Journey to India and get your passport stamped along the way! Explore the South and Southeast Asian galleries.
Programs & Performances
10:15–12:45 p.m. and 1:45–3:15 p.m. | Kirkwood Hall
Enjoy as local dancers demonstrate Bollywood and folk styles.
*10:30–11:30 a.m., 12:15–1, 1:45–2:30 & 3:15–4 p.m.
Watch local dance groups perform folk and classical dances. *First performance features live music. Seating starts 30 minutes before each performance.
Noon–12:30 p.m., 1–1:30 & 2–2:30 p.m. | Gallery between 205 & 206
Listen to featured soloists and duets.
Music | Bloch Lobby
10:30–11:30 a.m. & 1–4 p.m.
Dance to Bollywood songs with popular local DJ Apanasangeet.
12:45–1 p.m. | Kirkwood Hall
1–1:20 & 3:30–3:50 p.m. | Kirkwood Hall
View traditional and contemporary fashions modeled by museum and community volunteers.
Ongoing Activities & Demonstrations
All activities 10 a.m.–4 p.m. unless noted.
Passport Signing | Classrooms 4 & 5
Write your name in one of the regional languages of India.
1–3 p.m. | Classrooms 4 & 5
Learn about Saris
Classroom 6 | Master the art of tying a sari with community volunteers.
Gallery 203 | Jain Shrine Conversations
Join Jain Shrine conversations with museum guides and members of the Jain community.
Gallery 227 | South and Southeast Asian Gallery Activity
Investigate the significance of Kamadhenu, the Wish-Granting Cow, and selected ceremonial sculptures.
Rockhill Room | Henna Design Demonstration and Temporary Tattoos
Watch local artists demonstrate traditional henna designs using markers. Get a temporary tattoo!
Lens 2 | Create art inspired by the South and South East Asian art collection.
Spencer Art Reference Library Event
1–4 p.m. | View Asian calligraphy books and a beautiful replica album based on the stunning 17th-century albums of India’s Mughal Dynasty. Decorate a bookmark!
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Bloch Lobby
Food for Purchase
11 a.m.–4 p.m. | Rozzelle Court Restaurant
Dine on delicious Indian-inspired cuisine!
11 a.m.–4 p.m. | Bloch Lobby
Purchase Indian specialties including samosas, Hyderbadi Chicken Biryani, lentil cutlets, coconut cardamom cookies, and chai. $2–5 per item. (while supplies last)
*All program details subject to change.
FREE parking in garage for museum members; $10 parking for nonmembers. Additional parking and FREE shuttle to the museum available at Kauffman Foundation and Kauffman Gardens, 4800-01 Rockhill Road.