Opening its doors in , South Asia Institute SAI cultivates the art and culture of South Asia and its diaspora through curated exhibitions, innovative programs and educational initiatives. Built in in the second empire style of architecture, the building that houses South Asia Institute is a registered national landmark. SAI collaborates locally and globally to engage diverse communities with enriching and creative experiences. We support artistic production by emerging and established artists, and foster cultural appreciation for the South Asian diaspora. As one of the only nonprofit cultural centers dedicated to the arts and culture of South Asia in North America, SAI curates art exhibitions, produces cultural and musical performances, screens independent films and facilitates lectures, seminars and workshops.
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Asian Art - Mary and Charles Rodning Gallery - Mobile Museum of Art - Mobile Museum of Art
The exhibition brings together site-specific works by artists from SAVAC that engage and interact with different aspects of the Art Gallery of Ontario''s permanent collection. Through workshops with Sutapa Biswas, the participating artists have produced interventions that explore features of the display of Canadian Historical art at the AGO. The Canadian Historical galleries at the Art Gallery of Ontario chart the identity of what it means to be Canadian through selected visual and textual representations, relaying a history of Canada from the days of the early pioneers, through the colonial period, to the first half of the s. The interventions developed by the artists for these galleries raise provocative questions about established Canadian narratives. In a sub-committee from the two organizations met to develop programming initiatives for the AGO, one of which was the initiation of the Artist-in-Residence program.
Celebrating Asian Art
Dear visitors, the exhibition Toyen: The dreaming rebel is currently completely sold out. Follow our website for more information regarding the exhibition. Asian art item administration under the responsibility of the National Gallery was established due to the post-Communist-coup state of affairs: centralizing art confiscation from private collections, including lordly seats, was a matter of policy, and targeted purchases were made, as well as transfers from state cultural institution funds.
The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery remains closed until November for exhibition construction. Learn more. Series Overview Webinars Partners Contact. The histories of collecting and the art market are essential to advancing provenance research.