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The Sikh Project

Presented by Sandy Spring Museum at Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring

February 14 - February 28

The turban has been the most powerful and obvious symbolism of the identity of a Sikh. The Sikh Project is a celebration of that identity. Historically, the turban was worn by royalty and the rich in South Asia. The turban, as an article of faith in Sikhism, is a public declaration of sovereignty and equality of all people.Sikhs have been a vital part of the American fabric for over 125 years. The 38 new portraits, from London photographers Amit and Naroop partnering with the Sikh... [more+]
The turban has been the most powerful and obvious symbolism of the identity of a Sikh. The Sikh Project is a celebration of that identity. Historically, the turban was worn by royalty and the rich in South Asia. The turban, as an article of faith in Sikhism, is a public declaration of sovereignty and equality of all people.Sikhs have been a vital part of the American fabric for over 125 years. The 38 new portraits, from London photographers Amit and Naroop partnering with the Sikh Coalition, captured in this exhibition embody the beauty and diversity of the community and recognize the challenges and triumphs of what it means to be Sikh in America. [less-]

Dates & times

Thu, Feb 22 @ 10:00 am Fri, Feb 23 @ 10:00 am Sat, Feb 24 @ 10:00 am + 1 more dates and times

Wed, Feb 28 @ 10:00 am - Less dates

Admission

Free Admission

301-774-0022

skeeley@sandyspringmuseum.org

Location

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17901 Bentley Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860

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