The Smithsonian held an exhibit “in recognition of one of the world’s extraordinary collections of Qur’ans.” Smithsonian Features Magid in Exhibit. and Islamic. This was the first of its kind in the United States. It featured manuscripts from Herat to Istanbul. It shed light on the physical beauty of these Qurans, in calligraphy and book style. The exhibit also featured learned individuals knowledgeable on the Quran to share their insight on its figurative beauty.
Smithsonian Features Magid in Exhibit
Imam Mohamed Maged is featured in the exhibit as the Imam of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS Center). Moreover, he regularly appears in media, and was recently featured on CNN. Imam Maged is recognized for the work within his community. Furthermore, he speaks at colleges nationwide, and beyond, in leading interfaith efforts across religious organizations.
One of the gems Mohamed Maged stated of the Quran was: “the Quran is not the biography of the Prophet Muhammad PBUH. Magid is showcased in an exhibition at the Smithsonian. It is the biography of all of the Prophets.” Moreover, he shared that the stories of the prophets were revealed in the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad PBUH, and his first revelation came when he was on a mountain in the cave of Hiraa. Lastly, this exhibit displayed and featured some of the physical and metaphysical beauties of the Quran to a worldwide audience.
The Smithsonian hosted a groundbreaking exhibit showcasing an extraordinary collection of Qur’ans from Herat to Istanbul. Subsequently, it was the first exhibit of its kind in the United States and aimed to highlight the physical beauty of these Qur’ans in calligraphy and book style. The exhibit featured learned individuals who shared their insights on the figurative beauty of the Qur’an. Imam Mohamed Maged, the Imam of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society, was also featured in the exhibit for his work within the community and his efforts in leading interfaith efforts across religious organizations. The exhibit aimed to display the physical and metaphysical beauties of the Quran to a worldwide audience.