For centuries, the waters between Asia and East Africa have been home to the monsoon winds. These winds powered the dhows that traveled between East Africa and the Middle East leading not just to an exchange of goods, but of art and culture as well. The result is a unique modern-day tapestry of interwoven art, music, and adornment that celebrates and unites these two continents. From Zanzibar to Oman and back, explore the many facets of art inspired by the greens and blues of the Indian Ocean, the browns and reds of Oman’s arid deserts, and the melodies and rhythms of two cultures coming together. Meet the artists and artisans who share their own intimate stories of connection as you experience for yourself the Arts of the Monsoon.