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Schedule of Events
The Fabric of India Exhibition Preview and Dinner
Thursday, July 11 @ 5:30 PM
We would like to take this opportunity to invite our Supporting and Partner members to join our Circle members for this special evening with Dr. Rhiannon Paget, The Ringling’s Curator of Asian Art.
► 5:30 PM Cocktail Reception & Remarks
► 6:15 PM Exhibition walk-through
► 7:00 PM Dinner to follow in the Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Lecture Hall
This event is by invitation only and is $85 per person. RSVP requested by July 1. Please call 941-358-3180 to make your reservation.
The Fabric of India illustrates the variety, technical sophistication, and adaptability of Indian textiles from the fifteenth to the twenty-first centuries. Through a stunning range of historical dress, carefully preserved masterpieces, and cutting-edge fashion, discover how Indian textiles have been interwoven with religion, politics, and global trade for centuries. This exhibition showcases over 140 superb examples drawn from the internationally-renowned holdings of London’s Victoria and Albert Museum and public and private collections.
Organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Paid for in part by Sarasota County Tourist Development Tax Revenues.
Support for this exhibition was generously provided by the Arthur F. and Ulla R. Searing Endowment, William G. and Marie Selby Foundation Endowment, Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Ringling Museum Endowment, and The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Foundation.