Palo Alto Art Center: Games in the Islamic World and India

Buzurjmihr Masters the Game of Chess
Not only for children – Games in the Islamic world and India

Sunday, February 2nd
11 a.m. – Noon

Palo Alto Art Center
1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto

This is a fun and FREE event for all ages!

Presented by
Dr. Qamar Adamjee
Associate Curator of South Asian Art, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

In this talk, curator Qamar Adamjee will take a brief look at the histories,
social, and literary contexts from which some of the most popular games
of our times—chess, backgammon, pachisi, and snakes and ladders—
have arisen and survived across many countries and many centuries.

Bring your family and friends to play board games
at the Art Center from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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