Dadian Gallery Presents Laurie Wohl Birds of Longing: Exile and Memory

By Editorial Team on April 11, 2018

Tue, 17 April 2018 - Fri, 11 May 2018

Detail, Birds of Longing by Laurie Wohl. Courtesy of Dadian Gallery.
Artist Talk and Reception: Tuesday, April 17 from 12pm to 1pm

The Dadian Gallery at Wesley Theological Seminary presents the exhibition Birds of Longing: Exile and Memory. Artist Laurie Wohl combines Christian, Jewish, and Muslim poetry and spiritual text into unique mixed-media pieces called Unweavings®. The accompanying soundscapes consist of music and readings in Arabic, Hebrew and Greek, and highlight connections among the Abrahamic religions with their shared emotional, aesthetic, and thematic content.

The exhibition, artist talk on April 17 at 12:00pm, and the interfaith chapel service at 11:00 am, are free and open to the public.

Viewing Hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 10am to 4:30pm
  • second Saturday of each month: 11am to 4:30pm

Dadian Gallery is located at 4500 Massachusetts Ave. NW in the Kresge Academic Building on the campus of Wesley Theological Seminary. Oxnam Chapel is in the adjacent Trott Administration building. For more information, visit