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ONLINE NAIMISHA 2020- Summer Art Program

      HEADLINES:

National Gallery of Modern Art to run  ONLINE NAIMISHA 2020- Summer Art Program from 8th June to 3rd July 2020

      WHY IN NEWS:

Four workshops will be organized  under ONLINE NAIMISHA 2020 Program

MINISTRY? :- Ministry of Culture
SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 1:Culture

      LEARNING: 

For PRELIMS it is important to understand the objective of this initiative.

      ISSUE: 

National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi has announced ONLINE NAIMISHA 2020- Summer Art Program from 8th June 2020 to 3rd July 2020.

ONLINE NAIMISHA 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.
  • NGMA is making an endeavour to host its most popular summer art program NAIMISHA digitally.

AIM:

  • The month-long ONLINE summer program by NGMA, New Delhi is an initiative to provide a chance to its participants to create and learn from practicing artists.
  • Four inclusive workshops have been planned by NGMA to engage and increase engagement virtually.

In the online NAIMISH 2020 program, four workshops will be organized entitled:

  • Painting workshop,
  • Sculpture workshop,
  • Printmaking and
  • Indrajaal – The Magic of Art (Interdisciplinary creative workshop to understand Freedom).

MEANING OF NAIMISHA :

The title of the program NAIMISHA-represents a sacred place where people offer their shraddha or devotion.  

      IASbhai WINDUP: 

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART: 

THE PRINCIPAL AIMS AND OBJECTIVES ARE:

  • To acquire and preserve works of modern art from 1850s onward
  • To organize, maintain and develop galleries for permanent display
  • To organize special exhibitions not only in its own premises but in other parts of the country and abroad.
  • To develop an education and documentation centre in order to acquire, maintain and preserve documents relating to works of modern art
  • To develop a specialized library of books, periodicals, photographs and other audio visual materials
  • To organize lectures, seminars and conferences, and to encourage higher studies and research in the field of art history, art criticism, art appreciation, museology and the inter-relations on visual and performing arts.
SUGGESTED READING : http://ngmaindia.gov.in/ 
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