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First Friday: Air India Artist’s Tour

November 4, 2022

Join Poster House on the First Friday of every month for free admission and extended hours! Explore the museum’s latest exhibitions and get in on the fun by attending a tour, workshop, or activity throughout the day.  Every First Friday is different, offering unique opportunities to engage with rotating exhibitions and the permanent collection.

Artist and Museum Educator Maya Varadaraj will lead this engaging tour of Air-India’s Maharaja: Advertising Gone Rouge. Learn about Varadaraj’s process in designing the graphic title for the exhibition, and hear how the show resonates with her experience as a contemporary artist. Questions strongly encouraged!

Maya Varadaraj’s interdisciplinary practice engages South Asian material culture to redefine feminine narratives and representations. Her aesthetic vocabulary references familiar materials such as; vintage advertisements, popular calendar illustrations, and classic image-making techniques such as painted photographs.