Sikh History and Culture Showcased at Smithsonian

August 8, 2001


On August 8, 2001, reported on the gala of the Sikh Heritage Foundation. "The event, featuring a dinner, lectures and entertainment, will be held at the Smithsonian Institution on August 11 in Washington DC...The Foundation, founded last year by Sikh Americans, seeks to showcase and preserve Sikh art and cultural artefacts...Materials such as manuscripts from the 18th and 19th century royal courts, gilded arms and armour, paintings and jewellery will be showcased" at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. For more information, visit