The Far Shore: Navigating Homelands
Nov. 10, 2018 – April 7, 2019
Main Floor Gallery | Free with Museum admission


The Far Shore: Navigating Homelands
features five Arab American visual artists with brand new work responding to five Arab American poets, all dealing with themes of displacement and survival. The exhibition coincides with the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, and the beginning of a period of great colonialist upheaval in the Arab World. It is also particularly poignant in America’s current political climate, where migration, displacement and survival are under constant threat for many around the world.

On Nov. 9, 2018, celebrate the opening of The Far Shore: Navigating Homelands and the Arab American Book Awards in one spectacular evening of literature and art. FREE w/ RSVP; Click HERE for more information.

Artists

Reem Bassous

Melissa Chimera

John Halaka

Rania Matar

Helen Zughaib

Poets

Hayan Charara

Sharif Elmusa

Haas Mroue

Adele Ne Jame

Naomi Shihab Nye




Syrian Migration #9

Helen Zughaib, 2018, Gouache

Old Country

Melissa Chimera, 2018, mixed media


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