A chance meeting with a speaker of Shahri shines light on the value of indigenous languages and the wealth of cultural knowledge and history they embody.
As the Jameel Ghanem Institute of Fine Arts reopens in Aden, officials look to the restorative powers of the arts to help the war-torn nation rebuild.
In a region with a psychiatrist shortage, nonexperts are called on to help refugees cope with psychological trauma. Art therapy is one way this is happening in Iraq.
A project that links archaeology to economic development and education is a model for preserving the kingdom’s wealth of ancient sites.
A contemporary Egyptian art exhibition in the historic setting of Manial Palace in Cairo offers an alternative narrative for art and a novel tourist attraction.
The Art Jameel foundation’s new museum is the Emirates’ first non-government-run art institution and significantly expands the region’s patronage of the arts.
An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London highlights works by a short list of finalists drawn from a wealth of talent across the Islamic world.
In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s death, an effort to raise awareness of Arab art in New York proceeds despite controversy over Saudi Arabia’s financial support.
A Lebanese social entrepreneur has created a network of informal lecture clubs and discussion groups in both Western and Arab cities. The audiences arrive not knowing the topics of the talks.