Family Program

Celebrate Diwali

Lady Holding a Sparkler (detail) | Rogers Fund, 1918 (18.134.2)

Join the Museum's Multicultural Audience Development Initiative to celebrate Diwali at the Met. Members of the East-West School of Dance will perform the story of Diwali—the annual Indian festival of light.

Above: Lady Holding a Sparkler (detail), ca. 1800. India (Punjab Hills, Kangra). Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1918 (18.134.2)

Free with Museum admission

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