Peacebuilding through the Arts 

“The point is, art never stopped a war. . . That was never its function. Art cannot change events. But it can change people. It can affect people so that they are changed - they then act in a way that may affect the course of events. . . by the way they behave, the way they think."

 

LEONARD BERNSTEIN, composer and conductor (1918-1990)

RECENT EXHIBITIONS

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Abraham Exhibition Boston poster

Our "ABRAHAM: Out of One, Many" exhibition has opened at The Cathedral Church of St. Paul (Episcopal), Boston, MA. It will run through December 6, 2019.  Plan to attend one of the special program/events that are planed around the exhibition in Boston.

This is the second stop on the US tour of our peacebuilding exhibition which features works by celebrated artists: Sinan Hussein, Qais Al Sindy and Shai Azoulay.

Global Citizen Short Film Festival

Our first juried international Smartphone Short Film Festival, GLOBAL CITIZEN, is now on!   

GLOBAL CITIZEN is about what it means to be a responsible member of this “global family,” toward making our world more equal, compassionate, fair, peaceful and sustainable!

Watch all the films here during the festival which ends on November 15, 2019. 

Meet the judges

Idries Shah Foundation inteview wth Paul-Godon Chandler

IDRIES SHAH FOUNDATION interviews Paul-Gordon Chandler, CARAVAN's President, about CARAVAN's peacebuilding work.

Read the article here.

Harper's Bazaar feature on Abraham Exhibition

"ABRAHAM: Out of One, Many" is featured in Harper's Bazaar magazine. 

The exhibition "reminds us that art is a universal language of harmony and unity that can bridge the gap between religious and cultural diversity."

Read the article here.  

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THE DAILY FREE PRESS covers the "ABRAHAM: Out of One, Many" exhibition in Boston at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul.

Read the article here.