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Museum Series: The Curation and Influence of Islamic Art in Museums Today
QAIC’s Museum Series Webinar Panels bring together Museum experts from Qatar and the US to highlight and discuss important collections, their approaches to them, and the factors that impact them.

This first Museum Series panel, on April 6th, will focus on Islamic Art collections from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and The Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar.

Moderator:
Peggy Loar, Chair of Board of Directors, Qatar America Institute for Culture


Speakers:

Dr. Aimée Froom, Curator of Art of the Islamic Worlds – Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Dr. Julia Gonnella, Director of the Museum of Islamic Art – Museum of Islamic Art, Doha

Dr. Linda Komaroff, Curator of Islamic Art and Department Head of Art of the Middle East – Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Dr. Massumeh Farhad, Chief Curator and The Ebrahimi Family Curator of Persian, Arab, and Turkish Art – Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Dr. Navina Najat Haidar, Nasser Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah Curator in Charge of the Department of Islamic Art – The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

Apr 6, 2021 11:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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