Carnegie Visual Arts Center

Current Exhibition

Hindustan Revealed: The Art and Culture of Traditional India

 

SEPTEMBER 30 – NOVEMBER 8, 2014

Traditional Indian art and culture comes to North Alabama in the form of paintings, drawings, sculpture, textiles, handicrafts, and jewelry. The exhibit features traditionally inspired contemporary works of art by Viveka Awasthi, Shyam Balami, Shinani Chakrabarty, Sarab Soni and Deepa Sundaram.

Additional art, jewlery, textiles, and decorative items are on loan from the collections of  Viveka Awasthi, Alka Bhargave, Sonchita Chakrabarty, Anita Kantamneni, Mohinder Kaur, Krutika Patel, Divya Pradhan, Tharanee Ravindran, Meenakshi Godika Sethi, Madhu Singh, Deepa Sundaram and Rupali Vyawahare. Special events, performances, and visitors will accompany the exhibition. The show was curated by Viveka Awasthi and exhibition designed by the Carnegie Visual Arts Center.

Special events and community performances accompany the exhibition throughout the month of October. Two events will be presented in partnership with the Princess Theatre Center for the Performing Arts.

October 7, 2014, 4:30 to 7:30PM

Demonstration of Indian Sports Games

(Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Cricket)

at The Market at Casa Grande Park (with the Princess Theatre)

October 17, 2014, 6 PM

Folk and Bollywood Dances and Songs

at 3rd Friday Downtown on Bank Street Stage

October 24, 2014, Noon – 1 PM

Lunch and Learn – India Insight

at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center

Bring your lunch • Soft drinks provided • Free

October 30, 2014, 7 PM

Bollywood Film Monsoon Wedding

at the Princess Theatre Center for the Performing Arts

$10 at the door

Sponsored by Yash Awasthi and AlphaPet