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Gallery Talk: Verbal Description—The Holy Family in Hindu Art

October 17, 2017
Meet in Griffin Court
Free with museum admission

Museum educator Lucas Livingston leads you on a lively journey exploring playful and pious representations of Hindu deities Shiva, Parvati, Skanda, and Ganesha. This interactive public tour emphasizes multi-sensory engagement and verbal description for people who are blind or partially sighted and is open to all visitors.

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India, Tamil Nadu, Shiva and Uma Seated with Their Son, Skanda (Somaskanda), Vijayanagar period, c. 1400. Robert Allerton Purchase Fund.