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Eid al Arabia: A Cultural Celebration

Celebrate the opening of Roads of Arabia with the scents, stories, and sounds of Saudi Arabia. Travel the routes of the ancient traders, explorers, and pilgrims during a daylong celebration. Discover the secrets of archaeology during a morning symposium and book-signing, followed by expert-led tours of the exhibition. Parents and children can experience the most precious trade good of its time—incense—and learn the fine art of calligraphy. Listen to long-recited stories and musical instruments from the region. Free; traditional lunch and refreshments available for purchase.

Event begins at 1:00PM

Presented by: Smithsonian Institution: Freer|Sackler Galleries

Event Venue

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

1050 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20560

For more information:

  • Saturday, November 17, 2012

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