Akshya Patra: All-Women Art Exhibition
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the all-women art exhibition titled as “Akshya Patra” was inaugurated on March 9, 2021 at the Lalit Kala Akademi.
This art exhibition is being organised at the Rabindra Bhavan Galleries and will conclude on March 20, 2021. The art exhibition will showcase around 250 artworks form across the 12 countries. It also includes the art work of those created by 29 talented female artists who attended three-day all women’s national art camp at the Garhi Studios. This is a multi-dimensional art show which exhibits the art works of budding, young as well as senior artists. The art exhibition will bring about both the Indian and the international participants to the fore tribal, international, contemporary, and Avante Garde art practices around the globe. This art exhibition has been themed around many faces and benefactions of Mother Nature.
Lalit Kala Akademi
It is also known as the National Academy of Art. It is the national academy of fine arts in India. This Academy is an autonomous organisation which was established in the year 1954 at New Delhi. It was established and founded by the Union Ministry of Culture. It is headquartered at the Ravindra Bhawan, New Delhi. This academy promotes and propagates the understanding of Indian art across the globe. It also provides scholarships and a fellow program besides sponsoring & organising the exhibitions across the world. The academy also publishes a bilingual journal. The academy confers the National Art Awards in India and Asia in which a shawl, a plaque and 1 lakh rupees are provided to awardee.