Rare chance to meet artists from Sri Lanka, India is Friday


The Warwick Museum of Art is hosting an artist reception for its latest exhibit, “Moments in Time,” which Board Member Deb Mercer describes as a “unique sensory immersion into Asian arts and culture,” tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. The free event, co-sponsored by the Rhode Island State Council of the Arts as part of the "New Visions/New Curators" series, will feature an opportunity for the public to talk to two renowned artists from Sri Lanka and India; view works by Asian artists that are seldom seen in the U.S.; see traditional Kuchipudi dance based on Hindu myths; watch Mehndi Tattoo Art being applied or have it applied; see classical Natasin dance steps by the Laotian Dance Troupe; and taste refreshments with an Asian accent. The Kuchipuda Dance Troupe will perform at 7:30, and the Laotian Dance Troupe will follow at 8. The museum is located at 3259 Post Road.


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