Aroma of Romance in Middle Eastern Art
Monday, January 23, 2012
The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York NY 10003
After serving as the Curator of Islamic Art and Antiquities at the British Museum, London, Sheila R. Canby became the Patti Cadby Birch Curator in Charge of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Department of Islamic Art in 2009. In addition to publishing extensively and lecturing widely, she organized numerous exhibitions at the British Museum, including the highly acclaimed Shah ‘Abbas: The Remaking of Iran.