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Nagaland Festival 2020 at DakshinaChitra

Published on 13th February 2020
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In the palm of your hand: Vastra Utsav spotlights all things handwoven and handcrafted 

All things handcrafted, handwoven and handmade share the spotlight at the next edition of Vastra Utsav.

Published on 2nd August 2019
The Credo of a Dancer archival exhibition at DakshinaChitra

The Credo of a Dancer archival exhibition at DakshinaChitra

The exhibition will be inaugurated on July 6 with a bharatanatyam performance by Aniruddha Knight, grandson of Balasaraswati.

Published on 6th July 2019
Painted Creatures art exhibition at DakshinaChitra

Painted Creatures art exhibition at DakshinaChitra

The exhibition explores wildlife, as the self-taught artist uses stainless steel as his medium instead of canvas.

Published on 7th June 2019
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Quilt exhibition at DakshinaChitra 

The showcase is a traveling exhibit of 18 award-winning quilts from the India Quilt Festival 2019 and will have designs exploring nature as well as human expression.

Published on 7th June 2019
Puppet collection show at DakshinaChitra

Puppet collection show at DakshinaChitra

Expect to find puppets from Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and even Odisha, among others.

Published on 30th May 2019
Fantasy Redefined art exhibition at DakshinaChitra

Fantasy Redefined art exhibition at DakshinaChitra

The artist explores various subjects through the charcoal and acrylic medium and displays it on handmade paper with the help of a varied colour palette including blue, grey and orange, among others.

Published on 23rd May 2019
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Oyilaattam dance workshop at DakshinaChitra

The three-day workshop is open to children between 8 to 15 years, and will teach them the basics of the dance form and the history of it.

Published on 8th May 2019
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Botanical exhibition at DakshinaChitra

The 54 watercolour drawings are reproductions from the RBGE, curated by Dr Henry Noltie, and is a collection by Hugh Cleghorn, a forest conservator during his time in India.

Published on 3rd January 2019
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South Indian Puppet festival at DakshinaChitra

The artistes are from Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Karnataka, and will depict different stories from all over India.

Published on 20th September 2018
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Ganesha-making workshop at DakshinaChitra

The two workshops will focus on making idols with a palm leaf and banana saplings, and even terracotta.

Published on 7th September 2018
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Shell craft workshop at DakshinaChitra

The three-hour session will focus on using shells in the most creative way, and is for all children between the ages of 9 to 14 years.

Published on 25th August 2018
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Madras Day: Here are the best events you need to attend in Chennai to celebrate its heritage

From walks and talks to a great deal of shopping interspersed with some yummy food, here’s our pick of this year’s Madras Week celebrations

Published on 17th August 2018
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Architecture workshop at DakshinaChitra

The workshop will focus on creating awareness and understanding the relevance of the different materials in the process of conservation of the monuments.

Published on 3rd August 2018
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Tamil folk dance performance at DakshinaChitra

The museum has invited Madurai-based folk dance group Munniyandi Kalai Kuzhu to perform Karagaattam and Paraiaattam.

Published on 2nd August 2018

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