“Muhanna Durra” Artist Talk

14 Oct 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
6:00 - 7:00 PM

Artist talk with Mohanna Durra, the pioneer of the Jordanian modern art


We are honored to welcome the founding and eminent artist Muhanna Durra to tell us about his experience with art. Al Durra represented the Jordanian cultural and fine art movement over the years in many events and art exhibitions around the world, in addition to his possession of numerous medals, awards, grants and local and international participations.

Muhanna Durra, a Jordanian diplomat and painter is widely known for being the first to introduce abstract art in Jordan. He founded the Department of Fine Arts at the National Center for Culture and Arts in Amman and the Institute of Fine Arts in 1970. Muhanna Durra was the first Jordanian to establish a technical studio program to teach art students. Now he still offers genrously from his expertise as an art professor at the Faculty of Arts and Design at the University Jordan.

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