Lecture Series - An Overview of Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art
Registration Information
May 2, 2022 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
Sculpture Court
New York City

Join Sandhya Jain-Patel, AAA, Sandhya Jain-Patel, LLC 
for the next installment in our 2021-2022 Lecture Series.
Sandhya will provide an overview of the current and 
historical markets for 
Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast
Asian Art. Attendees will learn how to recognize art from
South and Southeast Asia.


Sandhya Jain-Patel is an specialist in the care, collection,
and appraising of fine art. Previously, she was the inaugural
director for Wrightwood 659, a private arts space in Chicago,
where she oversaw the exhibition of Trace by Ai Weiwei.
Before then, Mrs. Jain-Patel was VP and Head of the Indian,
Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art Department at Christie's
New York, where under her guidance, her team were responsible
for appraising, marketing and selling fine art from the Gandharan
period up to the early 20th century. During her tenure at Christie’s,
the department set multi-million dollar records across the category,
and handled some of the most important collections, including the
Pal Family Collection, and the James and Marilynn Alsdorf
Collection. Mrs. Jain-Patel was instrumental in identifying a lost
Indian court painting by Nainsukh of Guler which sold for $1.6
million in 2008, in bringing the Doris Wiener Collection to auction
in March 2012 which achieved $12.7 million, and in winning the
Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, which made $134 million
in March 2015. Currently, Mrs. Jain-Patel is an independent
cultural producer and passionate DEI advocate. You can find
her on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandhya-jain-patel)
or her website (sandhyajainpatel.com).

A reception with refreshments will follow the lecture that will be in the historic National Arts Club, a National Landmark building and the former home of Governor Samuel Tilden.

Can't attend in-person?
Click here to pre-purchase the lecture recording!


We look forward to seeing you in person!
Please note that in order to socially distance, 
this program will be held at 50% capacity.
We recommend registering as early as possible.

Proof of vaccination will be required, please see
further Covid protocols below.
Masks are optional during the event, but must be
worn when walking to/from the event room and in
all common areas
of the National Arts Club.

1.5 CE credits


FEES in-person & on-demand
Free  Associate and Student Members RSVP required
$10   Members
$20   General Admission

If you have previously registered for the 2021-2022 full lecture series, 
you do not need to re-submit payment or registration information.

All attendees must register in advance; seats are limited.
Registration is accepted only with payment. NO REFUNDS. 

Register online (at the top of this page).

PLEASE NOTE: Jeans are not permitted, and men are required to wear jackets at the National Arts Club. For more information on the dress code, please visit the National Arts Club's website. Guests will be asked to follow proper vaccine documentation.


Covid Protocols:

The National Arts Club is in compliance with the “Key to NYC” vaccine mandate for indoor dining and events. Upon entry, all event attendees 5 and older must present proof of two vaccine doses (except for those who have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine).  

Proof of vaccination may include:

• NYC COVID Safe app: Android | iOS
• Excelsior Pass
• CDC Vaccination Card (or photo of card)
• NYC Vaccination Record or other ocial immunization record from within or outside the U.S., including from your health care provider. A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable.
• An official immunization record from outside NYC or the U.S.

Valid I.D. includes your name accompanied by a photograph OR your date of birth, such as:
• Driver’s license
• Government I.D. card
• IDNYC card
• Passport

Guests who do not present the proper vaccine
documentation will not be allowed entry. 

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