MATCHA: Afghanistan! Tonight, Nov 6th

November 6, 2008


Another MATCHA season came and is going, going, going to be gone! 

Come to the Asian Art Museum tonight from 5 to 9pm and partake in 2008's last MATCHA.  The theme's Afghanistan and the event schedule goes a little like this:

5-9 pm: Afghan food tastings
5-9 pm: Make your own jewelry
6:30-7:30 pm: The Afghan Heritage of Peace and Religious Tolerance: Celebrating one thousand years of Sufi literature. Scholar Robert Abdul Hayy Darr presents readings from the poetry of Hakim Sana'i, Abdullah Ansari, Jalaluddin Rumi, Rabia Balkhi, Khalilullah Khalili, and other great Sufis of Afghanistan. This is part of the Society for Asian Art First Thursday Lecture Series.
7:30 pm: Performance by Ballet Afsaneh
Time TBD: Docent conversations in the special exhibition Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul
Ongoing: Free raffle drawing

MATCHA is FREE with museum admission and otherwise it's only $5 after 5pm!
*The peeps of Hyphen will also be tabling at the event so don't be a stranger!  Stop by, loiter around and check out our latest issue and merchandise.
Follow this link to get more information on tonight's MATCHA.