DIWAN: A Forum for the Arts is a biennial program of the Arab American National Museum (AANM). DIWAN unites Arab American artists, scholars and performers representing myriad academic fields and artistic genres for a weekend dialogue that reinforces the AANM’s commitment to providing a place for community members and artists to meet, exchange ideas and exhibit their work. DIWAN also encourages audiences to expore the boundaries of art in addressing social issues related to Arab Americans and the community at large.

The Arab American National Museum (AANM) documents, preserves, celebrates and educates the public on the history, life, culture and contributions of Arab Americans. AANM is an institution of ACCESS, the largest Arab American community nonprofit in the United States.