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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08th Aug - 12th Aug, 2019
Collectively Independent 2019 - A group exhibition of paintings by various artists - Abhinav Goyal, Alka Bhrushundi, Bharti Verma, Bheem Malhotra, Gaurav Chawla, Kalyan Barik, Manjusha Athani, Neeru Suri, Paramjeet Singh, Prince Chand, Rajib Deyashi, Rashmi Jamwal, Ruchi Chadha, Sangam Peshawaria, Shoumik Nag, Siddharth Jharia, Sonali Chaudhari, Sonia Sareen, Sushmita Lakhani

13th Aug - 17th Aug, 2019
Japa - A solo painting exhibition by Rahim Mirza

18th Aug - 22nd Aug, 2019
Master Strokes 2019 - A group exhibition by various artists

23rd Aug - 29th Aug, 2019
The Nature of Things - A solo painting exhibition by Kota Neelima

OPEN PALM COURT GALLERY

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01st Aug - 05th Aug, 2019
Liminal spaces - A solo art exhibition by Kanwal Singh

06th Aug - 10th Aug, 2019
Pratibimb - A group exhibition by Jyoti Sateeja, Virendra Kumar

25th Aug - 29th Aug, 2019
Sacred Sounds - A solo painting exhibition by Sonia Kumar

EXPERIMENTAL ART GALLERY

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02nd Aug, 2019
Zenith - A solo painting exhibition by Bhavana Sanon

08th Aug - 11th Aug, 2019
Confluence... - A solo painting exhibition by Meha Seth