Beyond Bollywood Family Day

Decorated Indian tabla player Pandit Shankar Ghosh and noted Indian classical vocalist Shrimati Sanjukta Ghosh with Vikram (Boomba) Ghosh at Samuel P. Taylor State Park, Lagunita, Calif., ca. 1970.

In celebration of the exhibit Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, The Field Museum is hosting a Family Day filled with art activities and performances all relating to Diwali and Indian-American culture. The event is designed for children and their families and will take place in the Crown Family PlayLab. 


Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation was created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

The exhibition is co-presented in Chicago by The Field Museum and the Indo-American Heritage Museum. This exhibition is generously supported by The Chicago Community Trust.


Photo courtesy of the Ali Akbar Khan Foundation.