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2511, 2015

MOCRA Programs and Events

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This program will explore historic and contemporary approaches to Islamic art, from perspectives both within and outside of Islam. The guiding concept of the program is interculturality. When people from two different cultures first meet, [...]

2111, 2015

Prayer for peace: Calligraphic artist Salma Arastu’s MOCRA works aim to build bridges between faiths

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How does calligraphic artist Salma Arastu bring peace to her paintings? On Friday's "Cityscape," Arastu and Terry Dempsey, the director of Saint Louis University's Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, discussed her recent exhibition with host [...]

2111, 2015

Painting Prayers on PBS in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University’s Museum of Contemporary Religious Art exhibits “Painting Prayers”, a collection of art that combines Arabic calligraphy with modern painting techniques. We visit the Schmaltz beer company, where craft beer and artistic labels [...]

2910, 2015

Painting Prayers on PBS arts magazine “Arts America”

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Painting Prayers continues at  Museum of Contemporary Religious Art,St. Louis University, St. Louis Missouri "Painting Prayers" featured on the PBS arts magazine "Arts America"  

109, 2015

One Successful Female Entrepreneur’s Story

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One Successful Female Entrepreneur’s Story in Girl in Paris Salma Arastu Berkeley artist with Expanstion of the universe painting Salma Arastu Berkeley artist with Expanstion of the universe painting Meet Salma Arastu, a successful female [...]

2907, 2015

Salma Arastu’s Presentation at Commonwealth Club of San Francisco

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