sTennessee Valley Museum of Art is pleased to announce the development of Traveling Darshan: Visions of India based on the 2022 exhibition, Darshan: Visions of India that was developed in coordination with the Darshan committee, the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Alabama Humanities Alliance. This exhibition is in the first phases of development. Twenty-five Indian-American artists are participating in this juried exhibition that will travel to art centers, libraries, galleries, and community centers across the Southeast.

Traveling Darshan: Visions of India explores the visual aesthetics of Indian culture through the lens of the American experience. Indian identities integrated through visual culture take shape through artistic mediums featured: paper cutting, painting, photography, and fiber. Traveling Darshan asks viewers to consider the Indian diaspora to the United States and its interpretation through generations of Indians making artwork today. Featured artists include Geeta Dave, Amita Bhakta, Boisali Biswas, Sid Thakur, Shailesh Joshi, Neha Luhar-Trice, and many more notable artists.

This initiative is supported by the Alabama State Council of the Arts. We are presently seeking additional funding to help secure the presentation materials and shipping costs of transport. Any support for this initiative is welcomed. We appreciate your consideration.

(In the “Select a Campaign” dropdown menu, choose “Traveling Darshan to earmark your donation for this project.)