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Tribal Art Series

Phad paintings of Rajasthan are a traditional medium of storytelling. Various folk-art forms in India are significant for their story telling style, vibrant colours and natural dyes. Let’s learn the art of storytelling through the art of chad painting with award winning artist, Kalyan Joshi who joins us all the way from Rajasthan!

 

  • Phad painting(Kalyan Joshi)

     

    Phad paintings of Rajasthan are a traditional medium of storytelling. Various folk-art forms in India are significant for their story telling style, vibrant colours and natural dyes. Let’s learn the art of storytelling through the art of chad painting with award winning artist, Kalyan Joshi who joins us all the way from Rajasthan!

  • Madhubani Painting (Ambika Devi)

     

    Madhubani art is a style of Indian painting, practiced in the Mithila region of the Indian subcontinent. This painting is done with a variety of tools, including fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and matchsticks and using natural dyes and pigments.
    Join Ambika Devi as she not only shows us how to make a traditional Mithila painting, but also rise against the odds and do something for yourself, without proper education or means to a career.

  • Miniature Painting (Hari Narayan Marotia)

     

    The Miniature painting tradition can be traced from the 9th-10th century. Influenced by Indian literature, they were executed as illustrations to texts or as individual paintings. Join us and learn the art of these small-scale and highly detailed compositions with Hari Narayan Marotia from Rajasthan.

  • Pichwai Painting (Dinesh Soni)

     

    Established over 400 years ago, the tradition of Pichwai Painting comes from the town of Nathdwara near Udaipur, Rajasthan. These paintings, which are made on cloth, beautifully visualise tales from Lord Krishna's life in vivid detail.
    Join us and experience the precision and skill of Pichwai Painting with Dinesh Soni from Rajasthan.

  • Pattachitra Painting (Asish Ku Das, Orissa)

     

    Pattachitra is a spectacular folk-art form from Odisha. The word 'Patta' means cloth, and 'Chitra' means picture. An art form that utilises natural colours, Pattachitra painting is a disciplined art form preserved by rules that uphold its aesthetic effervescence.
    Learn the intricacies of Pattachitra with Asish Ku Das, who is joining us all the way from Odisha!

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The museum is closed on Monday and all public holidays.

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