Did you know that UNESCO has declared 6 forts of Rajasthan as world heritage sites? Amazing isn’t it. The heritage of Rajasthan is so well recognised everywhere and has so much to explore. Picking up from that idea, the Kalaneri Art Gallery in Jaipur is hosting the heritage week where you get explore the “Land of Kings” through art, photographs, and movies.
If photography and documentary film making has always been a passion for you, it’s a great opportunity to meet and interact with some of the top professionals. A great way to get insights on an alternate career, isn’t it?
The Heritage Week runs from 19th to 24th April at Kalaneri Art Gallery at JLN Marg. Here’s why this event has got the art enthusiasts inside us excited.
what THE HERITAGE WEEK ALL ABOUT?
Image: Kalaneri Art Gallery
Kalaneri, one of the most pioneering contemporary art gallery of Jaipur along with Anurag Sharma (3 time International Film Festival Award winner), aim to offer a platform for all the art enthusiasts and photographers to experience the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan.
PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERCLASS WITH ANURAG SHARMA
Image: Kalaneri/ Anurag Sharma interacting with the audience
Anurag Sharma is a multifaceted personality. He is a photographer, filmmaker, and artist who has won numerous awards for his efforts bringing Rajasthan’s Culture and Heritage to the world.
Join him in his talk Meri Jaan Rajasthan – An Anurag Sharma Show as he makes you explore Rajasthan through some beautiful aerial shots. A fabulous learning opportunity for aspiring filmmakers and photographers to get a peek inside a genius’ mind.
Date: 19th April to 24th April
Timings: 10.00 A.M. to 7.00 P.M.
Heritage Movie Shows
Image: Kalaneri/documentary show
Catch some amazing documentaries on Rajasthan at the open-air theater by Kasturi, Kalaneri and Sukhnidhey films. Extensively researched and wonderfully shot, these documentaries are a treat to watch.
Date: 19th April to 24th April
Timings: 7.00 P.M to 8.00 P.M.
Image: Kalaneri/ Acrylic and Mural live demonstration
The conservation of heritage is usually considered as a boring topic for the young generation. The interactive sessions at live demos will aware young generation towards the importance of heritage. The discussion will be between the filmmakers and the students to make the heritage conservation process more interesting and productive.
Date: 17th April to 24th April
learn with live demonstrations
Image: Kalaneri/ Workshop
Experience live demonstrations of different art forms conducted by eminent artists and experts from the Indian art industry. Starting from 17th April until 12th May, these demonstrations will impart valuable insights to Jaipur’s budding art enthusiasts. So widen your imagination and create wonderful arts forms with Kalaneri’s upcoming workshops.
Here’s a full list of Live Demos you must attend to learn a new skill:
17th April: Glass etching and Painting
19th April: Acrylic and Mural Painting
22nd April: Clay Modelling and Terracotta
24th April: Water color painting
26th April: Charcoal and Pastel and Oil-Portrait
29th April: Sand Painting
1st May: Cartooning
4th May: New Mediums Painting
5th May: Portrait Sketching
8th May: Ceramics and Paper-mashie
10th May: Enamelling art
12th May: Collage Work
Timings (For Live Demos): 10.00 A.M. to 12.00 P.M.
To register for live demonstrations, visit link.
MORE ABOUT KALANERI ART GALLERY
Image: Kalaneri/Glass Etching and Painting- Live Demo
Well, this gallery, at the heart of the city is an institution in itself. You can explore some really unique and handmade art forms that are bound to leave you spell-bound. Plus, if one of them catches your eye, buying it won’t even burn a hole in your pocket.
It’s a great place to connect with artists as they regularly host workshops, artist talks and interactive sessions. Their vision is to build connections between young, emerging artists and public.