Arab Americans: History, Culture and Contributions

Image: The Hamady “Showcase” store opened in 1940 in Flint, Mich. AANM Collection 2004.54.01c.

Arab Americans have been an integral part of American society for more than 125 years. This exhibition allows visitors to explore the history, culture and contributions of the Arab American community through statistics, stories and audio recordings.

This exhibition has traveled to many venues across Michigan and the U.S. (listed below) and is available to book for your venue.


April 1-30, 2022
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA

Nov. 9 – Dec. 17, 2021
Anaheim Haskett Library
Anaheim, CA

Sept. 5-15, 2019
St. Clair County Public Library
Port Huron, MI

Aug. 16-31, 2019
Alpena County Library
Alpena, MI

July 1-15, 2019
Midland Center for the Arts
Midland, MI

June 9-23, 2019
Kalamazoo Valley Museum
Kalamazoo, MI

June 27-July 8, 2019
Jackson District Library
Jackson, MI

May 13-24, 2019
Peter White Public LIbrary
Marquette, MI

Feb. 2-24, 2019
Grand Rapids Public Library
Grand Rapids, MI


  • April 1, 2022 - April 30, 2022