An Evening of Exploration: Latino and Islamic Cultural Connections

Join PBS SoCal and the Fowler Museum to explore the connections between Latino and Islamic cultures.

An Evening of Exploration: Latino and Islamic Cultural Connections

Thursday, July 25, 2024
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Pacific Time)
The Fowler Museum
308 Charles E Young Drive North Los Angeles, CA 90024

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Please join PBS SoCal and the Fowler Museum for an evening of exploration of the historical threads that tie Islamic and Latino cultures.
During the event, attendees can learn through activities that engage the senses, including food tastings, demonstrations, and a photo gallery that delves into the connections between these two cultures. Dr. Mariam Saada will deliver the keynote lecture for the evening that presents her research reviving forgotten histories that bridge Latino and Islamic cultures.
Kick off your exploration before the event begins by visiting the Fowler’s exhibits, including the newly opened Sangre de Nopal/Blood of the Nopal – an exhibition of new commissions and existing work from Tanya Aguiñiga & Porfirio Gutiérrez.

You can contiune exploring Muslim American identity following the event by watching The Great American Muslim Roadtrip on Mon Aug 5th – Wed Aug 7th @ 7pm on PBS SoCal Plus or on the PBS Passport App.

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Fowler Museum at UCLA, PBS SoCal