Drop-in Tour | “Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities”

Drop-in Tour | Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities

Experience the work of Shahzia Sikander on a guided tour. An artist in the Core Residency Program at the MFAH in the mid-1990s, Sikander is now internationally celebrated for bringing manuscript painting traditions into dialogue with contemporary art. The exhibition Extraordinary Realities explores the first 15 years of her career through paintings, drawings and videos about the perspectives of women, people of color, and Muslim people around the world.

This tour is included with general admission. Meet the docent in the lobby of the Beck Building.

Safety Guidelines A risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public setting. In the interest of your personal safety and community health, please observe all precautions set forth by the MFAH—learn more here.

Learning and Interpretation programs receive generous funding from the Jerold B. Katz Foundation; H-E-B; MD Anderson Cancer Center; Institute of Museum and Library Services; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo; Sterling-Turner Foundation; Susan Vaughan Foundation; and additional generous donors.

“Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities” is organized by the RISD Museum and presented in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. This exhibition originated at the RISD Museum thanks to generous federal, private, and endowment support.

Major support is provided by:
Leslie and Brad Bucher

Generous funding provided by:
E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation
The Margaret Cooke Skidmore Exhibition Endowment
Bettie Cartwright
Jereann and Holland Chaney
Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation


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