Met Museum goes against Islamaphobia with chats

29/07/2017 (Hurriyet – Turkey): The world famous Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York explains Islamic art to its visitors in an attempt to establish an intercultural bridge against the rise of Islamophobia in the country. Following United States President Donald Trump’s travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries to the U.S., a 10-minute free gallery chats program is organized every Friday in order to promote Islamic and Near Eastern art to the U.S. people. The program receives great attention, according to the officials. After Trump’s order for travel ban. Speaking to the Anadolu Agency, the Turkish curator of the Islamic art section at the Metropolitan Museum, Deniz Beyazıt, said even though they planned the program in the past, they carried it into effect after Trump’s order for the travel ban…

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/met-museum-goes-against–islamaphobia-with-chats.aspx?pageID=238&nID=115946&NewsCatID=385

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