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The 1947 Partition Archive team has been working hard  for months to bring to you
our FIRST major event.  It's less than a month away.  Mark your calendars!

We cordially invite you to:

Art for Partition

A FREE event  -  April 6, 2013
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Art - Poetry - Music - Stories - Discussions

 Discover untold stories of South Asia's 1947 Partition. 
Engage through lectures, discussions, music, poetry and art. Support the preservation of first hand accounts by bidding on donated art works or attending the benefit luncheon

11:30 am - Benefit Luncheon  |  Buy tickets
2:00 pm - FREE Event - Understanding Partition  |  Reserve Free tickets
4:00 pm - FREE Film Screening - Earth 1947 Limited Seating - Reserve Now!

Where:  UC Berkeley Skydeck  |  2150 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA
Enjoy stunning 360 degree bay views from the penthouse ballroom.

View the art gallery online!  |  Browse and bid nowEnds April 6 @ 6:30 pm




Complete event details:

11:30 am - Benefit Luncheon - Welcome Dr. Bapsi Sidhwa, author Cracking India

[Image: author Bapsi Sidhwa]

Benefit Luncheon  -  Doors at 11:30 am
- Private Art viewing -
 - Musical performance by Sangati Center -

- Presentation, book signing, meet and greet by Dr. Bapsi Sidhwa -
- Learn about The 1947 Partition Archive's quest to preserve the last remaining stories of Partition -
Buy tickets


2 pm - FREE Event  -  Understanding Partition - Stories, music, poetry, art, discussion

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FREE Event  -  Understanding Partition  -  Doors at 2:00 pm
-  Anupama Chandratreya sings poetry from Faiz and Iqbal -
- Partition eye-witnesses share their stories -
- Literary readings by Dr. Roshni Rustomji-Kerns (Sonoma State Univ.) -
- Dr. Priya Satia (Stanford Univ.) speaks about Partition and colonialism -

Reserve FREE tickets


4 pm - FREE Film Screening -  Earth 1947 - Based on Cracking India by Dr. Sidhwa

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FREE "Earth 1947" Screening  -  4:00 pm
- Screening of Earth 1947, based on "Cracking India" by Dr. Sidhwa -
- Closing remarks; final art viewing; Gautam Tejas Ganeshan performs-
6:30 - Auction winners announced -
LIMITED SEATING!  Reserve FREE tickets


Auction items:  Art and non-Art

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Art Auction  -  March 23 through April 6, 6:30 pm
Support story collection through your auction bids.  Artworks and other items donated by over 30 organizations and artists.

The art auction is live!


Artists:  Amelia Lewis, Arjun Rihan, Arpana Caur, Ayesha Samdani, Berkeley Art Studio, CPB Prasad, Elyse Ritchey, Gauri Gill, Guneeta Singh Bhalla, J. Carlos Pinto, Jody Medich, Julia Kosivchuk, Kira Marriner, Mansi Bhatia, Maya Smith, Metha Daoheung, Narinder S. Kapany Collection, Salma Arastu, Sukhpreet Singh.


Call to Artists and Organizations

If you are:

1) An artist and would like to contribute original work or prints to the Art Auction
2) An organization with services or goods you would like to donate

Please contact us immediately:

Sponsorships available

Click to view packets:

Benefit Sponsors
Media Sponsors


Many thanks to our sponsors:

[Logo Image:  Alegio Chocolate]   [Logo Image: SF MOMA] [Logo Image: SF OPERA] [Logo Image: Asian Art Museum] [Logo Image: KPFA 94.1 FM]   [Image Logo: UC Berkeley][Logo image: Berkeley Skydeck]  [Logo Image: OPEN SV] [Image Logo:  India Community Center][Logo Image: Diya TV]  [Image: Taste of the Himalayas, Berkeley][Logo Image: Karaminder Ghuman Photography][Logo Image:]

All proceeds from the auction and luncheon will benefit The 1947 Partition Archive, a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization



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