On 11/22: Interview with the director of Menil Collection – Josef Helfenstein. Learn more about the current exhibition: Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence. Check upcoming events.
The opening events at the Menil Collection coincides with the 145th anniversary of Gandhi’s birth, October 2, 2014, and the exhibition will remain on view until February 1, 2015, before traveling to the International Tuesday, November 18, 6:30 p.m.
5 Year Plan Project: Gandhian Folk Culture/Village Pop Art: The 5 Year Plan project is an experiment in applied Gandhian economics: the creation of an art book and editioned artist prints on shoulder bags (jhola) made of khadi (handspun cloth) from weaving collectives in India sold to promote self-sufficiency (swadeshi) as manifestations of selfless service (seva) in honor of Gandhi.
Tuesday, November 18, 6:30 p.m. FILM SCREENING – Man, Art, Machines (1969, 30 min.): The Menil Collection, 1533 Sul Ross St. Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum in Geneva. This event is free.
Nov 21 2014 -7 PM . The Black Monks of Mississippi: Music harmonizing Eastern ideals of melodic restraint with the spirit of Gospel music in the Black Church and the soul of Blues, a great American Black music.
Jan 13 2015 – 7 PM. The Influence of Gandhi and King on Hip-Hop Culture: Hip-hop cultural expression draws from a range of sources, including the teachings and strategies of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and, by extension, those of Gandhi.