About VAG

Visual Arts Gallery of the India Habitat Centre has come a long way since its inception in the July 2000. The India Habitat Centre has established itself as a locus, a platform for cultural activity, where there is an opportunity to display creative talent or witness excellence on display. The Visual Arts Gallery has been a hub of uninterrupted art activity spanning different genres, and crossing many a boundaries. From the visual art to seminars, and now traversing the path of the digital world, the Visual Arts Gallery has a finger on the pulse of contemporary art trends leading to a sharing and union of energies and ideas. The Gallery works in a multi-dimensional manner. From showcasing two-dimensional works to three-dimensional works, we are trying to bring the best of art traditions both nationally and internationally. There is also an interface between what is termed 'high art' to popular art traditions, very much in keeping with the philosophy and vision of the India Habitat Centre.

In the last fourteen years, as perhaps the largest non-profit centre in the country, we have been supporting art, crafts, material culture, emerging talent, and also the medium of photography. The immediacy of the medium of photography forms an inherent trajectory of the visual arts. Photography is now a serious art practice and we have hosted works by some of the well-known photographers of the country, namely Amit Pasricha, Amit Mehra, Prabir Purkayastha, among others. Their photo exhibits indeed herald the coming age of photography, and speak of the new levels to which photography is being taken.

Exhibition Calendar for this Month!

VISUAL ARTS GALLERY

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28th Apr - 08th May, 2022
BHUMIJAN: Artists of the Earth - 150 folk, tribal and traditional works of art from The Crites Collection dating from the early seventies to the present day. 

13th May - 16th May, 2022
The Layers of my Soul - A solo painting exhibition by Ekta Jain, capturing Urban life, the chaos, the ups and downs of daily life.

27th May - 31st May, 2022
Meraki - An Art Created With Love - Shree Yash Arts presents a group painting exhibition, Meraki '-An art created with love ! that describes an artist's love and passion for his work. The dexterity, patience and perception with which an artist works and immerses himself in his work is not only a medium of meditation, but is also a spiritual journey with new heights. 

OPEN PALM COURT GALLERY

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27th Apr - 06th May, 2022
Techne Disruptors - Engendered presents an exhibition of art and technology. 

07th May - 11th May, 2022
Within - A solo painting exhibition by Shafali R. Anand. A Visual Consequence of our emotions crashing against perceptions of life. 

ATRIUM

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23rd Apr - 24th May, 2022
Artistique Art Gallery presents “Forming Colour” - A solo painting and sculpture exhibition by Sudip Roy .

26th Apr - 30th Jun, 2022
IMBUE - Gallery Sanskriti presents “IMBUE” a solo sculpture exhibition by Narayan Sinha. “Imbue Series” melts, merges and ultimately flows beyond form. Sculptures overlap, intertwine and unfold in multifaceted layers and dichotomies, revealing his angst and passions culminating in the ultimate exultation of the spirit.