6 pm — Reception
6:30 pm — Remarks
Circles of Support donors are invited to enjoy refreshments, live music, and remarks from Janet Baker, PhD, curator of Asian art at Phoenix Art Museum, followed by an exclusive preview of Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam Through Time & Place.
Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam Through Time & Place showcases more than 100 works of Islamic art that span a millennium and hail from every inhabited continent. Organized around the Five Pillars of Islam—Faith, Prayer, Charity, Fasting, and Pilgrimage—the vast exhibition explores the rich history of the world’s second largest religion.
RSVP by Thursday, January 17, 2019
Not a Circles member? Join here or call the Circles of Support office at 602.257.2115
Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam Through Time & Place is organized by the Newark Museum. Its premiere at Phoenix Art Museum is made possible through the generosity of the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Exhibition Endowment Fund, and supported by E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, APS, and OUTFRONT Media.
Image: Unknown, Wall Tile with Turquoise Saz Leaf, Blue Hyacinth and Sections of Red and Blue Palmettes, Iznik, Turkey, late 16th or early 17th century, Ottoman Period (1299–1922). Fritware polychrome painted over white slip under transparent glaze. Newark Museum Purchase.