Prestigious Award

18 September 2014
by Tiraz
under Award, Events
Widad Kawar receiving the Directorate of Heritage Award by Mr. Abdulaziz Almusallam Alkhaaldi - The Director of Heritage & Cultural Affairs of the Government of Sharjah.
Mr. Abdulaziz also wrote a beautiful article about his experience with Widad Kawar and his feedback on her work.

Preserving the Past - Constructing the Future

12 May 2014
by Tiraz
under Conference, Events
Widad Kawar participated in a Panel Discussion for the conference “Preserving the Past - Constructing the Future, Cultural Heritage and Social Development in the Arab World”, which was held at the Jordan Museum. The Conference was organized by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) over the course of two days, within the framework of the German Weeks 2014. Dozens of experts from Jordan, Germany, Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and France gathered in Jordan for an interdisciplinary exchange of experience.

Traditional Textile Craft session at Tiraz

26 March 2014
by Tiraz
under Conference, Events
Afternoon session of the conference "Traditional Textile Craft. An Intangible Cultural Heritage?" at Tiraz centre. The conference was organized by the Centre for Textile Research, Copenhagen and the Jordan Museum.

Widad Kawar, Director of Tiraz Centre is giving a welcome speech to the guests at Tiraz Centre. 

Layla Pio, Textile Expert is giving a lecture about her collection of Iraqi Textiles.