Bridges Art Tour

Saudi Arabia/United States 2016–2018


The Bridges Tour was a cultural diplomacy initiative between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States. Over two years, and working in partnership with cultural institutions across the U.S., Bridges attracted an estimated 430,000+ visitors to exhibitions and events across 10 cities and 13 States. Its mission, to encourage people–to–people, community–to–community, and even nation–to–nation dialogue through cultural encounters and exchange.


The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) /
Saudi Aramco


CULTURUNNERS / Edge of Arabia


Project scope

Book design (142 pages)


Participating Institutions

Station Museum of Contemporary Art. Houston, TX

Gonzo Gallery in Aspen, CO

Minnesota Street Project. San Francisco, CA

Bates College Museum of Art. Lewiston, ME

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. CA

Arab American National Museum. Dearborn, MI 

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. Salt Lake City, UT 

Art Museum of the University of Memphis /
Museum of Art in Memphis, TN 

Corcoran School of Art & Design. Washington, D.C. 

Brooklyn Museum. New York.