Join us in celebrating the arts and culture of Pakistan and 30 years of the Pakistan Arts Council at USC PAM! Enjoy art making activities, a photo booth, music, artist-led storytime, an interactive dance workshop, and more. Free admission all day!
Schedule of Activities:
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Tile Painting Activity
12:30 pm – Traditional Dance Steps workshop
1:00 pm – Storytime
2:00 pm – Reading and Illustration Demo by artist Naila Ahmed
About Pakistan Arts Council:
The Pakistan Arts Council of the USC Pacific Asia Museum was formed in 1991 to promote the arts and culture of Pakistan by organizing exhibitions, book talks, lectures, plays, visits to museums, public concerts and other cultural events. Our aim is to further cultural awareness and understanding through the arts. The USC Pacific Asia Museum is one of only four institutions in the US dedicated exclusively to the arts and culture of Asia and Pacific Islands. Learn about Pakistan’s rich culture through our movie screenings, music concerts, performing arts, exhibitions, festivals, and workshops in collaboration with USC Pacific Asia Museum, Grand Performances, and the Muckentaler Center.
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