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Welcoming Week
Join us Sept. 10-19 to celebrate welcoming communities where everyone belongs.

Save the date!
Saturday, September 18. 4pm-5pm
Free event, virtual
Facebook Live Event link

Public Event - Spiced Kinship : A welcoming week collaboration with IAC
Spiced Kinship is pleased to be partnering with the India Association of Charlotte - Visual Art Gallery team for a lively discussion about regional food culture in India and an incredible food collage created by 18 local Charlotte artists during the pandemic. 

"This is a celebration through art of diverse delicacies from different kitchens and food traditions. The artists used a banana leaf as a theme to place their favorite food art on. 18 artists worked together and shared their specialty food art using watercolors, acrylic, mixed media, color pencils and clay work." - Rupam Varma, artist

Panel Guests:
Niketa Mittal, India Association of Charlotte
Rupam Varma, Curator - IAC Visual Art Gallery
Amy Rogers, Food Writer
Emily Yaffe, Office of Equity, Mobility and Immigrant Integration, City of Charlotte

Host & Moderator: MyLoan Dinh, Artist and founder of Spiced Kinship

India Association of Charlotte is an all volunteer non-profit organization, with the core mission of promoting Indian heritage and culture, by providing cultural and community programs; with the ultimate goal of mainstreaming Indian culture within the larger community.


The launch of the Spiced Kinship project and our virtual Welcoming Week event is supported by the Arts and Science Council and The City of Charlotte


Everyone belongs at the table. So we are building a bigger table of knowledge.

We are gathering information about helpful, affordable, healthy, reliable food resources in different communities. If you have a resource / tip you want us to know about, please contact us so we can share it. 

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