Date/ Time: 27 June 2021, 11 am (Singapore Time)
Tickets: Free programme with Registration
Venue: Online Zoom session (A link will be provided 2 days before the webinar)
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Sonia Dhami will be showcasing a selection of masterpieces and treasures from the famed Kapany Collection of Sikh Art, introducing the range and breadth of Sikh artistic expression over its 550-year history. The collection includes beautiful portraits of the Sikh gurus, illustrated manuscripts, spectacular paintings of the Golden Temple, royal arts and treasures of Sikh maharajas, arms and armaments, coinage, stamps, textiles and contemporary arts.
About the Speaker
Sonia Dhami is a trustee of the Sikh Foundation and CEO of “Art & Tolerance”. She is the co-editor of the “Sikh Art from the Kapany Collection” that is a definitive volume on Sikh Art co-published with the Smithsonian Institution and has also edited a richly illustrated volume, “Games We Play”. Her work demonstrates the confluence of art, history, religion and community. Early in her career she worked on art and architecture projects with Sikh institutions in India, UK, Canada & the USA. She has been closely associated with organising/assisting many conferences, community events, publications and Sikh art displays including the recent “Expressions of Divinity” at the Triton Museum of Art Santa Clara. She graduated from St. Bede’s College–Shimla and earned her Masters in Business Administration from Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana. She lives in Fremont California.
About the Webinar Series
This series of webinars introduces various facets of the Sikh community’s heritage, from the Indian Subcontinent to Singapore, and beyond. Academics and experts will share lesser known aspects of the community’s history and culture, through this monthly series. This series is held to complement the Indian Heritage Centre’s newly launched special exhibition Sikhs in Singapore: A Story Untold.
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