Sarasvati

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Docent Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on the sculpture of Sarasvati in the South and Southeast Asian gallery.

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Docent Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on the sculpture of Sarasvati in the South and Southeast Asian gallery.

Holi: A Festival of Color

Join the BMA and the Indian Cultural Society for the 8th annual Holi Festival, the Indian celebration of color.

Join the BMA and the Indian Cultural Society for the 8th annual Holi Festival, the Indian celebration of color. This popular event brings communities together for a fun-filled day celebrating Indian culture and featuring music, dance, food, henna, art-making, and gallery exploration.  At the end of the event, guests gather outside for the highlight of the day, the throwing of powdered colors to welcome the spring season. Make sure to wear something you don’t mind having to wash!

The 2017-2018 Family Festivals Series is presented by Medical Properties Trust.

Dance performances- Auditorium, 12PM- 2PM
Art Activities- Main Lobby, 11AM- 3PM
Pop-up Restaurant by The Hot Tag- Café, 11AM- 3PM
Tasting from Taj India- Café, 12PM- 1PM
Throwing of the Colors, Outside, 2:30PM

Sixteenth Eivor and Alston Callahan Asian Art Lecture

In this special lecture, art historian John Seyller Ph.D, will illuminate the illustrious career of a previously unknown Mughal court painter, Abd al-Karim, who until recently was only known as the Bodleian Painter.

In Pursuit of Excellence: The Art of ‘Abd al-Karim, Master Painter of Bijapur

In this special lecture, art historian John Seyller Ph.D, will illuminate the illustrious career of a previously unknown Mughal court painter, Abd al-Karim, who until recently was only known as the Bodleian Painter. Dr. Seyller will demonstrate how this unknown artist, under the tutelage of his master Farrukh Beg, affected the traditions of painting in Bijapur and went on to create a lasting legacy for his work.