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Past Event

Member Preview & Happy Hour: Peacock in the Desert

Oct 17 2018

Seattle Art Museum

Entire Building


All SAM members are invited to preview of Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India. View nearly five centuries of magnificent art celebrating the rich artistic traditions of the kingdom of Marwar-Jodhpur. Among the 250 unique objects included are exquisite paintings, intricate furnishings, fine jewelry, and decorated arms and armor. Many are on display outside their palace setting for the very first time.

Exhibition Overviews
Plestcheeff Auditorium

12:30 pm
Karni Singh Jasol, Director of the Mehrangarh Museum Trust

6 pm
Pamela McClusky, Local Curator of Peacock in the Desert

Seating for the exhibition overviews are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Happy Hour
5–8 pm in Brotman Forum
Toast to the opening of Peacock in the Desert and get your night started with music and a cash bar with beer, wine, a specialty cocktail, and bites for purchase from TASTE.

Special exhibitions tickets are FREE for members. Guests of members are welcome and will be asked to pay full admission price unless using a Patron-level guest pass or discount pass. Tickets are not required for the overviews or happy hour.
Image: Maharaja Takhat Singh on a Hunt with Royal Women, ca. 1853, Ali, Jodhpur, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, 40 1/8 x 28 3/4 in., Mehrangarh Museum Trust, photo: Neil Greentree.

The Seattle Art Museum acknowledges that we are located on the ancestral land of the Coast Salish people.