This museum-wide extravaganza, inspired by the exhibition Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts, will feature dancers, storytellers, musicians, and artists. Families will participate in hands-on art activities using a variety of media to learn about Islamic arts and cultures. All ages welcome.
11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Written Identity: Explore your identity through calligraphy
Henna Hands: Create unique Henna designs on scratch board
Patron Treasures: Decorate a special box to capture dreams of a patron
Monir Hossain performing traditional Indian music
Noon–1 p.m. and 2–3 p.m.
Explore the museum and look for Waltee as he roams the galleries
Lori “Yasmina” Clark demonstrating middle-eastern dances
Silk Road Dance Company performing Adventures from the Persian Book of Kings
A People United
Pixilated Photo Booth
Henna by Sadia's Bridal & Craft Boutique