Scenes from the Arts of the Islamic World Gala 2013. Clockwise: Performing the traditional “Fire of the Phoenix"; Nidhika Mehta; Gary Tinterow, H. E. Sheikha Hussah al-Sabah; Sue & Lester Smith.
The black-tie Arts of the Islamic World Gala, in its fourth biennial incarnation, boasts an executive committee comprised of Rania Daniel, Zeina Fares, Vahid Kooros, Sima Ladjevardian, Sultana Mangalji, Franci Neely, Cenk Ozdogan, Sabiha Rehmatulla, Aliyya Stude, and Monsour Taghdisi. The primary goal of the MFAH benefit is to select new acquisitions for the museum’s storied Arts of the Islamic World collection.
What: Arts of the Islamic World Gala
When: Friday, January 30, 2015, 7 pm
Where: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000
Contact: Ashley Dillard, 713.639.7523, email@example.com