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Collecting Paradise: The History and Preservation of Doris Duke’s Islamic Art Collections

Presented by Newport Restoration Foundation at Rough Point, Newport RI

Oct 26 2016
Collecting Paradise: The History and Preservation of Doris Duke’s Islamic Art Collections

Building on the themes of our 2016 exhibition, Waterscapes: Islamic Architecture and Art from Doris Duke’s Shangri La, NRF is hosting a symposium on the history of collecting and caring for Islamic art. Guest lecturers will contextualize Doris Duke’s fascination with Islamic art and its ultimate expression in the design of and collections at Shangri La, a site now managed by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art. Special attention will also be paid to the challenges of preserving the

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Symposium Registration $50 | Student rate $20

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Rough Point

680 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840

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