Qatari Royal Family Opens Institute of Arab and Islamic Art in New York

May 5th, 2017

Institute of Arab and Islamic Art, via GuardianSheikh Mohammed Rashid Al-Thani of the Qatari Royal Family has opened the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art in New York, focused on representing and advocating for Muslim artists around the world.  “If we dig into how Arabs and Muslims are stereotyped, they go way back,” Al-Thani says. “It made sense to me there had to be an art and culture institute that represents the Arab and Islamic region, as there isn’t really one here in New York.”Read more at The Guardian