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6 - 28 February 2017 An exhibition Hodu and the Jews

Minister of State for External Affairs Shri M J Akbar will inaugurate the exhibition
on Sunday 5 February, 2017
at 5.00 pm at the IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath,
New Delhi.

Venue : IGNCA Twin Art Gallery, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi.

Time : 10.00am - 6.00pm
(The gallery remains closed on Mondays and public holidays)
10th February 2017 - 3rd March 2017


An exhibition A Story Called Cinema : The B. D. Garga Archives by the Media Centre of the IGNCA.

The exhibition will be inaugurated on 9th February, 2017 at 4.00pm.

It is a tribute to the kahaanikar (storyteller) that Shri B. D. Garga was of India's enchanting filmic heritage. His writings and memorabilia evoke an insider's perspective as cine-stars of yesteryears and the masters of India Cinema come alive.

A Cinema lovers' treasure, his memorabilia comprises 4614 acquired and 1195 donated items. The B. D. Garga archives are an enthralling kaleidoscope of rare posters, photographs, working stills, lobby-cards, advertisement, books and journals.

The showcase that you will see traces Shri B. D. Garga's own recreation of the history of the moving image in India from its origin to memorable cinematic milestones.

Venue : IGNCA Exhibition Hall, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi.
Time : 10.00am to 6.00pm

Contact No. : 011-23388815

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17th February - 15th March 2017 A mobile exhibition The World of Rock Art  in collaboration with IGRMS, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Venue: IGRMS, Shymala Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
Contact No : 0755-2661458 / 2526501

Email : directorigrms@gmail.com

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23rd - 25th February 2017 Conference on Idea of Bharat by Bharat Shikshan Mandal and Indira Gandhi National Open University in collaboration with M/o Health & Family Welfare, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), Indian Institute of Mass Communication and Indira Gandhi National Tribal University.

Venue : IGNOU premises.
23rd February 2017 IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library. This month, Ms. Pratibha Jyoti will read from her book Acid Wali Ladki. Ms. Jyoti has done her graduation from St. Columbus College, Hazaribagh and PG. Diploma in Mass Media from Jamia Millia Islamia. For the last 16 years, she is in the field of Journalism.  At present, she is the editor of Womenia magazine.

Venue: IGNCA Lecture Hall, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
Time: 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Contact: 011-23385884/ 9958878920
24th - 26th February 2017 Global Traditional Food Summit, 2017 by Bhartiya Dharohar and Council for Promotion, Research and Trade in Traditional Foods.

Venue : IGNCA Auditorium, Amphitheatre & its lawns, Matighar Lawns, C.V. Mess and No. 3 Lawns, Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi.


24th - 27th February 2017 On the occasion of birth anniversary of Nanaji Deshmukh, a national programme titled Bhartiya Kala Sampada ka Lok Utsav is being organised in collaboration with Deendayal Research Institute, Chitrakuta.

Venue : Chitrakuta
Time : 11.00am onwards

Contact No. : 011-23526735
26th February 2017 A concert by Ustad Bahauddin Dagar, a legendary Rudra Veena maestro, accompanied by Sanjay Agle on pakhawaj under Bhinn Shadj Series in collaboration with SPICMACAY.

Under this series, senior musicians are invited to present rare ragas and compositions in both Hindustani and Carnatic music.

Venue : IGNCA Amphitheatre, C.V. Mess, New Delhi
Time : 2.00 pm
Contact No. : 011-23388155

1st - 4th March 2017 Workshop - Examination & Documentation of Canvas painting

Venue: Alwar State Museum, Alwar (Rajasthan)


9th - 31st March 2017

Preview on 8th March, 2017 at 6.00pm.

An exhibition A Tale of Two Cities | India & Sri Lanka conceptualised by Renu Modi and presented by Gallery Espace, New Delhi & Serendipity Arts Trust, New Delhi. Supported by- Theertha International Artists' Collective, Sri Lanka

This project that was initiated in the year 2015, is a strong step towards addressing the issues of shared histories within the sub-continent. Six artists from Indian and five from Sri Lanka embarked on a journey to understand the politics of cities, religions and the stories that places tell. Both Anuradhapura and Varanasi in themselves are witness to the past, the present and serve as a trajectory to the future. The intention of this project is to engage, question and re-affirm the importance of the process over the end.

Participating artists: Anoli Perera | Bandu Manamperi | ChintanUpadhyay | Jagath Weerasinghe Manisha Parekh | Manjunath Kamath | Pala Pothupitiye | Paula Sengupta Pradeep Chandrasiri | Ram Rahman | Riyas Komu

Venue : IGNCA Gallery No. 1 of Twin Art Galleries, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
Time : 10.00 - 6.00pm (All days open)

Contact number - 9555584229
10th March 2017 FILM SCREENING: Brhadisvara Temple Thanjavur - Mahakumbha Abhisekham

Director: Jai Chandriam     Duration: 56 minutes

The temple was built by Rajaraja Chola (CE 995-1010) to honour Lord Siva. The film records rare footage of all the Abhisekam. This rare documentation records one of the greatest oral and ritualistic heritages.

Venue : IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, 3 Dr. R. P. Road, N. Delhi
Time: 5.30 p.m
Contact No. : 011-23388815
14th March 2017 Lecture by Ms. Martha Strawn

Venue : Seminar Room 1 and 2, Kamladevi Complex, India International Centre, New Delhi
Time : 6.30pm -8.00pm

27th March to 29th March 2017

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on Women and Buddhism: Perspectives on Gender, Culture and Empowerment

Venue : IGNCA Conference Hall , C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi - 110001

3rd April 2017 First V. S. Wakankar Memorial Lecture by Dr. G. B. Deglurkar

3rd - 5th April 2017 A National Seminar on Theoretical and Cognitive Aspects of Rock Art

Venue:  Auditorium C.V. Mess, IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi-110001

EVENTS of Eastern Regional Centre, Varanasi
EVENTS of Southern Regional Centre, Bengaluru




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For details contact: 011 - 23388341

Looking forward to seeing you at all our programmes. Nearest metro station: Central Secretariat, Gate Number 2. Bus routes touching the IGNCA: 615, 522, 521, 505.

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