The Gallery: Reaching Across the World: The Hand of Fatima

15 Jan 2016


Opening Reception:

Friday, 15 January
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The symbol known as the Hamsa, or Hand of Fatima, in Arab and Middle Eastern culture, is also a potent symbol in cultures around the world, from Asia, Africa, Latin America and even to the tribal cultures of Native Americans. This exhibition will explore the origins, symbolism and interpretations of this potent design with objects from all these cultures, with examples and an audience-interactive lecture.
Exhibition continues January 15 - February 19, 2016

Exhibition Dates: 15 January - 19 February 2016

Event Date: 
Friday, January 15, 2016 (All day) to Tuesday, January 19, 2016 (All day)
Sponsored By: 
The Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development
2425 Virginia Ave NW | Washington, DC 20037