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Upcoming Programs and Events

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Grand Opening
Mounira Al Solh: I strongly believe in our right to be frivolous

Wednesday, February 7
Griffin Court and Abbott Galleries
$100 per person

Celebrate the grand opening of this ongoing drawing and embroidery series by Lebanese artist Mounira Al Solh, who collects histories and personal experiences that continue to emerge from the current humanitarian and political crises in Syria and the Middle East. Hendrik Folkerts, Dittmer Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, introduces this special evening featuring performers and the artist herself, followed by a dinner reception and exhibition viewing.

Mounira Al Solh. I strongly believe in our right to be frivolous, 2012–ongoing. Courtesy of the artist and Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut/Hamburg.