[Stargate] Islamic Arts Exhibit in Houston this year
hillaryrg at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 24 09:44:42 PST 2013
New exhibit is opening in Houston this weekend at the Museum of Fine Arts:
Arts of Islamic Lands: Selections from The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait
Jan 26, 2013 - Jan 26, 2014
Among the highlights showcased in this display are spectacular Mughal jewelry, illuminated manuscripts, exquisite ceramics, and intricately decorated ceiling panels. More than 60 examples from the 8th to 18th centuries are on view, made in the Iberian Peninsula, North Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia. The collection also includes carpets, glass and metalwork, paintings, architectural fragments, scientific instruments, and works on paper.
Saturday, Jan 26th, 4-5pm: free lecture (with museum general admission).
Check it out, Hillary
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