“Breaking the Veils” is a unique and compelling international art exhibition showcasing 51 women artists from 21 Islamic countries. This exhibit is designed to challenge contemporary stereotypes about the lives of women in the Islamic world and celebrates their artistic contribution in shaping a rich, cultural heritage.

On display at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, 409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT and hosted by the Council on Middle East Studies at Yale from September 1 - December 12, 2009. Email cmes@yale.edu or call 203-436-2553 for more information.

Presented exclusively in the US by the ArtReach Foundation. Organized by the Royal Society of Fine Arts, Jordan; F.A.M-Femme Arts Méditerranée, Greece; and the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts. Sponsored by Delta Air Lines; Yale Council on Middle East Studies; Yale Divinity School; Yale Institute of Sacred Music; the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale; Yale Office of International Affairs; Yale Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations; Yale Women’s Faculty Forum; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Yale; Yale Council on African Studies; Yale Council on South Asian Studies; and the Stanley T. Woodward Lectureship. With special thanks to Saudi ARAMCO for their continuing support.