Season of India

A series of events at Asia Society New York, Sep. 14, 2018 through Jan. 20, 2019

A series of programs and special events on arts, culture, business, and policy, held in conjunction with the exhibition The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India, on view at Asia Society Museum from September 14, 2018 through January 20, 2019.

Upcoming Events

Special Event
13 Sep 2018
6:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Celebrating the exhibition The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India, on view September 14, 2018 through January 20, 2019
Discussion
14 Sep 2018
12:30 - 2 p.m.
Join business and government leaders, including Ambassador Navtej Sarna, for a high-level discussion on India's economic future.
Discussion
14 Sep 2018
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Contemporary writers and art critics discuss what exactly is "modern" about modern Indian art, and what part tradition plays in the evolution of modern art.
Discussion
14 Sep 2018
6 - 9 p.m.
A conversation with major collectors of Progressive artists about their passion for this art and the future of India’s art scene. 
Lecture
15 Sep 2018
2:30 - 4 p.m.
Oxford historian Faisal Devji challenges the current debate on the crisis of religion and secularism.
Lecture
17 Sep 2018
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Members-only exhibition viewing with a lecture by guest curator Zehra Jumabhoy.
Special Event
20 Sep 2018
1 - 8 p.m.
A series of conversations and performances examining the human experience through the imaginations of some of the world’s leading authors, thinkers, and performers on India.
AsiaStore Event
03 Oct 2018
12 - 3:30 p.m.
Learn the art of scarf tying from Kolkata native Harshita Lohia, who draws inspiration from elements of nature and symbols of Indian culture.
Discussion
04 Oct 2018
7 - 9 p.m.
Join authors Hari Kunzu and Balli Kaur Jaswal for a provocative conversation about writing in the Indian diaspora.
AsiaStore Event
24 Oct 2018
12 - 3:30 p.m.
AsiaStore present's designer, Sonam Dubal whose sustainable collection is inspired by sacred symbols that reflect elements in nature and life.
Symposium
25 Oct 2018
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Experts from various disciplines explore the idea of the “progressive” in early independent Indian society and its continuing relevance for India today.
Lecture
25 Oct 2018
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Scholar and cultural theorist Homi K. Bhabha addresses the idea of the "progressive" in art, visual culture, science, and industry in early independent India.

Exhibition

14 Sep 2018 - 20 Jan 2019
A landmark exhibition of works by members of the Progressive Artists’ Group.