First Major Quran Exhibition Comes to Washington

.”It was a very casual conversation with our director, who said, ‘It would be wonderful to have something like this in Washington,'” she said. “And he said, ‘Why not?’ The rest is history.”

Although museum renovations delayed plans for the traveling exhibition, Washington, D.C., will showcase the Quran — the holy text of the Islamic religion — in the first-of-its-kind exhibition at the Smithsonian this October….more:  .nbcnews.