Muslim Inventions & Masterminds

In this class, students discover the contributions of Muslims to global civilization through visual presentation and STEAM activities.  In semester one (8 weeks), students learn about the scientific method as developed in the Golden Age, as well as engineering, social, and educational developments. Learners also discover fun advancements in games and trick devices. In semester…

Paradise Gardens

In this workshop, young artists will learn about the role of the paradise garden in Islamic civilization and culture. A garden is a representation of the archetype of a heavenly experience that joins fragrance, beauty, refreshment and relaxation. After feasting on visuals with stunning examples throughout history, from Spain and other regions, students will undertake…

The Beautiful Names of Allah Art Study

In this course, we will explore the most sacred of topics: The Names of Allah Most High. After a presentation of explanation, students will be prompted to reflect and discuss how we see the manifestation of a particular name in the world around us and within us. Following this, we will do an art study…

The Journey of the Soul

In this five week series we cover the entire book by Imam Abdullah ibn Alawi al-Haddad entitled The Lives of Man through visual presentations and read-alouds, followed by art journaling.  Students love the graphics they receive weekly to glue into their art journal and the teacher-led drawings and doodles that are united with the week’s…

Blessed Blooms: Flowers and Traditional Turkish Art

Did you know that for a short time, between 1718-1730 the Ottoman Empire had a period of time called the Tulip Era? In this class, students will learn about the significance and inspirations of roses and tulips in the Ottoman Empire. After seeing examples of the flowers in various art mediums, kids will get to…