Family Workshop: Luminous Lights in the Arab World

Sunday, October 28, 2018, 2 - 4 PM

Visit the exhibition Engaging the Senses with teaching artist Ebtisam Abdulaziz and learn about the beautiful patterns and designs on Arab glasswork. Then, return to the studio to collaborate with family and friends on decorating your own glass lamps. For ages 6–12 and adult companions.

Ebtisam Abdulaziz is a multidisciplinary artist and writer. She incorporates her unique perspective on mathematics and the structures of systems to explore issues of identity and culture through installations, performance pieces, and works on paper. Originally from the United Arab Emirates, Abdulaziz has exhibited her work at the Venice Biennale; Sharjah Biennial; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo; Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris; NYU Abu Dhabi; RhizomeDC; and DC Arts Center.

  • Venue: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
  • Event Location: Sackler, level B2, ImaginAsia Studio
  • Cost: Free registration required. Email AsiaWorkshops@si.edu with the following information: ● name ● session ● number of registrants (include youth and caretakers) We will respond with your registration status within forty-eight hours.