Communicating With Music
As an Indian American, Sameer Patel chose a fairly uncommon career by becoming a musical conductor.
As an academic and an Odissi performer and teacher, Kaustavi Sarkar uses the classical dance form to explore diverse ways of being and thinking.
Learning Through the Act of…
Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellow Dr. Ajay Joshi shared the intricacies of Indian theater with students and other community members in the United States.
A Perpetual Learner
Lakshmi Ramaswamy shares her experience as a Fulbright Arts Fellow and how that has influenced her practice and management of the art of bharatanatyam.
The Power of Paint
American artist Augustina Droze created socially meaningful artworks and murals in India, during her Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship.
Not a Musical Tourist
Payton MacDonald connects Indian classical music with Western musical traditions.
Art of American Experience
Visit the Smithsonian American Art Museum and witness centuries of dreams, challenges and creativity in the United States.
From West Bengal to Washington, D.C., young artists and professionals learn from each other through a groundbreaking, heritage-themed exchange program.
Weaving Cultural Bonds
Fulbrighter Kanchan Wali-Richardson used her experience in Varanasi to design the River Sari series, a homage to the Ganges River.
Fulbrighter and textile artist Wendy Weiss talks about her experience of documenting ikat textiles in Gujarat.
Dancing Across Cultures
Fulbright-Nehru Fellow Lalitha Sindhuri works to understand how cross-cultural training in dance can impact the body and life of kuchipudi dancers.
Bonding Over Music
The U.S. State Department’s OneBeat initiative brings together musicians from around the world to create original work and develop strategies for arts-based social engagement.