Kathakali Ramayana

Posted on October 6th, 2016 by SACHI

Three evenings of delightful Kathakali performances, presented by Kaladharan Vishwanath with special guest artists. Makeup & costumes by Kalamandalam Sukumaran. Introduced by Kaladharan Viswanath. Presented by Graeme & Eve Vanderstoel, and  co-sponsored with SACHI. Monday October 17 Ravana reminisces about his childhood. Kalamandalam Manoj as Ravana A fascinating “monologue” by the powerful and demonic King […]

Healing through Art with Esther Gokhale

Posted on May 14th, 2016 by SACHI

Human beings are natural mimics. We copy what we see around us and unfortunately, posture in modern cultures has been deteriorating over the last 100 years. We can overcome this obstacle toward living our best lives by learning to treat our bodies as the natural wonders that they are. Join Esther Gokhale at the Asian […]

Behind The Man Who Knew Infinity: Panel Discussion with Film Excerpts

Posted on March 7th, 2016 by SACHI

Prior to the SF Film Festival Opening April 22-24, 2016, and the theater film release on April 29, 2016, SACHI (Society for Art & Cultural Heritage of India) and Department of Mathematics, Stanford University invite you to an introduction and excerpts from the film, The Man Who Knew Infinity , on the life and legacy of Srinivas Ramanujan, featuring film Director Matthew Brown,  and a distinguished […]

The Poets of Partition

Posted on January 28th, 2016 by SACHI

In this talk, Prof. Satia will explore the experience and thoughts of Urdu poets who lived through the Partition of India in 1947. The story of Partition is typically told through the lens of high politics; here we will learn of the alternative political visions of an influential set of cultural actors. Through their lives […]

“Mom, You’re Not Normal”: Yasmen Mehta in conversation with Kamini Ramani

Posted on January 25th, 2016 by SACHI

Society for Art & Cultural Heritage of India (SACHI) is delighted to present Yasmen S. Mehta, a dynamic and creative San Francisco dance artist and choreographer, in conversation with Kamini Ramani,  a storyteller and fan of artistic and entrepreneurial talent. When Yasmen Mehta’s daughter tells her, “Mom, you’re not normal,” she takes it as a compliment. It has taken her many […]

SACHI Annual Event 2015: Rama and Company Come to the Asian

Posted on October 18th, 2015 by SACHI

The Asian Art Museum’s major exhibition The Rama Epic: Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe (October 21, 2016-January 15, 2017) highlights 130 splendid paintings, sculptures, and performing arts objects made over 1500 years in India, Southeast Asia, and the West. These works are being brought from museums in Europe, the UK, and around the US to illuminate the personalities […]

A Conversation with Contemporary Artist Jitish Kallat

Posted on September 29th, 2015 by SACHI

Following groundbreaking U.S. art installations, Public Notice 3 at the Art Institute of Chicago (2010-2011), and Epilogue at the San Jose Museum of Art (2013-2014), Jitish Kallat visits San Francisco for an insightful conversation discussing his art practices and the critically acclaimed curating project, the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 at the Asian Art Museum in San […]

Monarchs in Indian Art

Posted on September 4th, 2015 by SACHI

SACHI, The Society for Art and Cultural Heritage of India, and CIF, Cultural Integration Fellowship, invite you to Monarchs in Indian Art An Illustrated Talk by Dr. Gautama Vajracharya The mainstream Indian art is almost devoid of any representation depicting a monarch engaged either in a battle or in a hunting expedition. Such a non-violence […]

The Shape of Water: A documentary by Kum-Kum Bhavnani Narrated by Susan Sarandon

Posted on September 4th, 2015 by SACHI

CSAS Public Film & Documentary Series Center for South Asia Studies, Gender & Women’s Studies Beatrice Bain Research Group, and Society for Art & Cultural Heritage of India (SACHI) present: A documentary by Kum-Kum Bhavnani Narrated by Susan Sarandon A story of five women in India, Brazil, Jerusalem and Senegal who defy societal taboos to […]

The Windsor Shahnama of 1648: AnIllustrated Persian Manuscript Offered to Queen Victoria by an Afghan Prince in 1839. Lecture by Dr. Eleanor Sims

Posted on September 4th, 2015 by SACHI

Mills College, the Asian Art Museum and SACHI present: The Windsor Shahnama of 1648: An Illustrated Persian Manuscrip Offered to Queen Victoria by an Afghan Prince in 1839. A Lecture by Dr. Eleanor Sims. Thursday, February 14, 2008, 7-8pm Asian Art Museum Samsung Hall 200 Larkin Street, San Francisco Free after museum admission. A literary […]