Shamina Talyarkhan

Shamina Talyarkhan, Director of DHF India Board, is noted in the arts community as a collector and patron with diverse cultural interests. She was the principal patron for the Brooklyn Museum of Art’s ground-breaking exhibition on the historic 16th century Imperial Mughal manuscript, the Hamza Nameh. She is also a long-time supporter of the Islamic Art Department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Shamina has run a design business in New York since 1978, and divides her time between India, Europe and America.