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By Siddhi Jain Panaji, Dec 16 (IANS) Of all pieces of furniture unique to India, perhaps the 'charpai' is the most evocative of individual memories. Compact,...

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The South Asian Collection at MFA Includes 5,000 Objects from the Subcontinent

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Museum of Fine Arts Director Matthew Teitelbaum Talks About MFA, its South Asian Collection...

BOSTON—Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, which has about 5,000 South Asian objects in its collections, will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2020. To review the...

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Intoxicating Art: For museumgoers, a chance to party like it’s 550 B.C.

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Asian Art Gallery to host show “Local Artists for Local Cause” featuring Indian Diaspora...

BOSTON—The Asian Art Gallery, a social enterprise with a mission to promote artists from South East Asia, shall host a show featuring 19 New...

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