Register for Ebru classes at the TCCP

Monday, January 20, 2014 - 6:00pm
Turkish Cultural Center, 1459 Crane Ave. Pittsburgh, PA, 15220
Sponsored By: 
Turkish Cultural Center of Pittsburgh

Ebru classes will be taught by Ilknur Budar at TCCP starting January 20th, 2014. Sessions will be 3 hours long and will be held every Monday for 2 months. Ebru is a traditional art form practiced in Turkey.

(412) 805-7147,

13 Jun 2013


Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:00am to Friday, August 30, 2013 - 8:30pm
Carnegie Museum of Natural History,4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
American Middle East Institute, Carnegie Museum of Natural History

June 13 - November 15, 2013 Experience more than 7,000 years of largely unknown cultural history of the Arabian Peninsula in Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on view at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, June 22–November 3, 2013. Roads of Arabia examines the impact of ancient trade routes that traversed the peninsula, carrying precious frankincense and myrrh to the Mesopotamian and Greco-Roman world and allowing for a vibrant exchange of both objects and ideas.

27 Mar 2013


Sister's Henna Night

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Dining Room B, William Pitt Student Union
Sponsored By: 
PItt's Muslim Student Association

Join the women of the Muslim Student Association for conversation, exchange of ideas, and henna!

A Kind of Alchemy: Medieval Persian Ceramics

Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 10:00am to Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 7:00pm
Frick Art & Historical Center, 7227 Reynolds Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Sponsored By: 
Frick Art and Historical Center

The exhibition provides a beautiful and fascinating look at the diversity of ceramics made in ancient Persia (what is now present-day Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan). Produced for both the luxury and middle-class markets, these vessels, bowls, pitchers, and bottles reflect numerous cultural and artistic influences and an aesthetic sensibility that seems startling modern.

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