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Maktub

  • Unpacked: Mobile Gallery Chicago, IL (map)

Unpacked Mobile Gallery presents "Maktub"by Lamia Abukhadra, Essma Imady, and Zeinab Saab

Unpacked Stops:

10 - 11:30 am UIC Arab American Cultural Center
Located at 701 S. Morgan St. Chicago, IL

12 - 1:30 pm Pilsen Alliance
Located at 1744 W. 18th St. Chicago, IL 

4:30 - 6 pm Muslim Community Center 
Located at 4380 N Elston Ave. Chicago, IL 

7-9:30 pm Comfort Station
Located at 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 

Partners: 
Arab American Cultural Center at UIC
Pilsen Alliance
Muslim Community Center
Comfort Station Logan Square
Arab American Family Services (AAFS)


The exhibition deals with the history of three Arab women living in the diaspora, and their relationship to their native lands - Palestine, Syria, and Lebanon- and the importance of preserving their history and culture through the art of bookmaking.

The artists involved are Lamia Abukhadra, who is of Palestinean descent, Essma Imady, Syrian descent, and Zeinab Saab, of Lebanese descent.

Earlier Event: September 7
Sketchbook Show