Friday, January 27, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, January 28, 2017 (All day)
What is Important to Know for Evangelization in our Culture? Over 20 distinguished experts from a variety of fields of human endeavor will come together for a robust 2-day symposium that will provoke insights into faith, learning, and culture while helping inform current contexts of the preaching mission of the Dominican Order.
Join us on January 31 for the opening of our exhibition, Reverberating Echoes: Contemporary Art Inspired by Traditional Islamic Art, curated by Carol Bier. This timely exhibition highlights the work of seven American artists of diverse backgrounds who draw inspiration from Islamic visual heritage. Through their artwork, these artists – Muslim and non-Muslim, women and men, residing in Blue states or Red states – remind us of the beauty and meaning that we can find by reaching across borders of religion and culture.
Doug Adams Gallery, 2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley. Street parking available.
Event time: 5-7pm. The opening reception will feature music by Dror Sinai and friends.
Islamic art, with its interest in exploring two-dimensional space through geometric pattern, the effects of light on form, and the association of Arabic language and script with revelation, inspires contemporary American artists of diverse religious traditions.