On Monday, the world lost a Nobelist, a renowned pioneer in biochemistry, and the Albanian-American community one of its beloved members: Dr. Ferid Murad. He was 86. On behalf of everyone at the Institute and our community, we send Ferid’s loved ones our deepest condolences.
Ritual and Memory presents works from the Neolithic Period through the Iron Age. Showcasing ritual objects used by men and women, warriors and wives, kings and farmers, in celebrations and in funerals, the exhibition invites us to consider beliefs, ritual practices, and community organization in the ancient civilizations of the Balkan region.
CHANNEL The Beginning of Tired Thrift A film by Alissa Xhixhabesi Back to CHANNEL Lediona Zharku (23) and Elona Zharku (22) are Kosovar-American business owners born and raised in Queens, NY. Being lovers of thrift stores and vintage fashion, they began selling second-hand clothing at Artist & Flees market in Brooklyn which eventually led to them …