Matt McConnell on Islamic Arts Festival

  • Dates: January 17, 2019
  • Venue: Gregg Museum of Art & Design
  • Location: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Address: 1903 Hillsborough St., North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Times: 6pm
  • Admission: Free


Matt McConnell, local artist and sculptor, will present a talk on his experience as an invited participant to the 2017 Islamic Arts Festival, presented by the National Museum, Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates.The theme of the 20th Edition festival was "athar"(impact). McConnell was among a select group of artists chosen to exhibit at the festival and was included in the festival exhibition at the request of the Department of Culture.