Tag: Arab American Museum

Take a look at some of the amazing objects we collected this year!

Thank you to our supporters for another incredible year of artifact donations. View this email in your browser Do you have any pictures, objects or stories that illustrate your family's Arab American history? Consider donating them to the Arab American National Museum! Dear Museum Supporters, As we wrap up another great year of accessioning artifacts ...

​ARAB AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR

Dearborn, Mich. (Feb. 25, 2019) – Following a comprehensive international search, the leadership of ACCESS – the largest Arab American community nonprofit in the United States – proudly welcomes to their Arab American National Museum (AANM) a new director, Dr. Diana Abouali. At home in both North America and the Middle East, fluent in English ...

13th annual Arab Film Fest @ AANM

The Arab American National Museum (AANM) cordially invites you to the 13th annual Arab Film Festival (AFF), which takes place June 1st through June 10th. AFF strives to bring the best of the best films from around the Arab World and Arab American community to the doorstep of metro Detroit, with many films having their ...

​NO TWO PRAYER NICHES ARE ALIKE

Arab Muslim women from Minnesota are portrayed in an exhibition inspired by Islamic art Dearborn, Mich. (May 16, 2018) - Within an approximately 8’x10’ prayer niche lies a directional compass guiding spoken prayers for any Muslim who retreats into it. In Arabic, this personal niche is called a mihrab, and like mosque architecture, no two ...

2018 ARAB FILM FESTIVAL BRINGS U.S., MICHIGAN PREMIERES OF ARAB WORLD FILMS

Director talkbacks, workshops and special events amplify marginalized voices Dearborn, Mich. (May 7, 2018) – The Arab Film Festival (AFF) returns to Cinetopia Film Festival May 31 through June 10 with an expanded short films program, director talkbacks, special events and a robust lineup of award-winning feature films from the Arab World. Films will screen ...

DEARBORN WOMEN STAR IN ‘SEATED OPERA FOR THE SPOKEN WORD’ AT ARAB AMERICAN MUSEUM

World-renowned company brings its Undesirable Elements series of grassroots theater productions to southeast Michigan Performances presented in conjunction with new installation exhibition on Arab Muslim women Dearborn, Mich. (April 23, 2018) – An original theater production May 11-12, 2018, at the Arab American National Museum will present the experiences of six Arab American Muslim women ...

Arab Arts Forum Joins Major Conference in Detroit

DIWAN7 EXAMINES ISSUES, TRENDS IN ARAB AMERICAN ART Biennial conference joins MOVE 2017 Arab American summit Includes premiere of new commissioned music score, opening of new AANM exhibition on LGBTQ themes Dearborn, Mich. (Oct. 16, 2017) – Over the past 12 years and six convenings, the Arab American National Museum’s (AANM) DIWAN: A Forum for ...

HOT Syrian music artists @AANM in October

Greetings! I hope this finds you well. The Arab American National Museum (AANM) is pleased to welcome leading Syrian American performers for concerts on Friday, Oct. 20 and Monday, Oct. 23. Below you’ll find a press release for the Oct. 20 Global Fridays appearance by Hello Psychaleppo; attached are photo of the artist, whose given ...