December 10, 2017, The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Arabic calligraher and project collaborator, Abdul Karim Awad shared his calligraphy through selling his work and writing people’s names in Arabic calligraphy.
April 21-22, 2018, Penn Museum
Penn Museum organized a bazaar that included project collaborator Osama Herkal offering Syrian coffee and spice; Abdul Karim Awad shared his calligraphy through his work and facilitating workshops; Fadaa Ali shared her ceramics; and Ali Salman shared his etched glass.
September 16, 2018, Temple University Track and Field
An official Office of Immigrant Affairs Welcoming Week program, project collaborators Amaal Al-Najjar, Ali Salman, and Fadaa Ali displayed their work for sale. The mayor even rolled through for a photo opp.
December 8, 2018, Bok Building
Organized by Mural Arts: Porchlight Program, this holiday flea market showcased Philadelphia immigrant crafts for sale. Project collaborators participated with Asmaa Diab selling her delicious food, Abdul Karim Awad offering caligraphy, Ali Salman offering his etched glass and ceramics, Raghad selling engraved calligraphy, and Fadaa Ali selling her ceramics and jewelry.
March 9-10, 2019, Sheraton NY Times Square
Photos credit: Nora Elmarzouky