The Art of Illumination

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 5 PM - 12 AM

Learn about illumination, an aspect of traditional Islamic book arts in which artists create beautiful patterns to decorate manuscripts’ borders and cover pages. Learn about the tools, materials, and techniques needed to make these intricate paintings with artists Lubna Zahid and Sughra Hussainy.

  • Venue: Smithsonian Gardens
  • Event Location: Haupt Garden
  • Cost: Free