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ISLAMIC ARTS FESTIVAL 2020

The Islamic Arts Society is organizing the 7th annual Islamic Arts Festival on the 5th and 6th of December, 2020. The art show will be held online this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The online art festival will feature art auctions and an online art mall, displaying artwork from over 40 artists. Visitors will have the option to bid on or to buy magnificent artwork from the comfort of their homes. In addition there will be live interactive sessions on calligraphy, henna tattoo, Ebru, painting, Arabesque pattern coloring and lots of children’s activities.

Our festival is the largest and oldest continuously running Festival of Islamic Arts in the USA and attracts artists and visitors from all over America.

The event is free and everyone is welcome for this fun filled family oriented online event!

OUR PROGRAMS

Islamic Arts Festival

Our flagship event in fall every year that attracts over 7000 people. The Festival brings people from diverse cultures, faiths and backgrounds together for a day of learning, fun and festivity

Islamic Arts Day

A fun filled, family oriented education day for introduction to Islamic Arts that is popular among children as well as adults.

Outreach Events

We are proud to partner with nonprofit organizations, schools, libraries, churches and mosques for cultural and educational activities pertaining to Islamic Arts. We can provide art exhibits, live art demonstrations or art pieces for charity auctions depending upon your needs

Islamic Arts Classes

A weekend art class during the summer and spring break for the more serious learner who wants some hands on practice on learning Islamic arts. We teach painting, calligraphy, woodwork & ceramics.

Art Demonstration

Our live art demonstrations bring color and creativity to your events. Our interactive sessions on Calligraphy, henna, Ebru & Live paintings are very popular and provide good source of entertainment and education.

Art Display

We organize Islamic Art display events in art galleries, libraries and museums. Our travelling display of Islamic Arts is an excellent source of cultural education and entertainment

Outreach Programs

IAS SCHOOL PROGRAM

Want to help Build Bridges through Arts?

Bring the “Islamic Arts 101 Program” to your child’s school.

Cost: $300

Each 1-hour program includes:

* A brief introduction to Islamic Arts.

* A focused art class tailored to the age group.

* A workshop to teach calligraphy, henna, ebru, geometric art or arabesque.

IAS LIBRARY PROGRAM

Want to help Build Bridges through Arts?

Bring the “Islamic Arts 101 Program” to your local public library

Cost: $500

Each program includes:

A month-long display of Islamic arts

A one-hour reception/ mingle to introduce visitors about Islamic arts.

A hands-on workshop for calligraphy, henna, ebru, geometric art or arabesque.

UPCOMING EVENTS

FAMILY DAY: EID FESTIVAL

Asia Society Houston

Islamic Arts Exhibition with Live Calligraphy, Ebru & Henna Demonstration

May 31st, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Asia Society, 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX 77004

PLAYING WITH HENNA

R.F. Meador Branch Library,

709 W. Montgomery, Willis, TX 77378

June 4th 4 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.

 

CALLIGRAPHY CLASS

R.F. Meador Branch Library

709 W. Montgomery, Willis, TX 77378

July 2nd 4 p.m.-5.30 p.m.

Past Events

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