The mission of the Indo-American Heritage Museum is to promote understanding of the heritage, culture and diversity of Indian Americans, preserve their history and share their contributions to the fabric of American life.
The Indo-American Heritage Museum seeks to:
- Document, preserve and display immigrant history.
- Showcase Indian American achievements and contributions in all arenas including the sciences, medicine, literature, visual and performing arts.
- Promote understanding amongst the immigrant community’s diverse cultures.
- Foster understanding and respect for Indian heritage and culture in the wider society.
- Facilitate cross-cultural exchanges and collaborations.
- Engage youth in exploring and expressing Indian American identity.
- Enlist older immigrants to share their knowledge, life stories and traditional skills.
- Provide a venue for artistic expression.