SACHI and the Society for Asian Art at the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, are pleased to present an illuminating talk on Yoga and the Bhagavad Gita, a 700-verse scripture that is part of the Hindu epic, The Mahabharata.
Vedanta scholar Prasad Vepa will present the Not-so-Hidden Secrets of Yoga in the Bhagavad Gita. This program is presented to conincide with the Asian Art Museum exhibition, Yoga: The Art of Transformation. Limited seating, rsvp to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SACHI and the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco are honored to present Dr. Madhuvanti Ghose, the Art Institute of Chicago Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Islamic Art in a presentation of Public Notice 3: From Vivekananda to Kallat. Program will begin with Dance into the Light: An Invocation for Peace, yoga inspired Bharatanatyam Dance by Vidhya Subramanian, followed by Public Notice 3: From Vivekananda to Kallat, a lecture presentation by Dr. Madhuvanti Ghose, followed by audience Q&A and a public reception.
The event is free after museum admission. This program is presented to conincide with the Asian Art Museum exhibition, Yoga: The Art of Transformation.
SACHI and the San Jose Museum of Art are delighted to present an evening with two renowned food scholars to celebrate the exhibition, Around the Table.
6pm, Light Refreshment
6:30 and 6:45pm, Guided Exhibition Tours of Around the Table.
7:30-9:30pm, Rachel Laudan and Harold McGee share groundbreaking research, followed by conversation, audience Q&A, and a book signing
$20 Members; $25 Non-Members
To reserve space please RSVP, email@example.com; 650-918-6335. Early reservations recommended.
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SACHI in cooperation with the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, and in support of the San Leandro Public Library Big Read 2014, is pleased to co-sponsor A Children’s Yoga Workshop celebrating Mind, Body, Heart and Art as part of the Library’s India Festival series.
Children, ages 4-12, are invited to participate in a yoga adventure! Featuring Vishnu’s OHMazing Journeys with Beth Reese, Founder, Yoginos: Yoga for Youth. To register, please call 510-577-3991 from 1-5pm, Wednesday through Friday
SACHI and Cultural Integration Fellowship (CIF) invite you to explore a very special era in the history and culture of San Francisco.
Joseph Subbiondo, President, CIIS, California Institute of Integral Studies will present an illuminating talk on the San Francisco Renaissance and Emergence of Integral Yoga and the Founding of the CIF and the CIIS. This event is in conjunction with the Asian Art Museum exhibition Yoga: The Art of Transformation (Feb. 21 to May 25, 2014).
Please RSVP; firstname.lastname@example.org; 650-918-6335. Limited seating. Light refreshments will be served.
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Discover legends of the world’s great games presented by Dr. Qamar Adamjee, Associate Curator of South Asian Art, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco. In this talk, curator Dr. Adamjee will take a brief look at the histories, social and literary contexts from which some of the most popular games of our times–chess, backgammon, pachisi, and snakes and ladders–have arisen and survived across many countries and many centuries. An illustrated lecture will take place from 11am-noon (recommended for adults and children), and a family group activity will be available from 11am-1pm (for all ages). The community is invited to bring their board games to the Art Center for an interactive family group session led by Tasmia Hussain.
For information, email Tasmia.Hussain@cityofpaloalto.org.
RSVP Recommended. For full details
The indigo dye is one of the oldest and best known natural colors in
the world. The word “indigo” originally refers to a dye, native to India.
Indian indigo was much sought after for its superior quality and
remained a rare and exotic commodity until the 16th century.
Because of its high value as a trading commodity, indigo was often
referred to as Blue Gold. Please see the invitation link below to learn more about Padmini Tolat Balaram and the event. Lecture fee is $10. For RSVP and inquiries, contact email@example.com; tel. 650-918-6335.
Please join us for an illustrated talk by Professor Daniel Herwitz entitled “M. F. Husain, Between Modernism and Celebrity.” Presented by SACHI and the Asian Art Museum, Professor Herwitz will use images and words to explore the work of M.F. Husain. The SACHI Annual Meeting will occur at 1:15, followed by a SACHI Commemoration Film Screening at 1:45pm, followed by the Annual Event. Wine and refreshments will be served after the program. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SACHI and the Asian Art Museum present a Classical North Indian Flute Concert with G.S. Sachdev on the bansuri (flute) and Swapan Chaudhuri on the tabla.
Tickets for priority seating include museum admission and reception.
$45 SACHI and/or AAM members; $50 non-members
$35 SACHI and/or AAM members; $40 non-members
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RSVP required, limited seating, firstname.lastname@example.org or 650-918-6335
$50 per person includes food tasking over high tea.
Following an illustrated talk on the Malabar Spice Trade by Anna Spudich, Chef Srijith Gopinathan will share his Culinary Journey discussing his personal experiments with spice route influences in contemporary cuisine. A Food Tasting over High Tea will complement the program. A carefully selected menu will represent an innovative personal take on traditional Kerala dishes the Chef grew up with during his Kerala years.