Sensational India Festival
Peabody Essex Museum celebrates an unparalleled 200-year legacy of cultural exchange with India through the 'Sensational India!' Festival! This year's festival celebrates the creativity and dynamism of contemporary India during this annual weekend-long festival. We'll present pioneering artists, electrifying performances, provocative ideas and creative family-friendly experiences. Inspired by the modern and contemporary Indian art in Midnight to the Boom, explore today's India through dance, food, musical performances, visual art and storytelling.
A weekend filled with family fun and events includes:
- Saturday & Sunday:
- Backdrop art making with artist Adrian Galvin
- Cooking Demonstrations for Adults: Healing Value of Spices
- Artist Talk: Raghava KK
- Presentation: The Eternal Essence of Music with Ankur Malhotra
- Discussion: India Calling: A Writer's Reflections on a Culture in Transition with Anand Giridharadas
- Art Workshop: Shadows that Misbehave
There's also a Bollywood Dance Party for adults aged 21 and over on Saturday Night!