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5 Art Events in August You Cannot Miss Out On!

Are you ready to immerse yourself in a world of artistic wonders this August? From luxurious art fairs to high-altitude exhibitions and interactive workshops, the art scene is buzzing with excitement. We’ve rounded up five captivating art events in August that are bound to leave you inspired and enthralled. Whether you’re an art enthusiast, a

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Gita Hudson with one of her works on display at DakshinaChitra

Docu-film by Gita Hudson Spotlights India’s Tribal Arts

In a bid to celebrate and bring attention to India’s vibrant tribal arts, Lalit Kala Akademi hosted a painting camp at the Tribal Museum in Araku Valley, Andhra Pradesh, in 2019. The camp showcased the talents of twelve exceptional women artists from different states across India. Artist and documentary filmmaker Gita Hudson captured the essence

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UPDIR to support artisans with a business education.

UPIDR Expands Campus for Business Training of Artisans

Uttar Pradesh Institute of Design and Research (UPIDR) is making significant strides in supporting local artisans and craftsmen by expanding its campus in Lucknow. As a part of the government’s initiatives, UPIDR has been instrumental in imparting business training to artisans under the ODOP and VSSY schemes. The institute aims to enhance the skills and

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Biodiversity map of Shiv Nadar University created using folk art by Professor Bahar Dutt.

Using Folk Art to Create Biodiversity Map and Raise Awareness

In a remarkable display of creativity and cultural expression, Shiv Nadar University near Delhi has taken a unique approach to raise awareness about its abundant biodiversity. Through the integration of folk art, the university has unveiled a captivating biodiversity map that serves as a visual testament to the rich flora and fauna found on campus.

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Museum on Wheels Centenary Exhibition – 100 YEARS of CSMVS

Unveiling the Museum on Wheels: Bringing Art to Your Neighborhood

If you cannot come to the museum, the museum will come to you. This is the premise of the innovative ‘Museum on Wheels’ project. It is currently touring the national capital. It’s on a mission to cultivate an appreciation for arts and culture. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya situated in Mumbai initiated the project. It

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Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Saket

KNMA Unveils Architectural Model for India’s Largest Cultural Center

The Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA) has revealed the architectural model of its upcoming building. Sir David Adjaye, the renowned architect, collaborated with S. Ghosh & Associates to design the building. This new cultural center, set to become India’s largest, is scheduled to open in Delhi in 2026. The unveiling of the model coincides

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UGC New Initiatives Aim to Promote Indian Heritage and Cultural Education

The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India is taking significant steps to promote and preserve the rich cultural heritage of the country. In addition to inviting artists and experts from non-academic fields to teach in universities, the UGC has now directed universities to offer certificate courses focusing on Indian heritage and culture. These courses aim

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The poster for international museum expo 2023

PM Modi Inaugurates International Museum Expo 2023 at the International Museum Day

Museums serve as custodians of our collective cultural heritage, preserving and showcasing the wonders of the past for future generations. Every year, International Museum Day (IMD) celebrates the significance of museums worldwide. In line with this, the Ministry of Culture has organized a groundbreaking event, the International Museum Expo 2023, taking place from May 18th

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Majestic Phad Paintings to Adorn the Parliament Building in New Delhi

In a captivating blend of traditional craftsmanship and democratic symbolism, the upcoming Parliament building in New Delhi is set to showcase centuries-old Phad paintings from Rajasthan. These awe-inspiring scroll paintings vividly portray the narratives of the state’s revered folk deities, complementing the building’s wooden structure adorned with traditional motifs and elements. A team of 15

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