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September 14, 2020 – January 1, 2021

A Place in Pattern: Islamic Art and its Influence in British Arts & Crafts

β€œTo us pattern designers Persia has become a holy land, for there in the process of time our art was perfected, and thence above all places it spread to cover…

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October 20, 2020 15.00-17.00

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Drawing Islamic Geometric Patterns

Learn how to create beautiful Islamic geometric patterns with artist Samira Mian. We begin with a blank sheet of paper & step by step draw layers of lines and circles…

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October 24, 2020 15.00

ZOOM LECTURE: Frederic Leighton and the ‘East’

ONLINE EVENT Frederic Leighton travelled extensively in north Africa and the Middle East. The Arab Hall extension to his home in Holland Park is the most spectacular expression of his…

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November 7, 2020 15.00

ZOOM LECTURE: Emery Walker’s House Islamic Collection

ONLINE EVENT In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Emery Walker travelled to many places including almost a full tour of Spain and Morocco. These countries were places with…

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November 21, 2020 15.00-17.00

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Arabic Calligraphy

An introduction to the art of Arabic Calligraphy with a detailed review of the centuries old traditional tools and materials and how to prepare them. In the second half of…

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