Monday, December 5, 2011

A Guided Tour of Thuraya Al-Baqsami Art at The Ghadir Gallery

Join the Aware Center as they further explore the museums of Kuwait. Kuwaiti Artist Thuraya Al-Baqsami began her artistic career at the age of 19 years & received her first award; the Bronze Medal of the "Kuwaiti Formative Art Society" in 1971. She has been a member of the "Kuwaiti Formative Art Society" since 1969", the "Formative Arts Group" of the GCC countries and member of the "Very Special Arts Organization" in Washington, D.C. (USA). She was awarded the "Golden Palm Leaf" of the GCC-Print-Biennial in Riad/Saudi Arabia in 1989, in Doha/Qatar in 1992 and was awarded 1st Prize of the "National Museum Exhibition" in Kuwait in 1987 and 1992. She speaks 5 languages and has an interest in writing. Join them for a special visit to her gallery as she shares more about her life and her art.

When: December 19th
Where: The AWARE Center (click
HERE for AWARE Center address & contact info)
Time: 5:30pm
Fee: 2KD (Advance reservations are required. Seating is limited)
For more info: 2533-5260/80

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