Painted Stories: Tales of Tribal and
Folk Arts from India
Folk Art Exhibition
Date: Friday, June 28, 2013
Time: 7:30—9:30 P.M.
Venue: Art & Antiques Center
2208 West Midwest Road
Oakbrook, IL 60523
The artworks on display include the contemporary styles of Gond, Warli, Madhubani, and Bengali scroll painting. Manvee Vaid, exhibition curator and Illinois artist, will talk about the paintings and their history.
This is a complementary event for adults only.
Drinks and a light meal will be served.
Date: Saturday, June 29, 2013
Time: 11:00 A.M.—1:00 P.M.
Venue: Stillwater Clubhouse
2308 West 87th St.
Naperville, IL 60564
Passionate storyteller Indira Mukhopadyaya will join us for a fun and engaging session retelling tales from her repertoire of folklore, mythologies, and legends she has gathered from over two decades of travel in rural and urban India. Her stories have an innate capacity to extend our world.
Appropriate for ages 6+. Adults welcome.
Drinks, snacks, and workshop materials will be provided. A suggested donation of $10 per child to cover materials costs will be appreciated.
India Development Service
“The quality of life for the majority of the people must be the basic measure of development.
Whether or not that can be measured in rupees is not as important as the fact that it is happening.”
—S.R.Hiremath and T.R.Ramesh babu (IDS first and second presidents)
To empower vulnerable communities in India through education, training, income generation, health care, and agricultural support.
To develop sustainable and innovative projects, primarily in rural India, through activist support, seed funding, networking, and information support.
To target vulnerable communities and reach backward districts. Target states are: Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, the tribal area of Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, and eastern Uttar Pradesh.
IDS utilizes the Hub ‘n Spoke model to disperse knowledge.