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MAIACA’s mission has been to bring visibility to all forms of Indian Art and Culture to the local community. From Indian Art exhibitions at local museums, to cultural performance of Indian and western dances, to eclectic musical performances and on to conversations about modern Indian art and its influence on the world stage, MAIACA – in its short existence – has made an impact on the community. 

Travel along with us as we continue to bring an array of cultural programs to you. 

  • Select Upcoming Events to see what we have in store for you. 

  • Click on Past Events to see details of our history. 

  • Choose the Donate Button to help support us as we continue to search and source good quality programs that highlight our rich and diverse heritage. 

  • Subscribe to our Mailing List to be at the forefront of what we are doing. 

  • Join our Board of Directors to help us continue to make an impact.

The Meaning of "Maiaca"

Maiaca is a Hindi word that means a daughter's mother's house. We chose this word to represent our organization because it gives the connotation of a daughter or child returning home, to be taken care of.  That's how we want Indian-Americans to feel when joining us.

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Celebrating Indian Art and Culture in the Local Community

At MAIACA , are dedicated to celebrating Indian Art and Culture in the Local Community. Our mission is to promote and preserve the rich heritage of India through various artistic forms. From traditional dance performances to art exhibitions, we strive to create a platform for artists to showcase their talent and connect with art enthusiasts. Join us in our journey to explore the vibrant world of Indian art and culture! Email -


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MAIACA Board of Directors

Executive Team


Vinita Chakravarty


Vice President

Jinita Thakkar


Meena Bakhai


Anjana Mishra

Director of Events  

Amruta Parekh


Dileep Yavagal


Vinita Chakravarty (2020 & 2021)

Anita Uppaluri (2020 & 2021)

Dileep Yavagal (2018&2019)


Vinita Chakravarty

Dileep Yavagal

Board Members

Niraj Mehta

Pooja Uberoi

Indranil Ghosh

Megha Gupta

Vicky Kamlani

Saurabh Kumar

Shweta P. Lavania

Ranga Parasuraman

Gita Patel

Pari Patel

Hanisha Laungani


MAIACA connects all who are passionate about Indian Arts and Culture

under a common platform, through diverse events, activities, and community programs.


MAIACA aims to promote Indian Arts and Culture by showcasing  Artists,  Events,

and Organizations that interweave our traditional roots with that of contemporary India.

MAIACA is proudly associated with

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