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Constructing Cultural Contexts: Religious Pluralism in the Museum

Date: Sunday, May 6, 2018

Time: 02:00 PM–03:30 PM

How do secular museums contextualize religious and sacred objects? Should museum displays use one religion to contextualize another? Join Canadian contemporary artist Jamelie Hassan for a conversation with Amy Landau, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Islamic and South & Southeast Asian Art, about religious pluralism in the museum. Reception to follow.