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 now | Ends April 6 @ 6:30 pm
Complete event details:
11:30 am - Benefit Luncheon - Welcome Dr. Bapsi Sidhwa, author Cracking India
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 -
2 pm - FREE Event - Understanding Partition - Stories, music, poetry, art, discussion
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 -
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4 pm - FREE Film Screening - Earth 1947 - Based on Cracking India by Dr. Sidhwa
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
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!
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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: info@1947PartitionArchive.org
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Many thanks to our sponsors:
All proceeds from the auction and luncheon will benefit The 1947 Partition Archive, a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization