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Teacher Workshop: Teaching Sikh History and the Immigrant Experience

"Guru Nanak's meeting with Praladh, from a manuscript of the Janam Sakhi (Life Stories), 1800–1900. India or Pakistan; Punjab region. Opaque watercolors and gold on paper. Asian Art Museum, Gift of the Kapany Collection, 1998.58.26. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. "

Guru Nanak's meeting with Praladh, from a manuscript of the Janam Sakhi (Life Stories), 1800–1900. India or Pakistan; Punjab region. Opaque watercolors and gold on paper. Asian Art Museum, Gift of the Kapany Collection, 1998.58.26. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.

Teacher Workshop: Teaching Sikh History and the Immigrant Experience
Saturday, March 25, 9:30 AM–12:30 PM
$10 (free for teacher members), pre-registration required

Trace the rich artistic traditions of the Sikhs, starting with the life and teachings of Guru Nanak, with a gallery tour of the exhibition, Saints and Kings: Art, Culture, and Legacy of the Sikhs. Then, unpack the experiences of Sikh immigrant communities in 20th- and 21st-century California.

This workshop includes a gallery tour, and presentations by Dr. Nicole Ranganath of the UC Davis Pioneering Punjabis Digital Archive, Dr. Jasbir Kang from the Pubjabi American Heritage Society, and Erin Vong of Voice of Witness. Participants will receive curriculum resources and a light breakfast.