Open Studio Saturdays
Kids and Family
Open Studio Saturdays
These workshops take place every Saturday and are among the most popular programs at the Museum. Parents bring in their kids and children from the local community are encouraged to get initiated in art making through workshops on various art and craft techniques. Some of these techniques include Shadow Art, Kite Making, Photo Frames, Mask Making, Glass Painting, Paper Sculptures, Fabric Collage among numerous others facilitated by the Museum Educators.
3D Bird Sculpture
For nature and animal lovers we have prepared a new tutorial of bird. I hope you enjoy it!
Jamini Roy Painting
Born in 1887 in a small village in Beliatore, Bankura district, West Bengal, Jamini Roy joined the Government School of Art, Kolkata in 1903. He began his career by painting in the Post-Impressionist genre of landscapes and portraits, very much in keeping with his training in a British academic system. He was an best known for combining traditional Indian and Western art styles to create unique, complex works.
Air Plant Hanger
Spring is also a great season to revamp your house, so switch out some of your decor for these sleek copper hanging air plant holders. They only take ten minutes to construct! And don’t worry too much about the plants. Make beautiful planters to adorn your gardens by recycling plastic straws!
Flower Home Décor
Paper flowers are also a great option for decorating parties , especially for making panels and centrepieces. And decorate the house and also the gift packaging .
Coasters protect the surface of a table or any other surface where the user might place a drink, against moisture and stains. However, there’s no reason why we can’t make the coasters look good as well. In fact, they can be beautiful accessories on a table if you’re willing to spend some time making them look beautiful.
Woven Snowflake Ornaments
Traditional Paper Stars were braided from copy paper into snow-white flakes. They expect an avid decorator to add a little more pearls and sparkle. They can be made by with plastic bags or paper from magazines or newspapers…or anything you can think of! It’s a nice kids crafts too
Phad painting is a style religious scroll painting and folk painting, practiced in Rajasthan state of India. This style of painting is traditionally done on a long piece of cloth or canvas, known as phad. The narratives of the folk deities of Rajasthan, mostly of Pabuji and Devnarayan are depicted on the phads.We hope our Phad Painting session is as much fun as the previous ones!
A great way to keep children engaged & spend quality time with!
A silhouette is the image of a person, animal, object or scene represented as a solid shape of a single colour, usually black, with its edges matching the outline of the subject. The interior of a silhouette is featureless, and the silhouette is usually presented on a light background, usually white, or none at all. The silhouette differs from an outline, which depicts the edge of an object in a linear form, Silhouette images may be created in any visual artistic media, but were first used to describe pieces of cut paper, which were then stuck to a backing in a contrasting colour, and often framed.
We hope making Newspaper Craft is as much fun as the previous ones! A great way to keep children engaged & spend quality time with!
Scratch Painting is a unique manner of art in which the painter carves a drawing on a solid surface by scratching with sharp objects and then paints the image. The painter uses sharp-edged objects like toothpicks, scalpels, art knives, like, a pen knife and so on.
This week we've talked about Indian artist Rameshwar Broota and his iconic artworks. Let’s try our hand at a DIY activity inspired by his art practices.
3D Paper House
This craft is suitable to design miniature houses for school projects and exhibition. Paper houses can be also used as decoration. You can keep it in your showcase and see how your friends like it. Some of my friends call it the "house inside a house." Learn the art of crafting cosy 3D houses using paper and bring your imagination to life from the comfort of your home!
Quilled Tricolor Badge
Teacher day badge making
Celebrate Teacher's Day by crafting a heart-made creative badge to express your appreciation for the teachers that encourage, inspire, and nurture your potential.
Learn about the importance of butterflies to the ecosystem as we make gorgeous butterfly terrarium decoration pieces that will add more elegance to your home.
The first thing while decorating your home is a clock, never miss out to place a perfect clock as it speaks a lot about your home style.
In this workshop, learn how to make your very own vibrant and tropical wall clock using basic material found at home! It is one of the mandatory accessories in any interior. This decorative unit can enhance the wall decor and which is completely serviceable at the same time.
Bring some joyous colour into wintertime by crafting bright and beautiful blossoms from basic material at home! This signature spring Tulip Flower is a wonderful way to bring some much-needed light into your home decor.
Macrame mandala is one of the oldest crafts today. It is a form of textile produced using square knots technique. Mandala is a Sanskrit word meaning "circle" and represents the Universe. The pattern within the mandala is usually balanced and harmonised symbolising how we are all connected and part of the wider universe.
Macrame mandala can bring a boho-chic style to space. This is such a sweet little mandala and a great beginner’s project-it makes a great wall decor piece also if you could back it with a mirror that would look amazing.
The dragon boat is a watercraft that is shaped and decorated as a Chinese Dragon and rowed by people to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival. This festival is a traditional holiday that commemorates the life and death of a patriotic author Qu Yuan (Chu Yuan). The festival occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunisolar calendar.
Get playful and crafty and create your very own cute sock bunny from basic material at home! This no sew sock bunny made the top of the list, it’s really easy to make and looks gorgeous with only a few simple materials and a little time. So, grab your kids, a few stray socks (clean of course!) and spend some time bonding over this Easter sock bunny craft.
Decorating your home with your family is one of the most exciting things to do during the holiday seasons. In addition to putting up a real Christmas tree, we can fill Christmas spirit in our home or office with some creative handmade Christmas trees.
New Year Greetings Wood Illustration
Mark your New Year's celebration with a beautiful, handmade, wooden illustration greeting! They will add some color to your decorations this year. In this video of wood illustration greetings explore more on the subject of nature, as well as other elements.
In this week's Saturday DIY session, learn how to make your very own pair of woven birds from bright and colourful yarn at home! They make great gifts and they cost next to nothing to make. These birdies are button cute, and kids friendly. This adorable ornament is out of only yarn, piece of tissue paper and small cardboard.
Tricolor Paper Lotus
With Republic Day fast approaching, get creative with your love for India and craft a tricolor paper lotus from basic material at home! The best and unique quality about this crafts is that they do not require any special and expensive craft essentials for you and yet they produce amazing paper results.
Mask is an object wore on face for performance or entertainment, disguise and protection. Mask portrays various moods like love, anger, hate, fear, fury, sorrow, joy etc. The ancient Latin word for mask is “Persona” means “False Face”. India has a huge range of decorative, festive and ceremonial mask