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Art All Night at the MEI Art Gallery - Arabicity | Ourouba

By: | posted on: Sep 14, 2019

Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/14/2019 - 11/22/2019
7:00 pm - 12:00 pm

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Middle East Institute

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Cost:
Free USD
Contact Person:

Email:
programs@mei.edu
Website:
https://www.mei.edu/events/art-all-night-mei-art-gallery
Phone:
202-785-1141 ext. 202
Organization:
Middle East Institute


The MEI Art Gallery opens to the public as part of Art All Night, Washington’s annual visual and performing arts festival on Saturday, September 14. MEI’s inaugural exhibition, Arabicity|Ourouba, curated by Rose Issa, features work by 17 leading Arab artists who reflect on the region’s challenges with hope, ingenuity and humor.

The evening will also include a live oud performance from 7pm-9pm, dabke dancing at 9:30pm and 10pm, a calligrapher to create on-site art for audiences, and a pop-up bar hosted by the The Green Zone.

The MEI Art Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting contemporary and modern art from the Middle East. The non-commercial gallery is free and open to the public on weekdays from 10am to 5pm. It will remain open until 8pm on the first Friday of every month.

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