Monday, May 16, 2005

National gallery complex inaugurated
HRH Princess Wijdan, president of the Royal Society of Fine Arts, escorts Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania through the new addition to the National Gallery of Fine Arts complex in Jabal Weibdeh on Sunday. Their Majesties inaugurated the refurbished and expanded complex yesterday. Some 2,000 works of art will be on permanent display at the museum, which houses an extensive number of paintings, sculptures, photographs, graphic works and ceramics from Jordan, the Arab and Islamic worlds, and developing countries like Turkey, Iran, India, Indonesia and Malaysia. Several Royal family members, the King's advisers, senior officials, diplomats, artists and international museum directors attended the inauguration (Photo by Yousef Allan)

Monday, May 16, 2005

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