'Journey Through Muslim Lands' art exhibit comes to South Seattle College in April

Information from South Seattle College

South Seattle College announced today that the school’s art gallery and library will collaborate for a spring exhibition, “Journey through Muslim Lands,” from Monday, April 7 through Friday, May 2.

The art gallery will display Islamic calligraphy along with a collection of Muslim cultural artifacts. In conjunction with the art show, the library will have a book display on the subject of Islam and Muslim culture. The books are available for checkout by library patrons and come to South as part of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities/American Library Association.

In addition to the ongoing displays, three special events are planned:
Monday, April 14, 12-2 p.m. at the Art Gallery: Reception for “Journeys through Muslim Lands” art show. Halal food will be served during the reception and local Islamic calligraphy artist Ali Rouhfar will demonstrate his craft.
Thursday, April 24, 12-2 p.m. at South’s Little Theater (RAH 125): Film screening and discussion, “Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World”
Thursday, May 1, 12-1 p.m. at the Art Gallery: “Wearing the hijab” demonstration by Sulsabeel Junejo

Admission to the South Seattle College Art Gallery is always free and open to the public, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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