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Vol. XXIX No. 1, April 16-30, 2019

Dates for Your Diary

Till April 30: Chithirai Ther Thiruvizha – drawings by K.G. Narendra Babu and photo art by Dr. Sushil Pani.

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Temple cars are chariots that carry Hindu deities on annual festival days called ‘Ther Thiruvizha’. This is celebrated in a grand manner in Temples of Puducherry, Thiruvarur, Chidambaram, Mylapore and in many other places in Tamil Nadu during the months of March and April, and lasts more than 25 days, To highlight the Ther festival, DakshinaChitra is hosting an art exhibition of drawings and installation art by K.G. Narendra Babu. Dr. Sushil Pani, the author of Devaratham – a book on temple cars will be exhibiting large photos of Ther Thiruvizha from our region – (DakshinaChitra, 10 am to 6 pm)

Forum Summer Camps

April 22-May 20: 4 Week Art Program for Adults and children above 8 years.
Students will be taught the basics of sketching, shading and perspective, and will progress to a medium of their choice that includes dry / oil pastel, watercolours or acrylics.

April 22-25: Art Appreciation Workshop. Exploring the Masters for children 4-14 years. Calling all campers for a uniquely concocted camp to explore artists from around the world. Connect with renowned artists and art from diverse countries and cultures!

April 27: Cartoon Workshop by Biswajit Balasubramanian for Adults and children above 10 years. In this interactive cartooning workshop, participants will learn how to draw cartoons in a real fun way (10.30 a.m.-1.30 p.m.)

April 29-May 3 and May 13-16: Art and Craft Workshop for 8 years and above. Create unique pieces of craft using different materials and see them transform into a work of art. Explore useful crafts that will kindle the creative mind (11a.m.-1 p.m.)

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