New Art Exhibition Celebrates 5,000 Years of Syria’s History | Smithsonian Magazine

New Art Exhibition Celebrates 5,000 Years of Syria's History | SmithsonianFor the last several years, the eyes of the world have turned to Syria as the escalating civil war drives one of the most serious refugee crises in recent history. While the country might be nearly synonymous with pain and destruction in current headlines, Syria has a long history of a diverse, resilient and artistic culture. Now, a new exhibition at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto features the first major exhibit on Syria’s unique historical legacy since its civil war began.

Read more at the source: Syria is more than just a refugee crisis – By Danny Lewis for Smithsonian, October 17, 2016

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