Egyptian Cultural Heritage: Heritage Inspiration, Science and Technology: Lectures and Exhibition, January 13 and 14, 2023, 7:00 PM
Maryland Hall, Annapolis, Maryland
World Artists Experiences (WAE), in cooperation with the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt Cultural and Educational Bureau, presents two lectures and an exhibition on the inspiration of modern art and design from ancient Egypt, and how new technologies are able to unlock secrets of ancient Egyptian history.
Lecture I, January 13, 2023, 7 pm The Revival of Egyptian Heritage through Modern Design: Creations by Mahinaz Elmessiry. Artist Mahinaz Elmessiry will show how Egyptian heritage elements inspire modern household objects as she takes the audience on a journey through Egypt's ancient heritage.
Exhibition, January 13-14, 2023, 6 pm: The “NEFERTUM” Collection: Treasures of Ancient Egypt. Mahinaz Elmessiry’s “NEFERTUM” collection exhibits cushions, curtains, and women’s dresses, hand painted on Egyptian cotton and linen, and inspired by ancient Egyptian motifs and designs.
Lecture II, January 14, 2023, 7 pm : Science and Technology to Understand Ancient Egyptian Heritage. In this lecture, Professor Yasser Elshayeb, will explain how information communications technology (ICT) may contribute to better knowledge and understanding of ancient Egyptian life. He will show recent examples of how modern scientific technology is used for new information about cultural heritage sites.
These events will also be presented in Cumberland, Maryland (January 9–10, 2023) and Washington, DC (January 12, 2023).
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Betty McGinnis and
The Board of Directors
World Artists Experiences
World Artists Experiences (WAE) is a non-profit organization that builds bridges for international understanding through cultural and citizen diplomacy in communities, colleges, and schools. In its 12-year history, WAE has partnered with over one hundred fifteen countries around the world to present their diverse and rich culture through numerous experiences.