Setting up of THE ACADEMY OF CLASSICAL & FOLK ARTS - at IIT Kharagpur
An International Symposium on “Creativity and Freedom”, will be held on February 06, 2019 at The India International Center (IIC), Lodhi Road, New Delhi. The symposium will earmark a Curtain raiser program for the launching of THE ACADEMY OF CLASSICAL & FOLK ARTS ARTS at IIT Kharagpur.
The Academy has been planned as an extended part of The Science and Heritage initiative (SandHI), IIT Kharagpur and initiated by the major Alumni funding, IIT Kharagpur. The Academy, in addition to the key/ ambit collaboration with SHRUTINANDAN, shall have other important collaborations with a) The National Museum Institute, Delhi; b) Indira Gandhi National Center of Arts (IGNCA), Delhi; c) National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi; d) Sangeet Natak Academy, under the Ministry of Culture, GoI; d) Government school of Arts, Indian Museum, Kolkata; e) Kala Bhawan, BHU through IIT (BHU) and other international Institutes like MITHAS (MIT-Cambridge’s Heritage of the Art of South Asia); City Art Council, Japan under Kyoto University, Japan; International Association of Art History (CIHA) in China and Japan; Germanisches National Museum, Numberg; Department of Cultural History and Museum Studies, Danube University, Krems, Austria; and CIHA, Universite Paris Nanterre.
The event is sponsored by Center of International Modern Art (CIMA); The Ashoka University, Delhi; Aga Khan Foundation and others.
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