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.