Simran Gulati. Photo: Zan Wimberley.

Powerhouse Late: Charkha and Kargha

Duration: 5–9pm

Coinciding with Diwali, Powerhouse Late: Charkha and Kargha will be a celebration of Indian textiles including fashion, cultural and dance workshops, weaving demonstrations and conversations.


5–9 pm Meera by Poornima Sharma fashion demonstrations throughout the evening



5.30 pm

Charkha and Kargha curator, Pedram Khosronejad, in conversation with curatorial adviser Dr Chaitanya Sambrani from ANU

7.30 pm Presentation by textile artist, collector and academic Liz Williamson



5–9 pm Bollywood Dance Workshop with Australia’s top school, bring on the Bollywood jhatkas and thumkas (grooves and moves)

Saree Demonstration presented by Five Pleats

oga Demonstration with Yogi Chauhan

Weaving demonstration with Siju Shamji Vishram

Live Indian Instrumental Musical Workshop



5–6 pm Stiltwalkers

Tarot card reading



5–9 pm Bollywood Beats by DJ Kareena and DJ Andy



5–9 pm Indian Food Carts



5–9 pm Bar by Grifter


FREE event as part of Powerhouse Late. No bookings required.

Read about the COVID Safe measures we’ve put in place to keep everyone safe when visiting the museum here.

Find accessibility information here or contact Bookings for access support on (02) 9217 0222 or via email


Individuals: Free entry, no bookings required.

Schools and Groups: please follow this link to arrange your visit or submit a booking form. If you need further information please contact our bookings team on (02) 9217 0222.

Find more information here about the measures we’ve put in place to keep everyone safe.


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