Tag Archives: Elizabeth B

‘Detroit to Baghdad: Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here’ Exhibition

Last weekend we opened the exhibition Detroit to Baghdad: Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here, in partnership with the Al-Mutanabbi Street Coalition. On March 5, 2007 a car bomb destroyed part of Baghdad’s book selling district on Al-Mutanabbi Street. About 30 people … Continue reading

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Introducing Two New Exhibitions at AANM

Last week we opened two new temporary exhibitions. Artist Helen Zughaib’s Stories My Father Told Me will be open until April 19th in our First Floor Gallery. In 2003 Zughaib began illustrating some favorite family stories told by her father. … Continue reading

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Ask A Curator Day 2014

It’s that time of year again! Elyssa and I will be on Twitter today answering any/all questions you might have about the AANM, or really anything! Let us know what’s on your mind!

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Exhibit Changeover

Rania Matar‘s photo series Ordinary Lives came down a few weeks ago. We were sad to see it go, but so pleased to have been able to show it for a long run. It’s now that time of year again … Continue reading

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New Art Acquisitions

Recently we’ve had some fantastic contributions to our permanent art collection. Below are three of our recent acquisitions. Emily Jacir‘s Man at Bethlehem, Checkpoint During the Siege on April 20, 2002 from the series Bethlehem and Ramallah, 2002. Hani Zurob‘s untitled, 2002. … Continue reading

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Exhibitions Going Out and Coming In

Our very successful Sacred Scenes exhibition closed on June 1st. We quickly packed up all of the art and it shipped out that Friday. It’s always nice to see a job well done. I know a lot of people were … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: New Exhibitions

February was a very busy month for us in Curatorial. We opened two new temporary exhibitions, Sacred Scenes: Icons of the Orthodox Church, and Ordinary Lives with photography by Rania Matar. We documented the installation process for each exhibit with additional … Continue reading

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