Museum for Art in Wood
141 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Museum for Art in Wood presents The Art of Islamic Calligraphy: A Hands-On Event
Join the Museum for Art in Wood for an afternoon of learning the art of Islamic Calligraphy with artist Abdulkarim Awad Al Farraji. Attendees will learn the fundamentals of calligraphy while sharing stories and experiences with fellow participants.
Abdulkarim Awad Al Farraji is an Iraqi-American artist and calligrapher based in Philadelphia. Abdulkarim is one of the collaborators of the Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary project by Swarthmore College. Many of his calligraphy artworks are on display in Philadelphia and New York. One of his most visible and remarkable projects is the mural Light of the Northeast, a collaboration with artist Paul Santoleri, which was organized by Mural Arts Philadelphia.