Arab American National Museum Select Artists for the 12th International Cairo Biennale

. December 20, 2010 . 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs selected the Arab American National Museum to organize the United States’ representation of American artists at the 12th International Cairo Biennale in Egypt, December 12, 2010 through February 12, 2011.

The United States pavilion features the work of American artists Annabel Daou, Dahlia Elsayed, Rheim Alkadhi and Nadia Ayari. Ranya Husami curated the group exhibition, entitled Orienteering.

About the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) promotes international mutual understanding through a wide range of academic, cultural, professional, and sports exchange programs. ECA exchanges engage youth, students, educators, artists, athletes, and emerging leaders in many fields in the United States and in more than 160 countries. Alumni of ECA exchanges comprise over one million people around the world, including more than 50 Nobel Laureates and more than 300 current or former heads of state and government. For more information, visit www.exchanges.state.gov.

About the Arab American National Museum
The Arab American National Museum documents, preserves, celebrates and educates the public on the history, life, culture and contributions of Arab Americans. It serves as a resource to enhance knowledge and understanding about Arab Americans and their presence in this country. The Arab American National Museum is a project of ACCESS, a Dearborn, Michigan-based nonprofit human services and cultural organization. Learn more at www.arabamericanmuseum.org and www.accesscommunity.org

Category: Fine Art

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