Library Art
Display Program
Children
Learning Calligraphy
Islamic
Art Classes
Live
Painting
Colourful
Display Of Art
Henna
On Your Hands
Visitors
At The Festival
Food Trucks
At The Festival
Islamic
Art Exhibition At Houston City Hall

MISSION STATEMENT

Islamic Arts Society aims to share the rich heritage of Islamic Arts. The society  organizes events to celebrate our culture and promote the positive image of our community among Muslims and non-Muslims. Art is a common language and binds diverse communities. By promoting Islamic arts we hope to promote mutual understanding and to bring the broader American community together.

2018 Arts Festival

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.

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 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

ANNUAL ISLAMIC ARTS FESTIVAL

Islamic Arts Festival is the biggest of its kind in the Americas! See over 10,000 sq feet of a variety of Islamic Art. This year the Festival will also feature “Refugee Art” from overseas and locally.
The two day Islamic Arts Festival is the largest and oldest festival of its kind in North America and attracts over 5000 people each year. The art show will feature the art of over 40 artists. In addition there will be live interactive sessions on calligraphy, henna tattoo, Ebru, painting, Arabesque pattern coloring and lots of children’s activities. Have a fun day with the family with kids activities, halal food trucks and great art. 
The festival will be held at Masjid AlSalam, 16700 Old Louetta Road, Spring, TX 77379.
The event is free and everyone is welcome for this fun filled family oriented event!

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 Eid Day

IAS is collaborating with The Asia Society to bring the first ever Eid Festival at the Asia Society. The event will feature a Grand Hall Bazaar, Islamic Calligraphy, Henna, Ebru Water Marbling Exhibition, Folk Dancing, Eid Greeting Cards. This event is FREE and open to the public. Food and drink will be available for sale.

Sun 09 Jun 2019, 12 – 4 p.m.

1370 Southmore Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77004

World Refugee Day Houston

IAS will be collaborating with Inter-Faith Ministries to observe the World Refugee Day. The event will serve to highlight the creative contributions of refugees here in Houston while raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.

Thursday June 20th, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

MATCH (Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston).

AsiaFest 2019

An international bazaar, performances, arts and crafts, fusion cuisine, and live demonstrations await at Asia Society Texas Center’s annual festival.

Sat 29 Jun 2019 – Sun 30 Jun 201911 a.m. –  5 p.m.

1370 Southmore Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77004

Arts Month at Lone Star College Tomball Library

Islamic Arts Display for the month of July followed by Art Workshop. This event is part of our Library Outreach Program and is being held in collaboration with the Lone Star College in Tomball.

July 1st till July 31st, 2019

Calligraphy & Henna workshops: Saturday, the 27th of July from 12 pm to 3pm

30555 Tomball Pkwy, Tomball, TX 77375

Henna with IAS

IAS artist Zohra Siddiqui will do a henna workshop for teenagers as part of the Summer Reading program at the R.F. Meador Branch Library in Willis, TX.

Thursday 11th of July

709 W. Montgomery, Willis, TX 77378

Islamic Art at Montgomery Library

A month-long display of Islamic Arts at the Malcolm Purvis Library will take place in August.

8/1/2019 8/31/2019

510 Melton St, Magnolia, TX 77354

Eid Festival Asia Society

IAS takes part in the first ever Eid Festival at the Asia Society, Houston. The festival celebrates the Muslim holy day of Eid.
Saturday June 9th, 2019 12-4 p.m.
1370 Southmore Boulevard

Lone Star College Tomball Library

Islamic Arts Display and Performance
July 1st till July 31st 2019
30555 Tomball Pkwy, Tomball, TX 77375
 

ISNA 56th Annual Convention, Houston

Islamic Arts Society is honored to curate an arts program at the ISNA 56th annual convention. Come and enjoy the rich tradition of Arts in Islam. Open to Public. You can buy art created by renowned artists. And attend calligraphy, henna, geometric art and other art classes.

11am till 8pm, 31 Aug-01 Sep 2019

Main Lobby, Level I. George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston,

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IMAGH 10th Annual Eid Milan Gala

Indian Muslim Association of Greater Houston (IMAGH) celebrated 10th Eid Milan on last Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Marriott Westchase, Houston. The event brings ... See more

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AsiaFest 2019

Please join Islamic Arts Society for a fun day at the AsiaFest 2019. Experiences the cultures and customs of Asia! Eat, shop, and play at Asia Society's annual festival! An international bazaar, ... See more

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at AsiaFest! An international bazaar, performances, arts and crafts, fusion cuisine, and live demonstrations await at Asia Society Texas Center's ... See more

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The Islamic Arts Society partnered with The Asia Society for their first family Eid Day to celebrate the Muslim holiday commemorating the end of Ramadan. 1100 visitors attended this event which ... See more

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Story tellers, henna artists, painters and performers were among the 1,100 who gathered for Asia Society’s first family day to celebrate the Muslim holiday commemorating the end of Ramadan.

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