The real foreign policy of America is citizen to citizen, friend to friend, people to people, foreign bonds of brotherhood that no tyranny can diminish. - Edward M. Kennedy (February 1972, Dhaka)


Storytelling with Sarees Exhibition

Storytelling with Sarees Exhibition by Monica Bose continued in the month of August and the closing ceremony was held on August 7, 2014. The artist's passion about her work was presented at the event and the event was attended by Honorable Cultural Minister and... ..Read more

Classic Arts event

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YOUTH – An Exhibition by Nobo Kumar Bhadra

The exhibition by Nobo Kumar Bhadra was held from December 15 to December 30, 2016. Nobo Kumar Bhadra’s regular artworks usually involved portrayal of commercial cinema culture of Bangladesh of a certain time period but took a shift towards drawing animals in 2013. He... ..Read more

Manifestation of the Human

A drawing exhibition by Md. Mainuddin was held from October 8 to October 20, 2016. Charcoal and oil color were his favorites, because for him they were the most basic materials and were ideal for making large-scale works. He wanted to experience the struggling faces... ..Read more

World Tourism Promotion

“Bangladesh Tourism Year 2016: Regional Connectivity through Cultural Tourism & Promoting Ecotourism and Community Engagement” was held on January 4, 2016. EMK Center , in partnership with “AJIYER Community Based Tourism”, hosted the exhibition to celebrate the year of tourism. Rashed Khan Menon, the Honorable... ..Read more

Photography Exhibition: Theory of Colors

EMK Center organized a solo photography exhibition by Jyoti Omi Chowdhury titled as "The Theory of Colors" starting from December 1, 2015. “Zur Farbenlehre” or “The Theory of Colors” was a fusion between fashion photography and unfinished paintings and drawings. The series showcased a... ..Read more

Flowers and Threads: Art Project with Garment Workers

Flowers and Threads: Art Project with Garment Workers was held from November 22, 2015. “Flowers and Threads” was an installation that established and developed relationships between Bangladeshi artists, garment workers and other interested citizens, and North American artists, garment workers and women’s groups. Across... ..Read more

Sacred Harmony: An Exhibition by Tasleema Alam

Sacred Harmony: An Exhibition by Tasleema Alam was held from September 12 to September 22, 2015, where Islamic art was featured blended with local techniques. The works in the exhibition were by Tasleema Alam, best known as an artist, designer and educator. The artist wished... ..Read more

Symphony of Needle-Work An Embroidery Exhibition

‘Symphony of Needle-Work’, a 10 days long embroidery exhibition was held at EMK Center from 15 June to 25 June, 2015. The exhibition was inaugurated by Her excellency U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Ms. Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat and Managing Director of Transcom Foods Ltd... ..Read more

Installation: Dhamrai Metal Craft

The exhibition ran from 27 September to 10 October, 2013. Some of the greatest creations of Banik’s family who had continued the business for 200 years were on the exhibition. The family made bronze metal figures following the lost wax method. It is to... ..Read more

Film Screening-Legend of the Loom

EMK Center with Drik showcased the screening of the film “Legend of the Loom” on 13th August, 2017.The documentary film was a production of the Drik-Bengal Muslin Project. It took the audience on a journey from the riverbanks of Bangladesh to the techniques practiced... ..Read more

Exhibition – Looking for Heaven

The EMK Center proudly hosted a solo art exhibition by young aspiring artist Nazmus Sakib, from the 5th till the 30th of August, 2017 at the exhibition space of the center. By profession, Sakib is both an artist and a graphic designer, who had... ..Read more

Bangladesh Peace & Harmony Week 2017

A photo exhibition was organized at the EMK Center to observe the Bangladesh Peace & Harmony Week 2017. Honourable U.S. Ambassador Marcia Bernicat inaugurated the event on February 6, 2017 which ran till 20th February, 2017. A small award-giving ceremony was held on the... ..Read more

HOPE – An Exhibition by PAW Foundation

HOPE was a weeklong exhibition organized by the PAW Foundation, held at the EMK Center, started from 29th July, 2017. PAW (People for Animal Welfare) Foundation is a non-profit organization that works diligently for animal welfare awareness issues in Bangladesh. The initiative was launched... ..Read more

Gantha Book launch: “Silent Noise” by Jackie Kabir

Gantha is a literary group comprising of writers and admirers of the literary arts. This event was a launching ceremony for writer Jackie Kabir’s collection of short-stories titled “Silent Noise”. The program was conducted by Masrufa Ayesha, and was graced with a speakers’ panel comprising of... ..Read more

AAA Movie Show – Krishnopokkho

AAA is a non-profit organization comprising of Bangladeshi alumni from US colleges. They frequently arrange events such as this to bring together people for small causes or occasions. On the 18th of February, AAA organized a screening of the film “Krisnopokkho”, directed by Meher Afroz... ..Read more

Her Story: Women Trailblazers

The month-long exhibition, featuring the magnificent artworks of 19 talented female artists, kicked off, aimed to commemorate the Women’s History Month. The inauguration ceremony, graced with the presence of esteemed personalities, remembered fondly the brave and bold women of in the history of Bengal.... ..Read more

AAA- Movie “Rani Kuthir Baki Itihash”

American Alumni Association is an association of graduates from American universities and colleges, with over 600 registered life-long members. Their work is done mostly in collaboration with the US Education Sector. In the movie night on the 18th of March, the film screened was... ..Read more