VCUarts + VCUarts Qatar to present international conference on Islamic art

Twelve of the leading scholars, curators, and artists of Islamic art and architecture from around the world will present their latest research at the seventh Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic ArtNov. 2–4 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

“We are delighted to host the Hamad bin Khalifa symposium in Richmond this year,” said James Frazier, Interim Dean of VCUarts. “The symposium is widely considered the preeminent conference on Islamic art and culture, and we are thrilled that our students, faculty and broader community in Richmond will have the opportunity to directly participate in the rich, cross-cultural dialogue led by our Doha campus. The symposia support our mission to advance teaching and learning across the university, and we are grateful to the Qatar Foundation for supporting us in driving the international exchange of ideas and establishing a common ground through the arts.”

Read more on the VCU News site.

Featured image Hassan Hajjaj, “Le Salon.”


May 22, 2017