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Humaira Abid: Searching for Home

Presented by The Center for Art in Wood at The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia PA

Feb 07 2020
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Apr 18 2020
Humaira Abid: Searching for Home

Searching for Home presents a human-scaled look at the worldwide refugee crisis focusing on the plight of women and girls.

Humaira Abid (b. Lahore, Pakistan, active Seattle, WA) is well known for her unique visual language, which blends sculpture in wood with her twist on traditional Mughal miniature painting. Abid’s occupation with woodcarving, a male-dominated field, reflects her commitment to challenging stereotypes. The beauty and mastery of her carvings of prosaic objects, ripe with subtext, belie the violence, cruelty, upheaval, and instability in society, especially that to which women are

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Feb 7, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 8, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Feb 11, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Feb 12, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Feb 13, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Feb 14, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 15, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Feb 18, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Feb 19, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Feb 20, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Feb 21, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 22, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Feb 25, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Feb 26, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Feb 27, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Feb 28, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 29, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Mar 3, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Mar 4, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Mar 5, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Mar 6, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Mar 7, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Mar 10, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Mar 11, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Mar 12, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Mar 13, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Mar 14, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Mar 17, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Mar 18, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Mar 19, 2020 at 11:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)

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EVENTS  First Fridays | Feb 7, March 6, April 3 | 5 – 9 PM at the CenterGallery talk with the artist and curator | Fri, Feb 7 | 6 – 7 PM followed by opening reception at the Center A Conversation with Humaira Abid, Jennifer-Navva Milliken (Artistic Director, The Center for Art in Wood), and Jodi Throckmorton, Curator of Contemporary Art (PAFA) | Sat, February 8 | 3:30 – 4:30 PM at the Rhoden Arts Center, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts | $15, free for members of the Center and PAFAYoung Artist Speakers Series: Wit López | Wed, March 4 | 6 – 8 PM at the CenterInternational Women’s Day at the Center | Sat, March 7 | 2 – 4 PM at the CenterClosing Event for Searching for Home panel discussion | Sat, April 18 | 2 – 4 PM at the Center Please check the Center’s website and social media for news on programs and events!

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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The Center for Art in Wood

141 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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