Sunday, March 9, 3:00 p.m., 3rd floor Seminar Room, Main Library
The annual ritual pilgrimage to Makkah was established by the Prophet Muhammad in the last year of his life (AD 632). Highlighting the pilgrims’ journey across time, the sacred rituals of Hajj and the city of Makkah itself, The Art of Hajj features illuminated manuscripts, wall paintings and photographs, as well as calligraphy, textiles, scientific instruments, decorative tiles, maps, ceramics, metalwork and powerful works by contemporary artists.
Discussion led by Brannon Ingram, Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies at Northwestern University.
Register online or by calling 847-448-8620. Copies will be at the 2nd floor desk. Part of the Muslim Journeys program and discussion series: check out the resource guide for this book on the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf site.