Gift of the Indus

Gift of the Indus The Kennedy Center provides a wonderful set of integrated resources that ties the people, the land, and daily life of Pakistan to its artistic and cultural traditions. Learn about Pakistani music, theater, dance, painting, sculpture, calligraphy, architecture, and decorative arts.
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Gift of the Indus


The Kennedy Center provides a wonderful set of integrated resources that ties the people, the land, and daily life of Pakistan to its artistic and cultural traditions. Learn about Pakistani music, theater, dance, painting, sculpture, calligraphy, architecture, and decorative arts. This is an excellent site for examining art within a specific geographic and cultural context.

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

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