Traditional Islamic Art Workshops
Sat July 14 & Sat July 28 at the Museum of Vancouver
Has Ajlan Gharem’s Paradise Has Many Gates piqued your interest in learning more about traditional Islamic art? The Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies presents a weekend of art workshops celebrating and learning from centuries-old art practices from the Muslim world in contemporary contexts.
Join skilled, locally based artists as they share their knowledge and practise in hands-on workshops. Artists and non-artists, ages 12+ welcome.
Saturday July 14
10am-2pm Islamic Geometric Design with Ellie Eshraghi
3pm-7pm Arabic Calligraphy with Nikhat Qureshi
Saturday 28 July
10am-2pm Persian Calligraphy with Mojtaba Daneshi (ink included, but please bring your own canvas to paint)
3pm-7pm Islamic Geometric Design with Adam Flood
Cost of each workshop is $50 and includes materials and snacks.