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Board of directors of Islamic Arts Society announced that the 5th annual Islamic Arts Festival will be held on the 10th & 11th of November this year. The festival will be held at Masjid AlSalam, 16700 Old Louetta Road, Spring, TX 77379.

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. There will be ethnic food trucks to make the event memorable for all those who participate.

The event is free and everyone is welcome for this fun filled family oriented event!

Here is a collage of pictures from the 4th Islamic Arts Festival in 2017


 

 

M I S S I O N   S T A T E M E N T

Islamic Arts Society aims to share the rich heritage of arts in Islam.  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. 

 

 

 

 OUR PROGRAMS

The Islamic Arts Society is a non-profit 501(C)3 organization that aims to build bridges and promote cultural education through a variety of 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 Art 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.


 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Islamic Arts Display at Central Library, Jesse H. Jones Building

500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77002

Friday, April 6th till July 1st 2018

Islamic Art Display by IAS artists at the Houston Public Library

Closing Reception 5-7 pm June 28th. 

 

Dialogue Through Art

500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77002

5-7 pm June 28th. 

Closing Reception of Main Library Exhibition

Guest Speaker: Stephanie Mitchell, Exec. Director, Lawndale Arts Center

  

Islamic Arts Display at Maud Smith Marks Library 

1815 Westgreen Blvd, Katy, TX 77450.  10AM–6PM 

August 2018, 10AM–6PM 

Islamic Art Display by IAS artists at the Katy Library

 

Islamic Arts Display at Heights Neighborhood Library

1302 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77008

September 2018, 10AM–6PM

Islamic Art Display by IAS artists at the Heights Library

 

Islamic Arts Display at LSC Kingwood Library

20000 Kingwood Dr, Kingwood, TX 77339

November & December 2018, 7:30AM–9PM 

Islamic Art Display by IAS artists at the Lone Star College Library

 

5th Annual Islamic Arts Festival

16700 Old Louetta Road, Spring, TX 77379

November 10th & 11th 2018. 10:30 AM-5:30PM

Our Flagship Event: The oldest and largest festival of its kind in North America

 

 PAST EVENTS

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