Sikh Heritage Month has officially kicked off in Brampton with celebrations throughout April to celebrate the contributions of Sikh-Canadians and create greater understanding and appreciation for a unique and diverse culture.
Peel Art Gallery Muxeum + Archives, along with City of Brampton is hosting a number of exciting events throughout the month. Opening night kicks off on April 1 with a bunch of other great things to follow, including a night of poetry with Rupi Kaur and a Q&A with
Sikh Heritage Month Opening Night
Come celebrate with us as we kick off Sikh Heritage Month! Look forward to an evening jam-packed with local performers, vendors, art exhibitions, and delicious food from the Sikh Seva Society.
Saturday, April 1, 2017 | 6:00 – 10:00 PMPAMA
Fireside With Fateh
Come join Fateh as he hosts a conversation on the intersection of Sikhism, identity and art, how art is used to express experiences and can help to create and convey identity.
Friday, April 7, 2017 | City Hall – Rose Conservatory
Calligraphy for Beginners
Join artist Rupy C. Tut for this fun and interactive workshop and learn the basics of calligraphy art in English and Gurmukhi.
Saturday, April 15, 2017 | 3:00 – 4:30 PM | PAMA – Studio 2
Spoken Word with Rupi Kaur
Join us as we host Rupi Kaur, spoken word artist and author of New York Times Bestseller “Milk and Honey”. Listen in and connect as she performs readings from her book of poetry.
Saturday, April 15, 2017 | 6:00 – 9:00 PM | Rose Theatre
The Art of Sikh Painting
We are excited to welcome back calligraphy artist Rupy C. Tut. This week she will present a lecture on the history of Sikh painting during the Sikh Kingdoms of 19th century.
Sunday, April 16, 2017 | 2:00 – 4:00 PM | PAMA – Studio 2
Khalsa Aid: At the Forefront of the Refugee Crisis
Khalsa Aid provides relief around the world during times of crisis. Hear stories from Founder Ravi Singh about his experiences ranging from the Syrian Refugee Crisis to helping Yazidi women.
Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 6:00 – 8:30 PM | City Hall – Rose Conservatory
Join us as we wrap up Sikh Heritage Month with a bang. This evening, say goodbye while enjoying performances, exhibits, pop up workshops and, of course, delicious food.
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 6:00 – 9:00 PM | City Hall – Rose Conservatory
For a full calendar of events and to learn more about Sikh Heritage Month click here.
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