Hikayat: Personal Narratives of Sexuality, Identity & Gender @ Arab American National Museum, Dearborn [2 December]

Hikayat: Personal Narratives of Sexuality, Identity & Gender

16:00 - 21:00

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Arab American National Museum
13624 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, Michigan 48126
4-6 p.m. Storytelling workshop FREE with RSVP

Participants will explore the art, significance and essentials of storytelling and construct their own story by focusing on topics of sexuality, gender, LGBTQ issues, identity, culture, confronting stereotypes and more.

6-7 p.m. Gallery stroll of American Landscape: An Exploration of Art & Humanity by Nabil Mousa

This exhibition showcases Nabil Mousa's mixed-media artwork that uses orange as a color representative of fear in taking up the fraught politics of LGBTQ rights in America.

7-9 p.m. Live storytelling $8 AANM Members, $10 general public.

Enjoy an opening reception with light refreshments and hear some of the most inspiring and talented storytellers in the metro Detroit community share their personal experiences on topics of sexuality, gender, LGBTQ issues, identity, culture and confronting stereotypes.

(Ages 14+)


AANM's Hikayat personal narratives series presents evenings of live storytelling, networking and culture! Laugh, cry, and get lost in the intimate stories as storytellers share their personal experiences centered around specific themes. Prior to the live storytelling AANM offers FREE workshops where participants explore the art and significance of storytelling, found in many cultures including Arab culture, as well as the essentials of good storytelling, and construct their own story.
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