MFAH India Collection

May 4, 2009
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s collection of Indian art, which ranges across media and over two millennia, will have a permanent home at the museum beginning May 16. The new Nidhika and Pershant Mehta Arts of India gallery will be the third in a series of five permanent Arts of Asia galleries planned for the museum and located in an Arts of Asia wing now in development on the first floor of the Caroline Wiess Law Building. The naming of the gallery in the Mehtas’ honor recognizes their $500,000 gift to the museum. A series of public programs, including a Bollywood film festival, lectures, and activities for families, will take place this spring and summer as part of the Nidhika and Pershant Mehta Arts of India Gallery celebrations.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s collection of Indian art, which ranges across media and over two millennia, will have a permanent home at the museum beginning May 16. The new Nidhika and Pershant Mehta Arts of India gallery will be the third in a series of five permanent Arts of Asia galleries planned for the museum and located in an Arts of Asia wing now in development on the first floor of the Caroline Wiess Law Building. The naming of the gallery in the Mehtas’ honor recognizes their $500,000 gift to the museum. A series of public programs, including a Bollywood film festival, lectures, and activities for families, will take place this spring and summer as part of the Nidhika and Pershant Mehta Arts of India Gallery celebrations.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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