The Arab Art & Education Initiative connects contemporary Arab culture with diverse audiences across the five boroughs of New York City. Delivered by a coalition of artists, foundations, and major institutions, the city-wide, year-long program aims to build greater understanding between the United States and the Arab world. Programming for the AAEI is guided by a commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a collection of 17 global goals set forth by the UN and world leaders in 2015 to realize a better world by 2030.

Activating a coalition of cultural partners:

2 Bridges Music Arts | ArtX | Asia Society | Brooklyn Museum
Edge of Arabia | Pioneer Works
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum | Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art | The Museum of Modern Art
UNESCO | Washington Street Historical Society | WeWork

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