Gandhi Memorial Center

The Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Foundation, Incorporated, was founded in the United States of America in 1959 by Swami Premananda. The purpose of the Foundation is to disseminate and represent the philosophy, ideal, life, service and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi as well as the cultural heritage of India. The Foundation is a legally independent, nonprofit cultural and educational organization. View their website.

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The World of Gandhi
Presented by: Gandhi Memorial Center
Students will explore and discover the power of Truth and Nonviolence in Gandhi's universal message.
Content Area: Social Studies/ History/ Geography, World Languages/Global Studies, Philosophy, Diversity
Dates: 1/17/2020, 1/24/2020, 1/31/2020, 2/07/2020, 2/21/2020
Time: 10:30 AM
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location: 4748 Western Ave, Bethesda, MD 20816
Curriculum Connections: Standard 11: relate artistic ideas with societal, cultural and historical concept to deepen understanding
Grades: Pre K-4th
Ticket capacity 45 per date
for The World of Gandhi


Dancing Stories
Presented by: Gandhi Memorial Center

Join Chitra and Lavanya on an exciting journey to India through the South Indian Classical dance form Kuchipudi. They introduce students to the different elements of technical and expressive dance, and show them how to tell stories using hand gestures, body movement, and facial expressions. Students get to see an Indian fable come to life through dance in this fun and interactive assembly.
Date: 2/28, 3/1
Time: 10:30 AM
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location: 4748 Western Ave, Bethesda, MD 20816
Discipline: Dance
Curriculum Connections: Philosophy, Diversity, DCPS Framework for Arts Learning (continued), Foreign Language, History/Geography
Grades: 1st-3rd
Ticket capacity 45 per date
 for Dancing Stories

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Location: 923 F Street, NW, #303
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P: 202.470.6467

The DC Collaborative is a FY19 Service Organization grant recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

The DC Collaborative is proud to receive a grant for its Collective Impact work supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.