Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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Type: 
Event
Date: 
March 8, 2017 to June 4, 2017
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies

We are pleased to announce the following events, accompanying Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats, on view from March 12 to June 4, 2017 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.  Please visit https://www.mfah.org/exhibitions/colors-of-the-oasis-central-asian-ikats for more information on the exhibition and related programming.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Saturday, March 11, 2017

  • All members’ viewing, Millennium Gallery, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Thursday, March 16, 2017

  • Public lecture by Mary Zicafoose, Color Fields: A Conversation about Ikat, Tapestry and Contemporary Art, Brown Auditorium Theater, 6:30 pm

Sunday, March 26, 2017

  • Workshop with Michael Stovall, Glassell School of Art and Janet O’Brien, Curatorial Assistant, Art of the Islamic Worlds, The Contemporary Ikat, American General Conference Room, Beck Building, 2:00-4:00 pm

Thursday, April 6, 2017

  • Public lecture by Dr. Bruce Baganz, 19th Century Central Asian Ikats and Their Modern Revival,Brown Auditorium Theater, 6:30 pm

Sunday, April 9, 2017

  • Abbos Kosimov Ensemble: Dance and Music from Uzbekistan, presented by The Aga Khan Council for Southwestern US, Brown Auditorium Theater, 3:00 pm

Thursday, May 4, 2017

  • Public lecture by Dr. Lisa Balabanlilar, Conquerors and Caravans: Culture and Society in Medieval Samarkand, Brown Auditorium Theater, 6:30 pm

 

Contact Info: 

Aimée Froom, Ph.D.

Curator, Art of the Islamic Worlds

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

P.O. Box 6826

Houston, Texas 77265-6826

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