||The Khalid Shoman Foundation
has marked the first anniversary of Khalid Shoman's passing away
commemorative exhibition and the publishing of two books. "Khalid
Shoman, A life of dedication" a
bilingual book in arabic and english documenting his life and work
and "Diwani", in arabic, a collection of poems by Ahmad
Hilmi Abdul Baqi, Khalid Shoman's Grandfather.
The Khalid Shoman Foundation has extended the range of its support
to the medical and education fields giving scholarships in Jordan
and abroad to gifted students.
In 2002, the Khalid Shoman Dialysis Unit was opened at the Queen
Rania Hospital to serve patients in the Petra region.
In 2004, to support the rehabilitation department at al Hussein
Society for the Physically Challenged and to introduce water physiotherapy,
a swimming pool facility was offered to the Center.
In 2006, marking the 5th commemoration of Khalid Shoman's passing,
the Khalid Shoman Nuclear Medicine Department was inaugurated by
H.M. King Abdullah II at the King Hussein Cancer Center.
At the archaeological site of Darat al Funun, on Thursday 29th of
Tunisian Sufi songs and prayers by Fadel al Jaziri and his group
were recited in remembrance of Khalid Shoman.
On June 30th 2011, marking the 10th commemoration, a new
building across the Darat al Funun compound was inaugurated to serve
as headquarters for The Khalid Shoman Foundation. Artworks from The
Khalid Shoman private collection are on display in the new building and
working spaces are provided for researchers and winners of
The Darat al Funun Dissertation Fellowship for the Study of Modern and
Contemporary Arab Art established that same year.
Old warehouses were also modernized to become the Lab, an experimental space
and a hub for artists and innovative projects.
A donation for establishing a New Education Center and Auditorium in the
new KHCC expansion was also made.