Arts

The rich artistic background of the Arab World has become an integral part of modern American culture through the contributions of many Arab American artists, authors, musicians, filmmakers, and comedians. Arab Americans continue to blend past and present, history and technology, and Arab and American traditions, ideas, and expressions to create art in new and exciting forms. Read about the many ways Arab Americans are shaping American culture as we know it and simultaneously forming a new and unique artistic culture centered around their Arab American identity.

Visual Arts – From the traditional to the modern, the role of Arab American themes and persons in the field of the Visual Arts.

Literature & Poetry – Important Arab American authors and literary works.

 Film – Cinematic storytelling and documentary approaches to Arab American themes and issues.

 Music – A sampling of the prominent Arab American artists in the Music industry today.

 Comedy – Arab Americans using comedy to approach important problems and challenging current issues.