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ARText: Peter Sís (Ages 11–18)

The Conference of the Birds

Speak with award-winning author and illustrator Peter Sís. Explore the galleries for Islamic Art and create your own illustration inspired by the Persian poem The Conference of the Birds.

Enrollment is limited. To register, please use the online registration form.

Image: Paperback cover of The Conference of the Birds © Peter Sís; "The Concourse of the Birds", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds) (detail), ca. 1600. Painting by Habiballah of Sava (active ca. 1590–1610); Farid al-Din `Attar (ca. 1142–1220), author. Iran, Isfahan. Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver, on paper. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Fletcher Fund, 1963 (63.210.11)

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