New Traditions: The influences and inspirations in Indian textile, 1947 – 2017

Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur presents an exhibition which traces an evolution of aesthetics in Indian handmade textiles from the country’s independence In 1947 till now. Reflecting the fields of art, design, fashion and craft, it presents paintings on cloth, tapestries, sculpture, carpets and rugs, saris, garments and other forms of creative expression in fabric. Together, […]

Jewellery and Art Unite: Gyan Jewels launches the Blooming Arrow collection inspired by medieval Mughal paintings at Gyan Museum

Bespoke jewellery brand Gyan Jewels launches the new Blooming Arrow, collection inspired by the distinct of ancient Indian painting. With an innovative design language that amalgamates art and antiques with fine jewellery, this new collection brings an contemporary wearable edge to traditional motifs. Established by Suresh and Arun Dhaddha, alongside Gyan Museum in 2016, Gyan […]

NAVRAS: The third edition in Jaipur of the Jawahar Kala Kendra performing arts festival

The festival opened on March 17 with “Dhamaal,” a celebration of the drumming traditions from India, with a performance curated and directed by the renowned percussionist Aneesh Pradhan and will be followed by a week of outstanding performances including “Thari — The Loom” by Padma Shri Malavika Sarukkai and Attakkalari’s Bhina Vinyasa, which combines movement […]

Homeward Bound with this year’s JaipurPhoto 2018

The international outdoor photography festival, JaipurPhoto opened on 23rd February 2018 in Jaipur with exhibitions and talks by leading lensman from across the globe. A total of fourteen exhibitions has been staged across the city of Jaipur with site-specific exhibitions and large-format prints adapted to the exceptional architecture of the venues including the Hawa Mahal, […]

When is Space? An exhibition on Contemporary Architecture from 21 January to 31 March 2018

Commissioned by Jawahar​ ​Kala​ ​Kendra and Curated by Rupali​ ​Gupte​ ​&​ ​Prasad​ ​Shetty. ‘When is space?’ intends to discuss the contemporary architecture and space making practices in India. Space here refers to the multi-scalar dimensions at which one thinks of architecture, from the idea of the universe, to collective institutional forms to the micro environments […]

When Mandawa comes alive with global sounds

The first destination music festival of 2017, will also be one of the last festivals of 2017, with its second edition set to take off between December 23rd to 25th. Taalbelia, welcomed a large mix of audiences across ages and countries to some spellbinding performances from varied genres in the majestic town of Mandawa. It’s […]

Kahaani Festival in Jaipur at the charming venue of Amroodon ka Bagh, Vidhan Sabha on 24th and 25th November 2017

Kahaani brings alive the timeless art of storytelling and re-imagines it through different art forms such as music, art, craftwork, theatre, dance and puppetry. Building on the concept of learning beyond the classroom, it attempts to create an atmosphere for children to think out of the box and experience a sense of creative freedom unshackled […]

The euphoria of being: Himmat Shah – A continuing journey across six decades. Curated by Roobina Karode

The Museum Galleries, Jawahar Kala Kendra JLN Marg, Jaipur 31 October – 15 December 2017, 11am – 7pm except Monday Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) is pleased to bring to Jaipur the first ever comprehensive showing of eminent artist Himmat Shah in collaboration with Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA). Curated by Roobina Karode, Chief Curator […]

Jawahar Kala Kendra presents ‘The Theatre of E. Alkazi’ – A retrospective exhibition of Ebrahim Alkazi’s theatre work

Jawahar Kala Kendra is proud to present an exhibition focused on the work of eminent theatre exponent of India – Mr. Ebrahim Alkazi. The exhibition – ‘The Theatre of E. Alkazi’ (27th March- 6th May, 2017) is a retrospective of Ebrahim Alkazi’s theatre work, spanning a period of 50 years, curated by Amal Allana and […]

JaipurPhoto – celebrating travel through photography, curated by renowned photography critic Federica Chiocchetti with Lola Mac Dougall returns to the Pink City

JaipurPhoto ​(previously Travel Photo Jaipur) comes to Jaipur from ​24 February – 5 March, 2017 with a total of nineteen site specific exhibitions to be staged across four heritage buildings in Jaipur over the course of ten days. Large-format prints adapted to the exceptional architecture of the venues will be displayed in the Hawa Mahal, […]