Celebrate the opening of Roads of Arabia with the scents, stories, and sounds of Saudi Arabia. Travel the routes of the ancient traders, explorers, and pilgrims during a daylong celebration. Discover the secrets of archaeology during a morning symposium and book-signing, followed by expert-led tours of the exhibition. Parents and children can experience the most precious trade good of its time—incense—and learn the fine art of calligraphy. Listen to long-recited stories and musical instruments from the region. Free; traditional lunch and refreshments available for purchase.
Event begins at 1:00PM
Presented by: Smithsonian Institution: Freer|Sackler Galleries