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Syria, Then and Now: Stories From Refugees a Century Apart

November 7 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until January 13, 2019
features highlights from the museum’s collection of thirteenth century Syrian ceramics alongside work by the contemporary Arab artists Ginane Makki Bacho, Issam Kourbaj, and Mohamed Hafez. The juxtaposition between these works highlights the ongoing struggle to find home during tumultuous times and the commonalities between refugees throughout history. Syria, Then and Now: Stories from Refugees a Century Apart is curated by Aysin Yoltar-Yıldırım, Hagop Kevorkian Associate Curator of Islamic Art, Brooklyn Museum, as part of the Arab Art & Education Initiative, and generously supported by MISK Art Institute.
features highlights from the museum’s collection of thirteenth century Syrian ceramics alongside work by the contemporary Arab artists Ginane Makki Bacho, Issam Kourbaj, and Mohamed Hafez. The juxtaposition between these works highlights the ongoing struggle to find home during tumultuous times and the commonalities between refugees throughout history.
features highlights from the museum’s collection of thirteenth century Syrian ceramics alongside work by the contemporary Arab artists Ginane Makki Bacho, Issam Kourbaj, and Mohamed Hafez. The juxtaposition between these works highlights the ongoing struggle to find home during tumultuous times and the commonalities between refugees throughout history. Syria, Then and Now: Stories from Refugees a Century Apart is curated by Aysin Yoltar-Yıldırım, Hagop Kevorkian Associate Curator of Islamic Art, Brooklyn Museum, as part of the Arab Art & Education Initiative, and generously supported by MISK Art Institute.

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Date:
November 7
Time:
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Venue

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Phone:
(718) 638-5000
Website:
www.brooklynmuseum.org