The New Galleries for the Department of Islamic Art in Focus

Encounter the exquisite world of religious painting from the fourteenth century to the present day and hear classical music from Cairo, Aleppo, and Baghdad. Presented with the opening of the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia.

Learn more about the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia: http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2011/new-galleries-for-the-art-of-the-arab-lands-turkey-iran-central-asia-and-later-south-asia

The Praiseworthy One: Devotional Images of the Prophet Muhammad in Islamic Traditions Christiane Gruber, associate professor of Islamic Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

A Performance by Alwan Arab Music Ensemble

This program is generously supported by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.

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