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium


Friday, November 17
Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art

Dozeins of activities!

Saturday, November 18

Spotlight Talk: The Utilitarian Object in Islamic Art
11:30 a.m.–noon, Keir Collection of Islamic Art, Level 1
Join art historian Michael Falcetano for this short talk exploring objects from the Keir Collection that were made to be used in everyday life.

More talks & activities

 

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