Art Hours

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Art Hours

Let's celebrate and promote the varied textile traditions of India through learning about the artistic techniques behind exquisite textiles of India..

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Day 1 - 28th April 2023

Gond Art - Workshop led by artisan from Bhopal

Discover with us the creativity and craftsmanship behind Gond paintings. A form of painting, distinctively known for its rich detail, bright colours, embedded mystery, and a taste of humour. Learn to create Gond art using modern materials and methods brilliantly to represent contemporary scenes and concerns on canvas and paper while keeping true to age-old traditions and style.

Timing - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Number of participants – 30

Sikki Grass Weaving - Workshop led by Artisan from Bihar

Discover the joy of Sikki weaving, Bihar’s distinctive ancient handicraft which is known for its beauty, utility and being eco-friendly. Learn the intricate technique behind the craftsmanship of Sikki weaving that involves weaving fine strands of the golden grass into intricate designs to create baskets, mats, boxes, and other decorative items to take back home.

Timing - 12:30pm to 2:30 pm
Number of participants – 20

Shibori Dyeing Workshop

Discover the entrancing, age-old art of resist dyeing; tie and dye, led by Agrima Wadhwa; Textile Designer from National Institute of Fashion Technology, highly known for her sustainable practices in art. Learn the unique technique behind the art of Shibori on a piece of cotton fabric and create varicoloured patterns on the cloth produced by repeated tying and dipping method using bold, evocative blue colour dye.

Timing - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Number of participants – 30

Walkthrough around Textile with Bindu Manchanda

Walkthrough & interactive conversation around the textile archives of the National Crafts Museum with Bindu Manchanda. Author, Forts and Palaces of India, Jaisalmer, Heritage Conservation at INTACH.

Founding Trustee - The Partition Museum
Timing - 5:00 pm

Vishesh Vinyasa with Mini Shastri

Immerse yourself in yoga & pranayam with the setting Sun amongst sculptures with Mini Shashtri, Om Yogashala

Timing - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Number of Participants - 30

Day 2 - 29th April 2023

Eco Botanical Printing -

Discover the exciting technique behind the craftsmanship of the Eco Printing art, led by Agrima Wadhwa, a Textile Designer from National Institute of Fashion Technology, known for her sustainable practices in art. Learn to print foraged leaves and flowers on to fabric, an incredible approach that records the unique signature of foliage on cloth, creating a lasting record of a time and place.

Timing - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Number of participants – 30

Personalised Block Making and Printing -

Rubber stamp making and printing workshops can be a valuable resource in the context of traditional block printing because they enable the creation of intricate and precise designs on a smaller scale.

Participants in a rubber stamp making and printing workshop can learn how to design their own stamps, carve the rubber, and use the stamps to create prints on various surfaces. They can also learn about the various types of ink and printing techniques used to achieve various effects.

Timing - 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Number of participants – 30

Punch Embroidery -

Learn the magnificent art of Punch needle; an ancient form of embroidery art, led by Meghavi Sharma, a Graphic designer and animator, who conducts embroidery, Fashion and Functional crafting workshops. Discover the fundamentals of the remarkable craft and get an insight into the world of the Punch Needle handicraft and design your own highly textured art decor or a coaster to bring home

Timing - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Number of participants – 30

World Dance Day Jam Session -

Join Kiran Nadar Museum of Art & Friends of Art in celebrating World Dance day .

Whether you’re a professional dancer or a dance enthusiast, break free and let the rhythm get to you! Shake a leg with dancers all over Delhi!

Timing - 5:00 pm onwards



New Delhi

145, DLF South Court Mall, Saket
New Delhi, Delhi 110017
011-4916 0000

10:30 A.M - 6:30 P.M

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Plot No. 3 A, Sector 126,

10:30 A.M - 6:30 P.M

The museum is closed on Monday and all public holidays.