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Members Lecture
Muhammad Jukis Shahnamah: A Manuscript with a History
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 | 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Join Barbara Brend, an independent scholar and expert on Muhammad Juki’s Shahnamah of Firdausi, for a deeper look into this extraordinary illuminated manuscript. Reservations recommended. Galleries open until 8:00 pm following the lecture.
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Film Series
A Tribute to Jafar Panahi
Friday, February 25–Friday, March 11, 2011
A film series highlighting the global artistic and social significance of the work of acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi, including three films Panahi directed, one film he edited, and a panel discussion exploring creative expression in Iran.
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Panel Discussion and Book Reception
Art & Patronage: The Middle East
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 | 6:30 PM
Leading collectors will discuss the complexities of art patronage in the Middle East today. Followed by a reception for Art & Patronage: The Middle East, a new book edited by Hossein Amirsadeghi and Maryam Homayoun Eisler.

Lecture and Performance
Shahnamah Live
Thursday, April 21 | 6:30 pm
Iraj Anvar will perform the story of Rustam and Suhrab from the epic Shahnamah in the Naggali storytelling form. The performance will be preceded by a lecture on the history and context of this great historical text.

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