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Dakshinachitra April Events Includes A week long Photography Workshop for Adults

Workshops for Children :
1. Residential summer camp for children 18th,19th, & 20th April 2012 Rs.3500
2. A day camp with activities 28th and 29th April 2012 Rs.750
Workshops for Adults :
1. Advanced Kerala Mural on canvas 31st March – 4th April 2012 Rs.6000
2. Terracota Jewellery workshop 7th, 8th & 14th April 2012 Rs.1500
3. A week long workshop on Photography 4th – 8th April 2012 Rs.5000
4. Residential photography workshop 21st & 22nd April 2012 Rs.3500

For Details, Registrations

Contact Ms.Vishalam
Ph: 24462435 or 24918943
(mon – sat- to 5.30pm)

Learn Glass Sculpting at Dakshinachitra

English: Mitchell Wren sculpting hot blown glass

DakshinaChitra heritage centre is organizing a two day workshop on Glass sculpting for adults. Srinivasa Raghavan – the resource person, an expert in this field had his training in scientific glass blowing and has been in the field for over 25 years.

Participants will learn to make sculptures of human figures and animals using soft glass. This technique is safe and suited for beginners.

Conveyance to and from DakshinaChitra, on the staff van, will be provided.


The workshop fee: 1200/- (Inclusively of material, refreshment and transportation only)


Saturday 10 March  –  Sunday 11 March
10:30 AM  –  5:30 PM

Workshop On “Glass Sculpting”

Dakshinchitra Heritage Centre
East Coast Road


Dakshinachitra – Silk Thread Jewellery Making Workshop

Silk Thread Jewellery Making WorkshopThe workshop will teach you the art of making silk thread Jewellery and the dexterous movements of the hands that turn plain bangles into beautiful, bright and colorful ones.

Dakshinachitra, East Coast Road,Muttukadu,

Saturday, February 18, 2012 , 10:30 am

Cost of the program Rs. 750

For more details  and for registration, please call

Ph: 24462435 or 24918943
(mon – sat- to 5.30pm)


Celebrate Pongal Festival at DakshinaChitra with Sweet Pongal, Folk Dance and More

Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated by Tamilians for four days. Pongal Festival, most popular in Tamilnadu will be celebrated withgreat pomp and grandeur at Dakshinachitra, creating the mood and colours of rural Tamilnadu, The traditional sweet Pongal will be prepared and served by the housekeepers in the Tamil Nadu street. Thanjai.G.Raju and troupe from Tamilnadu will perform Folk Dances like Myillattam, Poikal Kudirai and Karagam on all six days. Pongal is ritually prepared in the open air and served. There will be Bullock cart rides organized for the festival.

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DakshinaChitra Promotes Artisans and NGOs with Marketing Opportunities

Crafts people and NGO (Non Government Organisations) can display their products and promote. The organizers provide opportunity to meet the customers directly and sell the products and do not charge any commission for providing this. Read on to know more
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Urban Visualities – Sites and Sights of Street Art

All the artists would love an art work shop. Urban visualities is an artist workshop, international seminar and more. For details continue reading.
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DakshinaChitra – Cultural Living Museum of Art, Architecture and Lifestyles

DakshinaChitra is an exciting cross cultural living museum of art, architecture, lifestyles, crafts and performing arts of South India.

You can explore 17 heritage houses, amble along recreated streetscapes, explore contextual exhibitions, interact with typical village artisans and witness folk performances set in an authentic ambience.
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