Seating at Albuquerque Museum lectures is limited to 80. We encourage you to register in advance.
“Morocco: Arts, Culture, History and Daily Life”
Nancy Brady, UNM
August 9, 2015 (Sun) 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
ABQ Museum of Art & History
Update: As of July 8, this lecture has sold out. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the wait list.
Nancy Brady will take you on a virtual tour of Moroccan culture with a stunning slide show that showcases visual arts, music, dance, spiritual practices of the Sufi and Gnawa and life among the earliest people, the Berbers (Amazigh). She will present a brief history of the Berbers in Morocco and focus on Islamic art and architecture, as well as ancient traditional arts. +More Info
“United States and the Muslim World: Changing Foreign Policy Landscape”
Ambassador Shirin Tahir-Kheli (retired)
August 30, 2015 (Sun) 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
UNM Continuing Education Conference Center
Followed by AIA Member reception with the speaker at a private residence
In her talk, Ambassador Tahir-Kheli will look at the recent past after the horrific terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in order to examine the nature of the relationships between the U.S. and the world of Islam today. +More Info