Thursday, October 1, 2015

Newark Museum's upcoming exhibition to showcase Islamic art

Decorated Wall Hanging Egypt, early 20th century Cotton Newark Museum Purchase, 1929 29.1470
NEW JERSEY---Bringing together both historic and contemporary objects from its diverse collections-Asian, African, American and the decorative arts of Europe-the Newark Museum's winter 2016 feature exhibition will showcase the history and breath of Islamic art. More than 100 works on display in "Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam Through Time & Place" reflect aspects of faith, culture and everyday life of Muslims across the world and throughout the ages. The exhibition opens February 12 and runs through May 15, 2016. [link]

Newark Museum: "Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam Through Time & Place" (February 12 - May 15, 2016); 49 Washington Street (Downtown/Arts District), Newark, NJ; (973) 596-6550;