Silk Road House:
A Cultural and Educational Center
Silk Road House is a non-profit organization created to promote and support an
impressive array of diverse ethnic cultural traditions. The main goals of the
Silk Road House are:
Silk Road House symbolizes the connections, communications and bonds between peoples and
cultures united by the Silk Road concept, and at the same time, a real network of the modern
day contacts between those peoples and cultures. The Silk Road House is a welcoming cultural
center where everyone who might be interested could find a wide range of accurate information
concerning the history, culture, and everyday life of Silk Road countries.
- to create a center for the collection of pertinent cultural and historical information
- to provide a place where creative activities can bring to life the traditions of the Silk Road here in United States
- to celebrate the Silk Road's tradition of hospitality
A word of appreciation...
Our special and deepest thanks go to those who have made an array of donations to Silk
Road House – by money, various things, books, time, skill or all these together...
Among these generous individuals are (in alphabetical order):
Karen Folger Jacobs
Robert E. Lee
Cariadne Margaret Mackenzie
Semion and Ludmila Mirkin
Aiman and Mairbek Mussipov
Elmira and Werdana Mussipov
Joan E. Norvelle
Chris and Steve Shaw
Zhuldyz and Lloyd Shimabukuro
Omerjan and Aygul Siddik
Santo K. van Ess
...as well as anonymous private donors, the SilkRoad Foundation and the Open Society Institute.
Our cordial thanks to all of you!
- Board of Directors of Silk Road House
Silk Road House presents "KANAT IBRAGIMOV Solo Exhibition"
Kanat Ibragimov (born in 1964 in Almaty, Kazakhstan) is a contemporary Kazakh artist, civil activist, partaker of political events in Kazakhstan and Russia. The artist participated in more than 30 exhibitions around the world. He is an initiator and performer of actions to support victims of authoritarian regimes in Central Asia. He expresses his protests through artwork and active involvement in peaceful assemblies. Since January 2014, Mr. Kanat Ibragimov lives and works in California, creatively developing his artistic style.
The grand opening will take place at SRH on Saturday, May 16, at 4-7pm. The exhibition continues at the Silk Road House through Friday May 22, 2015.
Silk Road House events are sponsored by the Silkroad Foundation.