Welcome to the archive of the audio and video footage collected from the the proceedings of the Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, organized by Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan Bloom and co-sponsored by Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, VCUQatar and the Qatar Foundation.  Please feel free to view or download any or all of the presentations in this archive at no charge.  To receive our periodic e-newsletters with information regarding future Symposia or Symposium publications, please click here.

God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth: Light in Islamic Art and Culture
(Palermo, Sicily, November 2013)

God Is Beautiful; He Loves Beauty: The Object in Islamic Art and Culture
(Doha, Qatar, October 2011)

And Diverse Are Their Hues: Color in Islamic Art and Culture
(Cordoba, Spain, November 2009)

Rivers of Paradise: Water in Islamic Art and Culture
(Doha, Qatar, November 2007)