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!



12th Aug, 2017
TALK - Habitat Children’s Book Reading Forum - Vanessa Ohri conducts a dramatic reading of her book Play it Right! How to Win School Drama Competitions by Scholastic India. Age group 10-16. Advanced registration at habitatprogrammes@gmail.com is mandatory, & closes on Aug 10. Maximum Registration = 35. Collab. Scholastic India



01st Aug - 05th Aug, 2017
Nirvana - Promoters of Affordable Contemporary Indian Art presents a Group exhibition ‘Artistic Echoes'

06th Aug - 12th Aug, 2017
“Sanjhi Revisited” - Specially Handcut stencilling on paper Designed Exhibition by Delhi Craft Council

18th Aug - 23rd Aug, 2017
“Whispering Torsos” - A solo Paintings,Drawings ,Mixed Media and Installation exhibition by Kanchan Chander

27th Aug - 31st Aug, 2017
'Sree' - Sree Arts presents a group exhibition by various artists Jogen Chowdhury, K G Subramanian, M F Husain, Manish Pushkale, Akbar Padamsee, Haku Shah, Thota Vaikuntam, K Laxma Gaud, Rini Dhumal etc



02nd Aug - 06th Aug, 2017
“IMPLUSE” - Allure Art & events presents a group exhibition of paintings

07th Aug - 10th Aug, 2017
“MANIFESTATION OF THE MUSE” - A group exhibition of paintings by various artists Reena Tripathi, Khela Banerjee, Payal Sen Gupta, Radhika Mittal, Harshali Singh, Jasleena Kaur, Jaskirat Singh

11th Aug - 15th Aug, 2017
“The Kaleidoscope of Pottery” - Solo terracotta exhibition by Gurpreet Singh Walia

22nd Aug - 26th Aug, 2017
“Absract Expression” - A solo painting exhibition by Richa Sharma

27th Aug - 31st Aug, 2017
'REFLECTIONS - 2' - Purnendu Mandal presents a Solo Exhibition of Paintings