‘So That You Might Know Each Other’: Faith and Culture in Islam

Events and programs held in conjunction with the exhibition, ‘So That You Might Know Each Other’: Faith and Culture in Islam, with treasures from the Vatican ‘Anima Mundi’ Museum, the Sharjah Museums Authority and the National Museum of Australia.

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Silk, gold and sublime artistry: The inimitable world of Islamic textiles

Christina Sumner OAM, weaver, teacher and former curator at the Powerhouse Museum

‘So That You Might Know Each Other’: Faith and Culture in Islam, 9 May 2018

Textiles play a central role in Islamic society, and reflect the enduring richness of Islamic culture. This lecture draws on textile artefacts displayed in the exhibition, ‘So That You Might Know Each Other’.

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So That You Might Know Each Other

Muhammed Aksu and Dylan Esteban, Bluestar Intercultural Centre

‘So That You Might Know Each Other’: Faith and Culture in Islam, 24 April 2018

Explore the meaning of the exhibition title, ‘So That You Might Know Each Other’, taken from a verse of the Holy Qur’an. This phrase is a source of inspiration and guidance for the Muslim world and beyond, reminding us of the value of respect and human equality.

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