Upcoming Events

My Paintings are My Feelings: A Voice from India

Date:     Thursday, October - 18, 2018
Time:    6.00 pm
Location:   Palo Alto Art Center, Auditorium, 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Society for Art & Cultural Heritage of India and Palo Alto Art Center in partnership with Asian Art Museum, San Francisco Are Delighted to Present Visiting Mithila Artist Shalinee Kumari in a special appearance In Conjunction with Asian Art Museum Exhibition Painting Is My Everything: Art From India’s Mithila Region Sep. 7 – Dec. 30, 2018

Please Join us for an exciting Mithila exhibition highlight as Shalinee Kumari Narrates her Personal Story through her Art in an Illustrated Presentation-My Paintings are My Feelings: A Voice from India

Followed by a stimulating Conversation with Shalinee Kumari, and scholars Malini Bakshi, and Vijaya Nagarajan-Mithila and Kolam Painting: Celebrating the World of Women in India

The event is FREE and open to the public.

SACHI Annual Event 2018. Paper Jewels: Postcards from the Raj

Date:     Saturday, November - 17, 2018
Time:    2.00 p.m.
Location:   Asian Art Museum, Samsung Hall
200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA

SACHI (Society for Art & Cultural Heritage of India) and Asian Art Museum, San Francisco,
are Proud to Present An Illuminating Presentation By Distinguished Scholar and San Francisco based historian Omar Khan.

Paper Jewels is the story of postcards during the Raj spanning India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Burma. Postcards were the Instagram of their time, depicting the subcontinent, its people, places and preoccupations to the world. The first color and global visual communications medium to represent India between 1892 and 1947, the talk weaves together postcard artists, photographers, and publishers that define the rich history of the postcard in the subcontinent.

A Reception follows in the Loggia at 3.30 PM.

Free with Museum Admission and Open to the Public.