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Mukherjee to visit Chicago to sell India growth story


January 27th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will try to sell the India growth story among top US business leaders and policy makers during his two-day official ... Read more...

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California’s Norton Simon Museum exhibiting Vishnu and other Hindu sculptures


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 23 (ANI): Prestigious Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena (California, USA) is currently exhibiting 11thcentury sandstone Vishnu in its "Ancient Sculpture from the Hindu-Buddhist World" exhibition, which will continue till ... Read more...

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Brooklyn Museum in USA to exhibit Lord Vishnu from June


March 5th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 05 (ANI): Brooklyn Museum in New York (USA) will showcase Hindu Lord Vishnu in an exhibition June 24-October two next.It will present about 170 sculptures, paintings and ritual objects ... Read more...

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Famous Los Angeles Getty Museum exhibiting Ganesha and Vishnu


March 1st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 1 (ANI): Prestigious J. Paul Getty Museum of Los Angeles (USA) is currently exhibiting 13th century Lord Ganesha in its "Gods of Angkor" exhibition, which will continue till August ... Read more...

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Major American museums carry Hindu Lord Shiva statues


February 20th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 20 (ANI):Most major museums of USA carry statues and other artifacts of Lord Shiva, one of the divine trio of the Hindus-Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement ... Read more...

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Art Institute of Chicago has created “Be a Vishnu Avatar” lesson plan for students


February 17th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 17 (ANI): Art Institute of Chicago (USA), one of the major art museums of the world, has developed a "lesson plan" for classroom activity in which students of 4-8 ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Peabody Essex Museum for organizing Hindu gods exhibition


February 13th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), FEb 13 (ANI): Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem (Massachusetts, USA) is currently organizing "Faces of Devotion" exhibition showing "nearly 40 dramatic sculptures of Hindu gods, goddesses, animal spirits and ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s wardrobe advisor to be honoured


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) US first lady Michelle Obama's wardrobe advisor Ikram Goldman has been chosen for the Legend of Fashion Award to be given by the School of the Art Institute ... Read more...

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Chicago Art Institute revives its India link


January 21st, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The world famous Art Institute of Chicago, where celebrated Indian philosopher Swami Vivekananda delivered a historic address in 1896, is reviving its links with India ... Read more...

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New York’s famed Rubin Museum to exhibit photos of India-Nepal sadhus


January 9th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 9 (ANI): Prestigious Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) in New York (USA) will be exhibiting photographs of sadhus of India and Nepal from January 28 to May 30.Curated by ... Read more...

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‘Temple’ inside San Diego Museum


December 18th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 18 (ANI): San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA) in California (USA) has established a "Temple" within its premises, complete with statues of various Hindu deities.It "marks the culmination of ... Read more...

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Philadelphia Museum of Art displaying Radha-Krishna in its miniatures exhibition


December 13th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 13 (ANI): Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) in USA is currently displaying "Monumental Miniatures: Large-scale Paintings from India" exhibition, which includes extraordinary depiction of Lord Krishna and Radha.This exhibition, ... Read more...

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Hindus laud British Museum for extensive Hindu collection


December 5th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 5 (ANI): Hindus have applauded British Museum (BM) in London for its sizeable collection of Hindu art and artifacts.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada ... Read more...

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National Museum of Korea displaying Hindu god masks


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 23 (ANI): Prestigious National Museum of Korea (NMK) in Seoul is displaying masks of Hindu gods in an exhibition which will continue till September 11 next year.Titled "Hindu God ... Read more...

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Canadian art gallery displaying Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s throne


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 22 (ANI): Prestigious Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) in Toronto is displaying Maharaja Ranjit Singh's famed throne as a part of its exhibition "Maharaja: The Splendour of India's Royal ... Read more...

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American museums offering online Hinduism resources


November 13th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 13 (ANI): Various museums and art galleries of USA are providing online resources on Hinduism.These include "Hinduism and Hindu Art", "Recognizing the Gods", "Scenes from the Ramayana" and "Krishna" ... Read more...

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Leading New Zealand museum holds exhibition on ‘bindi’


October 26th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 26: Pataka, a leading museum of New Zealand, is currently holding "Bindi - The Indian Dot" exhibition, which will continue till November 14.Museum announcement says: "The bindi is ... Read more...

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Art Institute of Chicago has developed “Classroom Lesson Plan” on Hindu deity Ganesha


September 24th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 24 (ANI): Art Institute of Chicago (USA), one of the major art museums of the world, has developed a Classroom Lesson Plan for kindergarten to 12th grades about Hindu ... Read more...

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New York’s famed Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibiting “Scenes from Ramayana”


September 20th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 20 (ANI): Prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) of New York (USA) is currently holding exhibition on "Scenes from Ramayana", which will continue till October three.It contains few dozen ... Read more...

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Indian artist seeks dialogue on faith in age of terror (With Images)


September 10th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Connecting two key historical moments linked to 9/11, but 108 years apart, Mumbai-based contemporary Indian artist Jitish Kallat has sought to engage the American people on ... Read more...

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On Gandhi’s birthday, Museum in New York will transform into ‘peace lab’


September 8th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 8 (ANI): Prestigious Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) in New York (USA) will transform into a "peace lab" on Mahatma Gandhi's birthday falling on October two to commemorate International ... Read more...

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New York’s famed Rubin Museum celebrating Lord Ganesh in September


September 6th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 6 (ANI): Prestigious Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) in New York (USA) is celebrating Lord Ganesh during September in view of Ganesh-Chaturthi falling this month.It has invited families to ... Read more...

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Pennsylvania’s Allentown Museum exhibiting Vishnu & other Hindu sculptures


August 10th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 10 (ANI): Allentown Art Museum in Pennsylvania (USA) is currently exhibiting various Hindu sculptures under its Indian Art exhibition, which will continue till September five.It includes over two dozen ... Read more...

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Obama names Indian American on arts body


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) President Barack Obama has picked up an Indian American to serve on the US President's Advisory Committee on the Arts for the prestigious John F. Kennedy Centre ... Read more...

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Hindus laud New York Metropolitan Museum of Art for Ramayana exhibition


March 1st, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 1 (ANI): Globally renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art (MMA) of New York is organizing "Scenes from the Ramayana" exhibition from March 31 to September 27.It will include selection of ... Read more...

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Indian art featured in two new Chicago art galleries


December 15th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 15 (IANS) The Art Institute of Chicago has opened two new galleries devoted to Asian art - one features Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Islamic art, while the other has ... Read more...

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