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 Nov - 07th Nov, 2019
Heaven on Earth... - A tribute to India! - A solo photography exhibition by Sharat Sharma.

09th Nov - 14th Nov, 2019
Abstracts and Collages - My Journey In Art - A solo painting exhibition by Sailesh Sanghavi.

23rd Nov - 27th Nov, 2019
Form Less - A solo painting exhibition by Nalini Misra Tyabji.

29th Nov - 04th Dec, 2019
Infinite Continuum - Art Pilgrim Live presents a group painting & sculpture exhibition by various artists: Prabhakar Kolte, Vanshika Agarwal, Chandanbez Barua, Pratul Dash, Akhil Mohar, Chandrashekhar Waghmare, Ranjit Singh, and others.

OPEN PALM COURT GALLERY

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02nd Nov - 05th Nov, 2019
Angels In The City - A Solo Painting Exhibition by Deepshikha Khaitan.

07th Nov - 13th Nov, 2019
Memories of Change - A Historical Exhibition on the Pamphleteer Campus and Indian Politics - A group exhibition of Archival, Oral, Video & Print works by various artists. Presented by the Centre de Sciences Humaines (CSH), Fonds d’Alembert.

15th Nov - 16th Nov, 2019
Free-form - A Solo Black & White Photography Exhibition on trees by Dev Banerjee.

22nd Nov - 30th Nov, 2019
Craft Béton Outdoor Collection - A culmination of the romance between eight internationally acclaimed designers and the world’s most consumed material, cement. Curated by Somesh Singh & Iti Tyagi.

LOBBIES

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01st Nov - 30th Nov, 2019
My Favorite Festival 2019 - An exhibition of 250 Selected Artworks from the 8th All India Children Art Contest conducted by the Shanker Art Foundation.

EXPERIMENTAL ART GALLERY

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01st Nov, 2019
Photography - An Art of Feeling Workshop - A solo photography exhibition by Ashok Kochhar.

03rd Nov - 05th Nov, 2019
Cerre des Dieux (Land of the Gods) - A solo painting exhibition by Sheela Karki.