National Gallery of Modern Art to run  online summer art programme from 8th June to 3rd July 2020

  During this pandemic situation and lockdown, museums and cultural institutions cannot serve visitors and audiences as usual. So in the online NAIMISH 2020 programme, four workshops will be organized entitled Painting workshop, Sculpture workshop, Printmaking and Indrajaal - The Magic of Art (Interdisciplinary creative workshop to understand Freedom) from 8th June 2020 to 3rd July 2020.

New  Delhi

The National Gallery of Modern Art  (NGMA) , New Delhi, is going to run online NAIMISHA 2020- Summer Art Programme  from 8th June 2020 to 3rd July 2020.

During this pandemic situation and lockdown, museums and cultural institutions cannot serve visitors and audiences as usual. It led NGMA to explore new areas and platforms to reach to its audiences. In the last two month or so NGMA has organised many programs and exhibitions virtually. The technological development  provides  an opportunity to organise such programs digitally.  So, NGMA is making an endeavour to host its most popular summer art program NAIMISHA digitally.

The month-long online  summer programme  by NGMA, New Delhi is an initiative to provide a chance to its participants to create and learn from practicing artists without compromising their health.

Four inclusive workshops have been planned to engage and increase engagement virtually. This  announcement saw registration of more than 600 participants.

In the online NAIMISH 2020 programme our workshops will be organized entitled Painting workshop, Sculpture workshop, Printmaking and Indrajaal – The Magic of Art (Interdisciplinary creative workshop to understand Freedom) from 8th June 2020 to 3rd July 2020.

Online workshops sessions will be organized in two groups: Group 1:  6 years to 15 years having the timings: 11 am to 11.35 am and Group 2: 16 years and above with no closing limit having the timings: 4.00 pm to 4.35 pm.

Director Genera of National Gallery of Modern Art   Adwaita Charan Garanayak said,”as the first Director General of the NGMA, I firmly believe in making museums virtually accessible to the public. Summer art program 2020 is a step further towards engaging all sections of our society with the museum and its activities. From Monday onward, I along with the senior-junior artist will reach to you on your screen and we all will try to learn to create art together.

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