Free Lecture

How Can Iraq Speak Its History?

Contemporary artists discuss the complex relationship between Iraq's past and present. With Sama Alshaibi, Michael Rakowitz, and Prerana Reddy.

Part of Sunday at the Met—How Can Iraq Speak Its History?

Presented as part of Iraq Now! Contemporary Iraqi Culture.

This program is generously supported by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.

The program is presented by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Alwan for the Arts.

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.   Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

Free with Museum admission

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A Nenbutsu Gathering at Ichiya, Kyoto, from the Illustrated Biography of the Monk Ippen and His Disciple Ta'a (Yugyô Shônin engi-e) (detail), late 14th century | 1975.268.35

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The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium and the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education are equipped with infrared sound enhancement systems (with headsets and neck loops). To obtain a headset or neck loop please ask an usher. Headsets and neck loops are available free of charge with identification. Real-time captioning is also available upon request.