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Dogra Art Foundation Hosts Annual Lecture on Bridging Artistic Continents

Dr. Vikram Dogra
DAF-MAG
Dogra Art Foundation proudly commemorates the successful culmination of its highly anticipated annual lecture series titled “Bridging the Continents through Art.” The distinguished event, held at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, on April 27th, 2024, witnessed an engaging discourse delivered by esteemed scholar Madhuvanti Ghose from The Art Institute of Chicago.

Dr. Ghose captivated the audience with her illuminating presentation titled “In Service of Krishna: Artists of Nathdwara,” delving into the rich cultural heritage and artistic legacy of Nathdwara’s renowned Krishna artists. Her insightful exploration shed light on the profound influence of devotion and tradition on the artistic expressions emanating from this vibrant Indian community. 
 
The lecture, a testament to the Foundation’s commitment to fostering cultural exchange and artistic dialogue, was made accessible to a global audience through the YouTube platform, ensuring the widespread dissemination of knowledge and ideas beyond geographical boundaries.

Honored guests graced the occasion, further enriching the evening with their presence. Congressman Joe Morelle of Rochester extended his support as the guest of honor, reaffirming the significance of cultural exchange in building bridges of understanding and appreciation across diverse communities.

Shruti Pandey, IF consul at the consulate of India in New York, represented the consulate of New York and India (@indiainnewyork), underscoring the event’s importance in strengthening diplomatic ties and cultural diplomacy between nations.

Sibu Nair, director of Asian affairs at the Governor’s office, conveyed Governor Kathy Hochul’s support and commitment to fostering multiculturalism and artistic endeavors within New York.

Among the distinguished attendees were Sarah Jesse, the director of MAG, alongside the esteemed Founder of Dogra Art Foundation, Dr. Vikram Dogra. Their visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to promoting cultural enrichment and artistic excellence continue to inspire and propel the Foundation forward. 
 
The evening served as a poignant reminder of the transformative power of art to transcend boundaries, unite communities, and foster a deeper appreciation for the diverse tapestry of human creativity. As the echoes of Dr. Ghose’s insightful lecture resonate, the Dogra Art Foundation looks ahead with renewed vigor, poised to continue its journey of bridging continents through the universal language of art.

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