“Hewaar Dialogue: Meaning and Presentation in the Arts of Islamic Culture” Conference Announced

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In conjunction with Beauty and Belief: Crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture, the museum will host Hewaar Dialogue: Meaning and Presentation in the Arts of Islamic Culture conference March 15 -16. The conference will examine ways of looking at Islamic art―both within art historical and cultural contexts―with papers exploring a wide range of media including painting, calligraphy, and textiles. The conference will also address the cross-cultural dialogue in Islamic art and the ways in which diverse influences have informed Muslim culture. The conference will end with a panel discussion that will raise pertinent questions and timely issues related to the presentation and meaning of the arts of Islamic culture.

Date: March 15 -16
Location: Museum Auditorium on the Second (lower) Level

Thursday, March 15
Session I: Meaning and Presentation10:00 a.m.  – 12:30 a.m.
Session II: Beyond Boundaries2:00  – 5:00 p.m.
Simon Shaheen Concert (at the BYU Harris Fine Arts Center)7:30 p.m.
Friday, March 16
Tour of the Exhibition by Dr. Sabiha Al Khemir9:00  – 10:00 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Open Exchange10:00  – 11:30 a.m.
Light Reception11:30 a.m.

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