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Art Education: Conference by Max Mueller Bhavan and IFA

Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore


India Foundation for the Arts


Arts Education: Contexts, Concepts, and Practices in Schools

Dec 11 – 12, 2009

The Chancery Pavilion, Bangalore

The Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore and India Foundation for the Arts(IFA) are jointly hosting an Arts Education Conference on December 11 – 12, 2009 at The Chancery Pavilion, Residency Road, Bangalore. This conference, perhaps the first of its kind in the country is an extension of Kali-Kalisu a project undertaken by IFA in partnership with the Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan to empower the school teacher through arts pedagogy training workshops under one of IFA’s major funding programmes, Arts Education. This initiative brought multi-pronged Arts Education workshops to over 500 teachers in rural and small-town Karnataka covering Shimoga, Dharwad, Bidar, Gulbarga, Udipi, Coorg and Mandya districts.

This conference hopes to articulate frameworks and directions for Arts Education in the country and will involve a broad range of stakeholders, including policy makers, educationists, administrators, parents and students in the deliberations. Some of the key speakers and discussants of the conference include Prof. Shiv Visvanathan, Mr. Rohit Dhankar, Mr. Karthikeya V. Sarabhai, Mr. Dadi D. Pudumjee, Ms. Maya Krishna Rao, Mr. Sadanand Menon, Mr. Akshara KV, and Dr. Shekhar Seshadri.

The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. Known in India as the Max Mueller Bhavan, the Institut promotes knowledge of the German language abroad and fosters international cultural cooperation. Among other goals in the cultural arena, the Goethe-Institut lays major emphasis on executing and supporting projects that focus on capacity building and infrastructure.

India Foundation for the Arts is an independent, professionally-managed philanthropic organisation, based in Bangalore. IFA enriches the practice, knowledge, public access to, and experience of the arts in India, by providing strategic support for innovative projects and capacity building across the arts. or 080 23414681

Kali Kalisu

Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan
India Foundation for the Arts

“KALI-KALISU”- An Arts Education Teacher Initiative

Kali-Kalisu is an initiative of Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan and India Foundation for the Arts, who have jointly envisioned a series of arts capacity building workshops for school teachers in the state of Karnataka in association with five other major institutions: Ananya, Attakkalari Centre for the Movement Arts, Bharath Gyan Vigyan Samithi (BGVS), Gombe Mane (Puppet House) and Ninasam.


Contemporary Architecture of Bangalore:Exhibition by, and at, Max Mueller Bhavan

080 Transform – Contemporary Architecture in Bangalore: Exhibition & Events
October 10 to 26, 2008
Only an informed city can shape itself better. Find out how Bangalore is shaping up at 080 Transform, a unique presentation of the emergent architecture in Bangalore, conceptualised and curated by InCITE. Complementary events include Design Dialogues, Design Walks and Meet the Architect Sessions.

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Photography Exhibition at Max Mueller Bhavan

Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore, is the venue for “Urban Changes”, and exhibition of the photographs of three people– Clare Arni , Mahesh Shantaram , and Vivek M. , from July 18 to 31, from 9.30 am to 6.30 pm each day. There are also a few photographs by Sohail Abdullah , a Pakistani photographer who lives and works in Karachi.

It is unusual to have a Pakistani showing his creative work in our country; the showing is a great opportunity to interact with the work of someone who hails from a country which is our neighbour and yet inaccessible to most of us.


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