Office of Multicultural Student Success

muslim heritage month

Planning committees are open to all UToledo students, faculty and staff. If you are interested in serving on the planning committee for Muslim Heritage Month, please email

For a list of scheduled events, visit InvoNet.

Contemporary Muslim Fashions Exhibition

Organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, this pioneering exhibition examines how Muslim women—those who cover and those who do not—have become arbiters of style within and beyond their communities.

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Enslaved and Muslim in Early America Podcast

Today, the U.S. population is about 1% Muslim, but in the late 1700s that number was likely closer to 5%. Who were these early Muslim Americans, where did they go, and why didn’t we all learn about them in school? In this episode, we search for American history's missing Muslims, and explore their experience through the words of Omar ibn Said, an enslaved Muslim man in North Carolina whose one-of-a-kind autobiography still resonates today.

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Four Muslim American Women Shaping Fashion Today Article

Modest fashion is one of the fastest-growing parts of the global fashion industry. Contemporary Muslim Fashions, organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and presented at our Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, shares the work of designers, entrepreneurs, journalists, influencers, and others who have drawn international attention to the vitality of the Muslim modest style community.

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Arts of the Islamic World Collection 

The phrases “arts of the Islamic World” and “Islamic art” refer to a variety of artistic traditions that have flourished in a vast geographic region—from southern Spain and North Africa to the islands of Southeast Asia since the advent of Islam in the late seventh century. While different cities and regions developed their own distinct secular and religious visual language, they also share certain formal and aesthetic concerns. The Freer and Sackler together hold one of the country’s finest collections of the arts of the Islamic world, with particular strengths in illustrated manuscripts and ceramics among the more than 2,200 objects.

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17 Famous Black Muslims Article

Essence magazine has complied a list of 17 Black Muslims. Find more about this list of people that you may not know about! 

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Last Updated: 8/11/22