Exhibition Opening at Sikh Heritage Museum

Community members, dignitaries and members of the Khalsa Diwan Society, Abbotsford outside the Heritage Museum

July 15th saw the unveiling of the second exhibition opening at the Sikh Heritage Museum titled Punjab-the people, the land, the legacy. Pioneer families, dignitaries, and many others from the community attended and viewed the beautiful paintings. This second exhibition featured the art work of acclaimed local artist Manjit Singh Sandhu. Mr. Sandhu painted individual images of some of the key pioneers who immigrated to Abbotsford, Canada in the early 20th century. The exhibition also featured traditional Punjabi artifacts. The exhibition opening was followed by tea and snacks across the street at the newer Gurdwara hosted by the Khalsa Diwan Society, Abbotsford. The museum is open to the public seven days a week and all are invited to view the exhibition which will be on display until December 2012.