Vadodara Events

Date/Time Event
18/06/2020
4:00 अपराह्न - 5:30 अपराह्न
Webinar on Significance of Saudaryalahiri Manuscript: Reading the Material Culture

This Webinar has been Postponed, Next date will be announced soon


Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts and Regional Centre Vadodara invites you to webinar on “Significance of Saudaryalahiri Manuscript: Reading the Material Culture ” by Dr. M. Balamani, Art Historian, Critic and Cultural Analyst

18/02/2020
11:00 पूर्वाह्न - 4:00 अपराह्न
Pravaah - Vasantotsav nimitte Filmotsav

The IGNCA’s Regional Centre, Vadodara, in collaboration with the IpcowalaSantram College of Fine Arts, VallabhVidyanagar, organised the one-day film festival where films produced by IGNCA Media Centre were screened for the Fine Arts students. The films included: ‘A film on IGNCA (opening film); Leela in Kheriya – Directed by Molly Kaushal;The Magic of Making an IGNCA documentary on K.G Subramanyan – Directed by Goutam Ghosh’.

  • Rejuvenating the Arts – A film on IGNCA
  • Magic of making an IGNCA Documentary film on K.G.Subramanyam
  • Leela in Kheria
  • Bali Yatra-They say, they came from India

 

E-Invite | Photographs

Contact : 07567895399


Venue:  Ipcowala Santram College of Fine Arts, Sri Arvind Marg, Nana Bazar, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, Vadodara
27/01/2020
4:00 अपराह्न - 5:30 अपराह्न
Public Lecture on Fire, the son of Ahura Mazda and the parable of Fire Worshipers

By Er. Marzban J. Hathiram, Head Priest at Behramji Unwalla Dadgah, Udvada.


Contact :
07567895399


Venue:  Auditorium, Dept. of Art History and Aesthetics, Faculty of Fine Arts, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
10/01/2020
6:30 अपराह्न - 8:00 अपराह्न
Manuscript Treasure of India: Repository of Our Heritage

A Public Lecture on Manuscripts under the Tattvabodha series of the National Mission for Manuscripts, IGNCA by Dr. Sachchidanand Joshi, Member Secretary, IGNCA.


Contact : 
07567895399 (Regional Centre, Vadodara)

Note: The lecture is being organised under the Tattvabodha series of the National Mission for Manuscripts, IGNCA. It shall be held in collaboration with the Oriental Institute of Manuscripts, and the Department of Clothing and Textiles, Faculty of Family and Community Sciences, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara.


Venue:  The Mrunalini Devi Puar Auditorium, Faculty of Family and Community Sciences, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Opposite Kamatibaug- Gate No. 3, Fatehgunj, Vadodara, Gujarat
24/12/2019
10:30 पूर्वाह्न - 12:45 अपराह्न
The Role of Women in Kathakali - A Male Dominated Art Form – A Socio Cultural Analysis

IGNCA Regional Centre, Vadodara, in collaboration with the Dept. of Dramatics, Faculty of Performing Arts, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, organised a lecture demonstration by Dr.HaripriyaNamboothiri.Dr.Namboothiri is one of the few women actors in Kathakali who play both the male and female roles. As Kathakali is lesser known in the Western part of the country, the lecture demonstration by the artist was primarily conducted to enlighten the younger generation of this magnificent art form.

 Resource person:Dr.HaripriyaNamboothiri – recipient of ‘Devadasi National Award’ and ‘VenmaniKathakali Award’.


Contact :
07567895399 (Regional Centre, Vadodara)


Venue:  Play Box, Dept. of Dramatics, Faculty of Performing Arts, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, opposite Sursagar,, Vadodara
17/12/2019
5:30 अपराह्न - 7:00 अपराह्न
Public Lecture Series Shri Gurubhyo Namaha

IGNCA Regional Centre Vadodara in collaboration with the Institute for Leadership and Governance, organised this lecture under the title, ‘Shri. GurubhyoNamaha’. It was the second lecture under this public lecture series.The aim of these lectures is to introduce the youth to the works of our Gurus who have made vast contributions to Indian Art and Culture.

Resource person : Dr.PramodChavan, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Dramatics, Faculty of Performing Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda.

Recipient of – ‘National Award – UstadBismillah Khan Puraskar (2018)’, by SangeetNatakAkademi, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, New Delhi.


Contact :
07567895399 (Regional Centre, Vadodara)

Note : This is the second lecture under the Public Lecture Series ‘Shri Gurubhyo Namaha’. It is being organised in collaboration with the Institute of Leadership and Governance (ILG), MSU, Vadodara.


Venue:  Assembly Hall, First Floor, Institute of Leadership and Governance, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
07/12/2019 - 08/12/2019
3:00 अपराह्न - 5:00 अपराह्न
A Two-day Drawing Workshop for Children on Mahatma Gandhi

 


Contact :
07567895399- Shri Uday Mondal (Regional Centre, Vadodara)

Note : The workshop is a collaboration between Regional Centre, Vadodara and Maharaja Fatesingh Museum. It is designed for children aged 8-14 years and is another event under the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi at the Regional Centre. During the workshop, the participants shall learn to make theme paintings on the life and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi and his portrait in water colours, oil pastels or in pencil shading, as per their preference.


Venue:  Maharaja Fatesingh Museum, Vadodara, Gujarat
25/11/2019
4:00 अपराह्न - 6:00 अपराह्न
Public lecture on Social, Religious and Political Condition of India

IGNCA Regional Centre Vadodara in collaboration with the Gujarat Public School, Channi, Vadodara, conducted the public lecture on teachings of Shri Guru Nanak DevJi. The programme was planned as thefirst event to mark the 550th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Guru Nanak DevJi at RC, Vadodara. The talk was based on ahistorical approach and discussed the social, religious and political conditions prevalent in India during the birth time of Shri Guru Nanak DevJi throughanecdotes and examples from his life.


Contact :
07567895399 (Regional Centre, Vadodara)

Note: The programme is planned as the first event to mark the 550th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev Ji at IGNCA, Regional Centre, Vadodara.


Venue:  Gujarat Public School, Channi, Vadodara
15/11/2019
5:30 अपराह्न - 7:30 अपराह्न
Public Lecture on Treasures from the Panchatantra for 21st Century Leadership And Management

The event was held by RC Vadodara in collaboration with the Faculty of Management Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara. Mr. V. K. Madhav Mohan, an acclaimed leadership mentor, threw light on how the essence from the stories from Panchtantra can be utilised as tools or mantras to develop skills of leadership and management in youngsters even in the 21st century.


Contact –
07567895399 (Regional Centre, Vadodara)

Note: The event is a collaboration with the Faculty of Management Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara.


Venue:  Pandit Deen Dayal Auditorium, Faculty of Management Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat
10/11/2019
6:00 पूर्वाह्न - 7:30 अपराह्न
Public Lecture on Manuscript Treasure of India: Repository of Our Heritage

By Dr. Sachchidanand Joshi, Member Secretary, IGNCA.

Contact : 07567895399 (Regional Centre, Vadodara)

Note: This programme is in collaboration with The Oriental Institute, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara. It is being organised under the Tattvabodha series of National Manuscripts Mission (NMM), IGNCA.


Venue:  Deep Auditorium, Faculty of Commerce, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat
09/11/2019 - 10/11/2019
11:00 पूर्वाह्न - 4:30 अपराह्न
Bookaroo - Festival of Children’s Literature

The two-day BookarooChildren’s Literature Festival was organised by IGNCA Regional Centre Vadodara, in collaboration with the Alembic Group, Vadodara. It included a series of workshops, storytelling sessions, drama and art and craft activities for children aged 4-14 years. The broad aim of the literature festival was to instil a love for books in children, promote reading habits from a very young age and inculcate/ develop writing and public speaking skills in children.


Contact :
+ 91 7567895399- Resourceperson from Bookaroo Trust (Regional Centre, Vadodara)


Venue:  Space Studio, Alembic City, Vadodara, Gujarat
16/10/2019
11:00 पूर्वाह्न - 12:30 अपराह्न
Public lecture on Gandhi on Art and Gandhi in Art

The talk is planned as one of the events under the 150th year birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi. It shall explore ‘Gandhi’s ideas on art’ and also make a brief survey of the representations of ‘Gandhi in art’ using various anecdotes and examples of works created by various artists.

The lecture will be delivered by Shri Piyush Thakkar, Assistant Professor, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara.


Contact :
07405091512, 07567895399 (Regional Centre, Vadodara)

Note: This event is being organised by Regional Centre, Vadodara in collaboration with the Ipcowala Santram College of Fine Arts, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat


Venue:  Ipcowala Santram College of Fine Arts, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Vadodara Gujarat
15/10/2019
6:00 अपराह्न - 8:00 अपराह्न
Celebrating Vijayadashmi - the Festival of Art and Learning

Public Lecture on, Art & Society with special reference to Performing Arts by Dr. S.D. Desai, Art Critic and Scholar.

Followed by dance performances in Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam and Kathak.

Contact : 07405091512, 07567895399 (Regional Centre, Vadodara)

Note: This event is being organised by Regional Centre, Vadodara in collaboration with the O.N.G.C. Officers Club, Vadodara.


Venue:  O.N.G.C. Auditorium, O.N.G.C. Officers Club, Vadodara
10/10/2019
11:00 पूर्वाह्न - 12:30 अपराह्न
Lecture Demonstration on The Journey of Garba from Religious to Social

Thelecture demonstration threw light on the nuances of Garba Dance, its various forms from Prachin (old) to Arvachin(new) with peculiar dance steps under each form. Smt. Parul Patel also explained the religious and social significance of these steps and differences under various communities. The event was held by Regional Centre, Vadodarain collaboration with the Postal Training Centre, Karelibaug, Vadodara.

Contact : 07405091512, 07567895399 (Regional Centre, Vadodara)

Note: This event is being organised by Regional Centre, Vadodara in collaboration with the Postal Training Centre, Vadodara


Venue:  Auditorium, Postal Training Centre, Karelibagh, Vadodara, Gujarat
27/09/2019
5:00 अपराह्न - 7:00 अपराह्न
Public Lecture series titled Shri Gurubhyo Namaha

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), Regional Centre – Vadodara, In collaboration with, Institute of Leadership & Governance (ILG), The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara

Lecture Demonstration on “Contribution of Padmabhushan Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam in Revival of ‘108 Karanas of Natyashastra’ and its implementation in Bharatanatyam”

Resource person: Dr. Smruti Vaghela, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Dance, Faculty of Performing Arts, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara.


Contact :
+917567895399; +917405091512


Venue:  Management Development Center Auditorium, First Floor, Institute of Leadership and Governance, opposite University Head Office, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat
16/09/2019 - 18/09/2019
6:00 अपराह्न - 9:00 अपराह्न
Pravaah : A 3 day 'Film Festival' showcasing Films by IGNCA

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), Regional Centre – Vadodara, In collaboration with, Urmi School and Hostel, BRG Group, Sama-Savli Road, Vadodara.

16th September –Opening Film –

– Rejuvenating the Arts – A film on IGNCA
– Leela in Kheriya – directed by Molly Kaushal
– Mighty Brahmaputra – directed by Bappa Ray

17th September –

– Kashi Ganga Vishweshwarai- directed By Radhika Chandrasekhar
– The Magic of Making an IGNCA documentary on K.G Subramanyan – directed by Goutam Ghose

18th September –

– Pavitra Bhugol – directed by Sidharth Kak
– Kashi ki Aitihasikta – directed By Arjun Pandey
– Closing Film- Bali Yatra – They say, they came from India – directed by Dr. Gautam Chatterjee


Contact :
 +917567895399; +917405091512


Venue:  Urmi School & Hostel, Sama Savli Road, near Flyover, Sama, Vadodara, Gujarat
06/09/2019 - 20/09/2019
11:00 पूर्वाह्न - 1:00 अपराह्न
Museums and Infographics


Venue:  Vadodara, Gujarat
25/08/2019
11:00 पूर्वाह्न - 1:00 अपराह्न
Museum walk and storytelling for young children

This museum walk was conducted by IGNCA Regional Centre, Vadodara in collaboration with the Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Vadodara and ‘EkKhwaish’, a Baroda based NGO for their group of underprivileged children. The museum walks include facts about the museum and stories about its collections. The main objective remains to reach out to as many people as possible. Considering the comprehension level of these children, the sessionsare delivered in Hindi. After the museum walk, the children solve activity sheets which are also prepared in Hindi to cater to their learning needs.

Contact No – 07567895399 (Regional Centre, Vadodara)


Venue:  Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, University Road, Dak Bunglaw, Sayajiganj, Vadodara, Gujarat
05/08/2019 - 17/08/2019
10:30 पूर्वाह्न - 5:30 अपराह्न
RE-ORG INDIA International Workshop

The twelve day workshop was conducted as a collaboration between IGNCA Delhi, ICCROM, Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, and IGNCA Regional Centre Vadodara. It was a capacity building programme for museum professionals that imparted knowledge and skills on re-organisation of museum storages.

Resource persons : Gael de Guichen (ICCROM, Rome), Florence Bertin (Paris) and Aida Nunes (Portugal)

Team from IGNCA New Delhi : Dr.Achal Pandya, Head, Conservation, IGNCA, New Delhi, and his team members including – Mr Jitendra, Mr Satendra and Mr Anil Dwivedi.


Venue:  Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, University Road, Dak Bunglaw, Sayajiganj, Vadodara, Gujarat
22/07/2019 - 26/07/2019
10:00 पूर्वाह्न - 1:00 अपराह्न
Workshop on 'Applied Natya Therapy'

The workshop was an integrated programme by NariSamvaadPrakalp, IGNCA, New Delhi, IGNCA – Regional Centre, Vadodara and the Department of Dramatics, Faculty of Performing Arts, MSU, Baroda. It is an interdisciplinary project in which the participants learn the confluence of Neuro Science and Psychotherapy that can help create an evidence based approach to healing. The programme aims at establishing a relationship between psychotherapy and Bharata’sNatyaShastra.


Contact No :
7567895399


Venue:  Department of Dramatics, Faculty of Performing Arts, MS University of Baroda, Gujarat
06/07/2019 - 12/07/2019
10:30 पूर्वाह्न - 5:00 अपराह्न
A Paper Mache Workshop

The workshopwas a collaboration betweenIGNCA Regional Centre, Vadodara, and the Mural Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU. It aimed to create an opportunity for the students of Fine Arts to learn the traditional craft techniques of paper mache.


Contact No –
07567895399


Venue:  Mural Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Pratapganj, Vadodara, Gujarat
30/06/2019
11:00 पूर्वाह्न - 1:00 अपराह्न
Museum Walk and Storytelling Session for Young Children

This museum walk was conducted by IGNCA Regional Centre, Vadodara in collaboration with the Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Vadodara and Heena Foundation, a Baroda based NGO for their group of underprivileged children.

Resource person: Dr KanikaMondal


Venue:  Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Vadodara
16/06/2019
11:00 पूर्वाह्न - 12:30 अपराह्न
A Father’s Day Special

ThisFather’s Day special activity was planned to celebrate fatherhood in the museum. The underpinning thought was to encourage fathers to bring their kids to the museum.This was a special programme where the walk was structured around the prominent role of fathers in bringing up children. The walk was conducted by RC Vadodara in collaboration with Maharaja Fatesingh Museum, Vadodara.

Resource person : Dr KanikaMondal


Venue:  Maharaja Fatesingh Museum, Vadodara
09/06/2019
11:00 पूर्वाह्न - 1:00 अपराह्न
Museum Walk and Storytelling Session for Children

This museum walk was conducted by RC Vadodara in collaboration with Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Vadodara and the NGO – Heena Foundation. The walk was conducted on similar lines as all previous walks for children from various local NGOs

Contact No –  7567895399


Venue:  Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Vadodara, Gujarat
02/06/2019
11:00 पूर्वाह्न - 1:00 अपराह्न
Museum Walk and Storytelling Session for Children

This museum walk was a second collaboration with the Youth Humanity Foundation, after the first one on 19th May at the Baroda Museum. This too was planned for a group of underprivileged children from their spot in Warasia

Contact No – 07567895399


Venue:  Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, University Road, Dak Bunglaw, Sayajiganj, Vadodara, Gujarat
19/05/2019
11:00 पूर्वाह्न - 12:30 अपराह्न
Museum Walk and Storytelling Session for Young Children

To continue our International Museum Day celebrations, another museum walk was conducted by RC Vadodara for a group of underprivileged children at the Baroda Museum. The walk was conducted in collaboration with the Youth Foundation, a local NGO and Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Vadodara

Contact No – 07567895399


Venue:  Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Vadodara, Gujarat
18/05/2019
3:30 अपराह्न - 5:00 अपराह्न
Museum Walk and Storytelling Session for Families

To commemorate International Museum Day which is celebrated the world over on 18th May every year, a family programme was conducted by RC Vadodara in collaboration with the Maharaja Fatesingh Museum. It included a guided walk-through of the museum and shared anecdotes from the lives of various rulers from the Gaekwad family, the erstwhile rulers of Baroda. Prominently, it discussed the history and evolution of the city of Baroda and the contributions of the Gaekwads, till the present day context.


Contact No –
7567895399


Venue:  Maharaja Fatesingh Museum, Vadodara, Gujarat
04/05/2019
11:00 पूर्वाह्न - 12:30 अपराह्न
Buddhist Art: Symbolism and Mythology

The museum walk explored mythological stories and symbolism related to Buddhist art and philosophy. It began with historical narratives and various incidents from the life of Gautam Buddha and proceeded to explain the symbolic representations of these characters and images in the sculptures and other artworks displayed in the museum galleries. It was held by RC Vadodara in collaboration with the Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Vadodara.

 Resource person:Mr.Sudip Das,Asst. Professor, Department of Art History and Aesthetics, Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda

Contact No – 91- 7567895399


Venue:  Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, University Road, Dak Bunglaw, Sayajiganj, Vadodara
03/05/2019 - 08/05/2019
10:30 पूर्वाह्न - 12:30 अपराह्न
Exhibition of SAMPARK Summer Camp

On the completion of the five-day summer camp SAMPARK 2019 (from 22nd-27th April), which was a collaboration between IGNCA Vadodara Regional Centre and the Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Vadodara, an exhibition was organised at the museum’s exhibition hall. The exhibition displayed the artworks created by the children during the camp.


Venue:  Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Vadodara
22/04/2019 - 27/04/2019
10:30 पूर्वाह्न - 12:30 अपराह्न
SAMPARK Summer 2019

A five-day summer camp SAMPARK 2019 (from 22nd-27th April), was organised as a collaboration between IGNCA Regional Centre, Vadodara and the Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Vadodara for childrenaged 7-14 years. It included five activities: Mask-making, puppet making, origami, calligraphy and clay modelling. All the activities were designed around the museum’s collection on display.


Venue:  Temporary Exhibition Hall, Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Vadodara
16/04/2019
11:00 पूर्वाह्न - 12:30 अपराह्न
PatanPatola- Silk Craft of Gujarat

The lecture was conducted by IGNCA Regional Centre, Vadodara in collaboration with the Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery. The lecture began with a brief introduction to textiles in general and the peculiar characteristics of ‘PatanPatola’, followed by the screening of the documentary film on the topic. Mr.Salvi spoke on various aspects of the craft and displayed some of his Patola saris and natural die samples.

Resource Person : Dr. M. Balamani, an eminent art historian based in Baroda.
Guest of Honour : Mr.KannaiyalalSalvi, a master weaver of PatanPatola.


Venue:  Auditorium, Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Vadodara
20/07/2015 - 25/07/2015
11:00 पूर्वाह्न - 6:00 अपराह्न
Africans in India: A Rediscovery a travelling exhibition

Africans in India: A Rediscovery a travelling exhibition put together by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi and the Schomburg Centre for Research in Black Culture, New York, retraces the lives and achievements of some of the talented and prominent Africans of yesterday who became an integral part of the socio-cultural heritage of India. In association with Faculty of Fine Arts, The M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, the exhibition will be showcased at the Exhibition Hall and Pushpa Baug Building of the Faculty.

 The event will be inaugurated on 20 July 2015 by an eminent artist, Prof. Jyoti Bhatt at 5:00 p.m

Press Update

Exhibition Hall and Pushpa Baug Building, Faculty of Fine Arts, Prof. C.C Mehta Road, M.S.U Campus, Sayajigunj, Vadodara, Gujarat 390002 Time: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Contact Information (Faculty of Fine Arts, Vadodara):   RSVP: 0265-2795520

Email: econtact-ffa@msubaroda.ac.in
Website link: www.msubaroda.ac.in


Venue:  Exhibition Hall and Pushpa Baug Building, Faculty of Fine Arts, Prof. C.C Mehta Road, M.S.U Campus, Sayajigunj, Vadodara, Gujarat
29/12/2014 - 30/12/2014
All Day
Two day National Seminar on ‘Indian Arts enshrined in Textual Traditions: with special reference to Gujarat’ - Organized by Kalakosa of IGNCA, New Delhi in association with Oriental Institute, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara

Introduction by Deven Patel

Presentations by Speakers

1 R.K. Panda — Jain Mahakavyas of Gujarat
2 Shweta Jejurkar – Iconographical Peculiarities of Surya With Special Reference to Suryopanisad

Presentation 01  |  02

3 Sharmila Bagchi — Jain Sanskrit Dramatists of Medieval Gujarat
4 Meena Pathak — Sthalapurana, Jnatipuran and Mahatmyas of Gujarat: An Overview

Presentation

5 Sweta Prajapati — Vijnaptipatras: Socio-cultural portrait of Western India
Presentation 01 |  02 |  03 |  04

6 Mahesh Champaklal — Purvaranga in Bhavai
7 Parul Shah — Dance in Gujarat : From Then to Now

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8 Gaurang Bhavsar & Kedar Mukadam — Lokvadhyas of Gujarat
9 Ratan Parimoo — Jain Manuscript Paintings

Presentation 01 |  02

10 Dipak Kannal — Yaska and His Nirukta: Origin of Indian Iconography
11 Reena N. Bhatiya — Revitalization of Saudagiri: The Trade Textile of Gujarat

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12 Kaladhar Mutwa — Embroidery and Textile Tradition of Banni and Kutch

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13 Jayram Poduval — Shift of Patronage: Development of the Art of Book in Gujarat
14 Ambika Patel — Buddhist Art and Architecture of Gujarat
15 Rajesh Kelkar — Gujarat: Contribution to Indian Musicology


Venue:  Oriental Institute, MS university, Vadodara