- Now Open
- Level 4, Roloff Beny Gallery
To celebrate Canadian Women’s History Month and Islamic History Month, Being and Belonging will be included with General Admission.
Being and Belonging: Contemporary Women Artists from the Islamic World and Beyond is a bold exhibition exploring the defining issues of our time from the perspective of 25 women artists from or connected to the broader Islamic world spanning across West Africa to Southeast Asia or living in diaspora. Deftly interrogating themes of identity, power, sexuality, and home, this exhibition resists simple stereotypes with outstanding artworks from both emerging and well-established artists.
Being and Belonging in the News
Toronto Star: The diverse women of the Islamic world get a show at the ROM
The Globe and Mail - At the ROM, female artists from the Islamic world hunt for metaphors
NUVO - Being and Belonging Opens at the Royal Museum of Ontario
Content Advisory: This exhibition features artworks covering topics as varied as violence, war, persecution, survival, innovation, and joy. A few artworks contain nudity.
Celebrate the extraordinary work of three unique contemporary artists, Tazeen Qayyum, Sumaira Tazeen, and Reeta Saeed and learn about the impact the renowned National College of Art in Lahore has had on their careers.