Diwali Celebration at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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October 24, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY


Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Diwali Celebration at the Met

AWIB will be sponsoring a special Diwali celebration at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on the evening of October 24, 2017.  We will have live performances which will include classical dance pieces in Bharatnatyam and Kathak and a short video on Diwali, depicting memories and experiences around the biggest festival of India. This will be followed by a private guided tour, lead by a renowned curator, Dr. Kurt Behrendt, Associate Curator of the Department of Asian Art, who will talk about the extensive collection of South Asian art and the meaning of Diwali in some of the key pieces at the Met.

6:00 to 6:30 pm  Registration and Reception
6:30 to 7:15 pm  Stories of Diwali Video and Performance 
7:30 to 8:30 pm  Private Guided Tour of the South Asian Galleries

AWIB Members: Free. Registration is only open to members

There is limited seating - By Invitation Only

The Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education
The Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Entrance at 81st Street

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