About VAG

Visual Arts Gallery of the India Habitat Centre has come a long way since its inception in the July 2000. The India Habitat Centre has established itself as a locus, a platform for cultural activity, where there is an opportunity to display creative talent or witness excellence on display. The Visual Arts Gallery has been a hub of uninterrupted art activity spanning different genres, and crossing many a boundaries. From the visual art to seminars, and now traversing the path of the digital world, the Visual Arts Gallery has a finger on the pulse of contemporary art trends leading to a sharing and union of energies and ideas. The Gallery works in a multi-dimensional manner. From showcasing two-dimensional works to three-dimensional works, we are trying to bring the best of art traditions both nationally and internationally. There is also an interface between what is termed 'high art' to popular art traditions, very much in keeping with the philosophy and vision of the India Habitat Centre.

In the last fourteen years, as perhaps the largest non-profit centre in the country, we have been supporting art, crafts, material culture, emerging talent, and also the medium of photography. The immediacy of the medium of photography forms an inherent trajectory of the visual arts. Photography is now a serious art practice and we have hosted works by some of the well-known photographers of the country, namely Amit Pasricha, Amit Mehra, Prabir Purkayastha, among others. Their photo exhibits indeed herald the coming age of photography, and speak of the new levels to which photography is being taken.

Exhibition Calendar for this Month!

VISUAL ARTS GALLERY

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02nd Jan - 03rd Jan, 2019
Signature of Diversity - A group painting and sculpture exhibition

05th Jan - 06th Jan, 2019
Natural Instinct - A group photography exhibition

08th Jan - 10th Jan, 2019
Contemplations…of art and self Paintings and Sculpture - By Bharat Thakur

12th Jan - 17th Jan, 2019
Multiple Encounters: Prints and print images - A group exhibition of Anandamoy Banerjee,Dattatreya Apte,Kavita Nayar,Moti Zharotia,Sushanta Guha

OPEN PALM COURT GALLERY

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30th Dec - 03rd Jan, 2019
Silences - A solo painting exhibition by Rakesh Gupta

04th Jan - 09th Jan, 2019
LEHTO - A glimpse of life and culture of the Nomads of Jammu & Kashmir. A duo exhibition of Paintings & photographs by Adnan Kohli and Sumaria Mumtaz

10th Jan - 13th Jan, 2019
Fine Touch presents 'Kalabimb - 19 - A group painting, sculptures & Digital Art exhibition

18th Jan - 03rd Feb, 2019
Roaring Sea… Still Mind - A solo sculptures, Sculptures, Paintings, Zen Calligraphy, Haikus, Revelations exhibition

EXPERIMENTAL ART GALLERY

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11th Jan - 14th Jan, 2019
Photography Grant Writing workshop - by Bharat Choudhary