Thari - the loom

Thari- The Loom, exploring the design and play of thread

Taneira presents ‘Thari- The Loom’, a fundraiser event to celebrate 20 years of DakshinaChitra on Friday, 3rd November 2017 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. ‘Thari- The Loom’ is a group production exploring the design and play of thread. The concept & choreography is by Malavika Sarukkai, an exponent in Bharatanatyam, Indian Classical Dance. ‘Thari – The […]

Exhibition of Murals - Murals Revisited

Exhibition of Murals – a series of paintings by Gita

Exhibition of Murals – “Murals Revisited” Exhibition of murals by contemporary artist Gita, titled “Murals Revisited”, will be inaugurated by  Artist  D. Venkatapathy on Saturday,7th October 2017. The exhibition , conducted at DakshinaChitra, Chennai, will continue till 30th October 2017. “Murals Revisited” the series of art works by Gita, depicts paintings from 7th Century Chola Paintings, Vijayanagara Nayak Paintings of […]

National Puppet Festival at DakshinaChitra

National Puppet Festival at DakshinaChitra

DakshinaChitra, the history and heritage museum at Chennai (TamilNadu, India), will conduct National Puppet festival from 22nd to 24th of September 2017. The three day festival will highlight the traditional performing art of puppetry.  The puppet festival will bring in puppet troupes from South and North of India to perform the different forms of puppetry […]

Dussehra celebrations by DakshinaChitra

Dussehra celebrations by DakshinaChitra

DakshinaChitra presents Dusshera Festival 2017 at DakshinaChitra, Muttukkadu, Chennai  from 13th – 17th September 2017. Performance of Kangilu Kunitha, the popular folk form of Karnataka, is one of the highlights of the festival. Display and sale of crafts from Karnataka is also conducted as part of the festival. Kangilu Kunitha will be performed by Udipi-based […]

Exhibition of paintings - 'Nativescapes'

Exhibition of paintings – ‘Nativescapes’

  Exhibition of paintings titled ‘Nativescapes’ by Govindaraj will be conducted at DakshinaChitra, Chennai from 8th to 30th September 2017. Date: 08 -30 September 2017 Time: 10.00 am – 06.00 pm (Tuesday Holiday) Venue: Kadambari Art Gallery, DakshinaChitra, East Coast Road, Muttukadu, Chennai, TamilNadu (India) DakshinaChitra DakshinaChitra is an exciting cross cultural living museum of […]