About the Exhibitions

Traces of the Calligrapher: Islamic Calligraphy in Practice, ca. 1600–1900
Writing the Word of God: Calligraphy and the Qur’an

Dates: October 7, 2008–February 8, 2009
Hours: Tuesday–Sunday, 11:00 am–6:00 pm, with extended evening hours Fridays until 9:00 pm. Closed on Mondays and major holidays.
Location: Asia Society Museum, 725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street), New York, NY
Cost: $10; $7 for seniors and $5 for students with ID; free for members and persons under 16. Admission is free to all Friday 6:00 pm–9:00 pm.

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Traces of the Calligrapher

Writing the Word of God

Exhibition Credits
The exhibitions are organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and Harvard University Art Museums
Exhibition Curators: Mary McWilliams and David J. Roxburgh, Harvard University

Asia Society Museum Staff
Melissa Chiu, Director
Marion Kocot, Associate Director
Adriana Proser, John H. Foster Curator of Traditional Asian Art
Clay Vogel, Installation Manager and Exhibition Designer
Elizabeth Bell, Museum Associate
Jacqueline Ganem, Asia Society Museum Fellow
Hannah Pritchard, Administrative Assistant
Nancy Blume, Head of Museum Education Programs

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Juliet Y. Chou, Digital Design Director
Inhye Lee, Web Developer
Jeff Tompkins, Content Editor
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