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    AT MIA

  • What's on

     AT MIA

EVENTS FOR : Tuesday 11 December 2018

Souq Al Hamediya

MIA Park

21 November – 23 December, 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
MIA’s very own version of the famous Souq Al Hamediya in Damascus opens on the first day of the exhibition. Open to the public every day from 2:00 pm until 10:00 pm, it will offer clothes, embroideries, handicrafts, antiques and art, food, sweets and toys from Syrian vendors. Come on down to the MIA park for a truly Syrian experience!

Syria Matters

Tour with Dr Julia Gonnella

11 December 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Discover the new Syria Matters exhibition on a guided tour with the Director of the Museum of Islamic Art, Dr Julia Gonnella, to discuss the exhibition in detail, focussing on the key themes and ongoing issues in the country. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the exhibition from one of its curators. Before coming to MIA in 2017, Dr Gonnella previously worked at the Museum für Islamische Kunst, Berlin and has excavated for many years on the Citadel of Aleppo. She received her PhD from the University of Tuebingen and has published numerous books and articles on Islamic art and architecture.