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Dr Rick Weiss: The multiple lives of Ramayana
Dr Rick Weiss: The multiple lives of Ramayana

3pm

Free

Dr Rick Weiss, Senior Lecturer, School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, presents a lecture on Ramayana. 

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The Fundamentals of Indian Art and Ramayana in Indian Miniature Paintings
The Fundamentals of Indian Art and Ramayana in Indian Miniature Paintings

3pm

Free

On the final day of The Story of Rama, Dr Vijay Kumar Mathur and Mr Kamlesh Kumar Sharma from the National Museum, New Delhi present an illustrated talk on the fundamentals of Indian art and Ramayana in Indian miniature paintings.

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Greg Booth: Lord Rama goes to the Movies
Greg Booth: Lord Rama goes to the Movies

1pm

Free

Hear a free talk on Bollywood and other screen versions of the Ramayana epic by Greg Booth, Associate Director of the New Zealand India Research Institute.

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The art of henna
The art of henna

1pm

Free

Hear an introduction to the ancient practise of using henna for body art followed by a free demonstration of how to apply a design.

The art of henna

1pm

Free

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The Story of Rama: Classical Indian Dance
The Story of Rama: Classical Indian Dance

1pm

Free

Join us for a classical dance performance accompanied by singing, tabla and violin.

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The art of rangoli
The art of rangoli

1pm

Free

The art of rangoli

1pm

Free

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Indian classical music: Raag-Time
Indian classical music: Raag-Time

1pm

Free

Enjoy a free performance of Indian classical music by jazz fusion band, Raag-Time.

Indian classical music: Raag-Time

1pm

Free

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The Story of Rama: Classical Indian Dance
The Story of Rama: Classical Indian Dance

1pm

Free

Join us for a classical dance performance accompanied by singing, tabla and violin.

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Indian classical singing: Balamohan Shingade
Indian classical singing: Balamohan Shingade

11am

Free

Join Balamohan Shingade for a performance of Rama Bhajans (devotional songs) in reference to paintings in The Story of Rama. Balamohan will be joined by Vipul Dev on tabla.

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The Story of Rama: Apron Strings (2008)
The Story of Rama: Apron Strings (2008)

1pm

Free

Join us for a screening of Apron Strings, with an introduction from scriptwriter Shuchi Kothari. The film is a parallel story of two families and two cutures set in surburban Otahuhu, South Auckland.

The Story of Rama: Apron Strings (2008)

1pm

Free

Artworks

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Marriage of Krishna and Rukmini
Marriage of Krishna and Rukmini

Unknown artist Late Kangra School

Production date
early 20th century
Medium
tempera
Size (h x w)
286 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Paul R C Potter, 1970
Accession no
1970/31/1
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Not on display

Marriage of Krishna and Rukmini
Marriage of Krishna and Rukmini

Unknown artist Late Kangra School

Production date
early 20th century
Medium
tempera
Size (h x w)
286 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Paul R C Potter, 1970
Accession no
1970/31/2
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