SAT | FEB 23, PATNA
Baul Gyan by Parvathy Baul
Parvathy Baul mesmerised the audience with spiritual songs and dances from the Baul tradition along with poetry renditions of Yogis, Sufis and Mystics.
SUN | FEB 09-26, PATNA
Manushya Aur Prakriti
In collaboration with Bihar Museum, ‘Manushya Aur Prakriti’, an exhibition of Intaglios and Serigraphs of Padma Shri Jyoti Bhatt was presented. The exhibition was curated by noted art critic and curator, Uma Nair.
SAT | FEB 01-14, SIWAN
1st Arthshila Ceramics Symposium
Arthshila Ceramics Symposium was held at Arthshila Art Studios in Parivartan, Bihar. 10 acclaimed artists from across India participated in the symposium and spent 15 days in the rural interiors of Bihar creating sublime ceramic artworks.
SAT | JAN 25, PATNA
Vidrohi Shahiri Jalsa
Lokshahir Sambhaji Bhagat has reintroduced thousands of years old folk music tradition of Maharashtra ‘Shahiri’ which flourished in times of Shivaji Maharaj and still continues. He presented this tradition during his performance at Bihar Museum on 25 January 2020.
SUN | DEC 08, PATNA
An internationally acclaimed historian Prof. Rudrangshu Mukherjee who is the Professor and Chancellor of Ashoka University delivered a lecture on ‘Gandhi’s India’ which was organized by Arthshila.
SUN | DEC 01, PATNA
The Kutle Khan Project
Arthshila organized a musical event by the ‘The Kutle Khan Project’ which is a unique group of Rajasthani folk musicians led by the great Kutle Khan, a multi-talented folk musician which was held at Patna Science College, Campus.
SAT | NOV 30, PATNA
100 Years of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
Arthshila, Sahmat and Bihar Museum was organized a lecture of Prof. K.L. Tuteja in solidarity of 100 Years of jallianwala Bagh Massacre. He delivered the lecture on ‘Significance of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre’. On this occasion, Chaar Yaar group presented a musical show on the spirit of patriotism, Songs of Struggle.
SUN | NOV 17-30, PATNA
Pillars of an Artscape
Arthshila, Visva-Bharti University, Santiniketan and Bihar Museum presented an exhibition named ‘Pillars of an Artscape’ on the occasion of 100 years of Kalabhavana.
SAT | OCT 19-20, PATNA
Do Din Kavita Ke
Arthshila, in collaboration with Raza Foundation organized a two day Youth Poetry festival named ‘ Do Din Kavita Ke’ at Bihar Museum. Festival was inaugurated by eminent Cultural Critic Shri Ashok Vajpeyi.
SAT | OCT 19-NOV 03, PATNA
The Last Supper
Arthshila, The Seagull Foundation for the Arts and Bihar Museum presented an art exhibition named ‘The Last Supper’ a series of reverse paintings on acrylic by Indian contemporary artist Mrs. Madhavi Parekh.
SUN | SEP 29-OCT 16, PATNA
An Art Exhibition
Arthshila, The Seagull Foundation for the Arts and Bihar Museum presented an art exhibition on ‘The Ambivalent Gesture’ by K.G. Subramanyan, ‘Wounded Realms-Images of Concern’ by S. K. Sahajahan and ’ Untold Stories’ by Mahmud Husain Laskar.
SUN | SEP 22, PATNA
An Evening of Classical Dance
Classical dance evening by versatile and vivacious Kathak dancer, Ms. Elisha Deep Garg, one of the favorite student of Pandit Birju Maharaj and Odissi dance by Ms. Arushi Mudgal, disciple of Vidushi Madhavi Mudgal .
SUN | SEP 08, PATNA
Black & White
“Black and White” is a collage of performance on screen and stage. Aided by mega screen audio-visuals, the performers on stage blend with the celluloid, making music come alive on stage. The presentation format was reminiscent of a stage musical where the singers “acted” the characters.
SAT | JUL 20, PATNA
Indian Classical Music Concert
A Hindustani Classical Music Concert by artistes of younger generation was organised on 20th July, 2019 at Bihar Museum, Patna. The first performance was by Shri Saket Sahu on Violin. Shri Rupak Bhattacharjee accompanied him on Tabla. The second performance was vocal music by Shri Sameehan Kashalkar. He was accompanied by Shri Sanjoy Adhikary on Tabla and Shri Vinay Mishra on Harmonium.
SUN | JUN 23, PATNA
Stories in a Song
The play ‘Stories in a Song’ was the narration of stories of the struggles and hardships faced by the Indian musicians in the making of music, both real and imaginary. ‘Stories in a Song’ was a collage of dramatized episodes that blend theatre, music, and literature. It was directed by Mr. Sunil Shanbag, conceived by Mrs. Shubha Mudgal and Mr. Aneesh Pradhan.
WED | FEB 27-15, Siwan
Arthshila Sculpture Symposium 2019
The 15 days Sculpture Symposium was curated by eminent Sculptor Shri Robin David whose experience spans over four illustrious decades.
FRI | MAR 01, PATNA
‘Jashn-E-NauBahar’ was organised by Arthshila in collaboration with Jashn-E-Bahar Trust to retain and promote the mushtarka tehzeeb in Patna.
FRI | FEB 08, PATNA
World Music And Sufi Concert
World Music and Sufi Concert were presented by Mr. Tajdar Junaid and friends. Mr. Tajdar Junaid is a multi-instrumentalist, Songwriter, Composer, Producer and dedicated to exploring the new and uncharted territories of sound.
WED | JAN 30, PATNA
Har Katara Toofan
‘Har Qatra Toofan’ is a collection of writings by women, who view Gandhi from different perspectives and this Performative reading presented by Raschakra.
SUN | DEC 15-16, PATNA
Asian Short and Documentary Film Festival was organized in collaboration with National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. Alpavirama is a two-day Short and Documentary Film Festival that celebrates the idea of short films and reaffirms our faith in the power of storytelling.
SAT | DEC 08, PATNA
Note by Note
The India Story 1947-2017 is a book written by Ms. Seema Chishti, Mr. Ankur Bhardwaj and Mr. Sushant Singh. This is the story of journey that explains the social, cultural and political aspects of India by linking the events of each year to a significant film song.
SUN | DEC 02-31, PATNA
Three Santiniketan Artists Exhibition
Arthshila, The Seagull Foundation for the Arts and Bihar Museum presented an exhibition on ‘The war of the Relics’ by K.G. Subramanyan’s mural, ‘The Tea Garden Journal’ by Somnath Hore and ‘The Broken Foot Journal’ by Reba Hore.
TUE | NOV 27-11, PATNA
Arthshila Sculpture Symposium
The Symposium brought together nine renowned sculptors and one painter—three from Europe and seven from India. This Symposium was curated by noted metal artist Shri K.S. Radhakrishnan.
SAT | NOV 17-18, PATNA
Arthshila Sangeet Samaroh
Musical evening with Carnatic vocal recitals by Shri Abhishek Raghuram, Pandit Tejendra Narayan Majumdar presented evening ragas. Shri Kumar Mardur presented Hindustani Classical music and Shri Abhimanyu Lal and Smt. Vidha Lal performed Kathak dance.
SAT | OCT 13, PATNA
Rajasthani Folk Music and Dance
Rajasthani Folk Music by Shri Bhutte Khan Manganiar and Kalbelia dance by Kalbelia dancers form Manganiar group.
TUE | OCT 09-15, SIWAN
Mezzot India 2018
“Mezzot” India 2018—the first International Mezzotint Printart Festival in India was organized by Arthshila at Parivartan, Siwan.
SUN | SEP 16-30, PATNA
M.F. Husain Exhibition
An Exhibition of original imprints of a legendary Artist M.F Husain
SUN | SEP 09, PATNA
Dhuno Ki Yatra
‘Dhuno Ki Yatra’ is the book written by Sri. Pankaj Rag on the musicians of Hindi film and he presented it through using Audio of Hindi songs.
WED | AUG 15, PATNA
Topi Ki Dastaan
“Topi ki Dastaan” is based on a Hindi novel, “Topi Shukla”, which was written Dr. Rahi Masoom Raza. Wings Cultural Society adapted and performed it in the form of Dastangoi.
SAT | JULY 28, PATNA
Indian Classical Music Concert
Indian Classical Vocal Music by Sri Ramakant Gaikwad and Bansuri vadan by Smt. Debopriya & Smt. Suchismita Chaterjee.
SUN | JUN 24-JULY 08, PATNA
Vanishing Lines: the Changing and Merging Urban Spaces
A photography exhibition of six young photographers from June 24, 2018 to July 8, 2018.
SUN | JUN 11-20, SIWAN
1st All India Art Students Camp
The 1st All India Art Students Camp was held at Parivartan, Siwan. 38 students from 19 colleges from various parts of India participated in this camp.
SUN | MAY 27, PATNA
Classical Music Concert
A Classical Music concert of Pt. Satyasheel Deshpande was organized and dedicated to the memory of Late Gajendra Narayan Singh.
SAT | APR 28-MAY 13, PATNA
International Artists Symposium Exhibition
The idea of the International Artists Symposium which was organized at Parivartan Campus, from February 18 to March 4, 2018, was to bring together art forms practiced by artists
SUN | FEB 18-MAR 04, SIWAN
1st International Artists Symposium
The Symposium brought together 15 international artists who engaged in ceramics, graphic arts and painting.
SUN | JAN 28, PATNA
Sufi music performance by Chaar Yaar.
SAT | NOV 04-05, PATNA
Arthshila Sangeet Samaroh
An evening of classical music by Pandit Shubhendra Rao on Sitar, Vidushi Bombay Jayshree vocalist Karnatak music, Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar vocalist Hindustani classical music and Vanashree Rao Contemporary dance.
FRI | NOV 03-15, PATNA
Drawings of Women by K.G Subramanyam
Seagull ,Takshila Educational Society and Bihar Lalit Kala Academy in collaboration present an Exhibition, a Lecture and the screening of a documentary.
FRI | OCT 13-15, PATNA
Talks workshop for Choir students and Music Department followed by performance of Songs of Lamentation in remembrance of innocent lives lost during the Battle of Karbala In Performance—Askari Naqvi
SAT | OCT 07, PATNA
Framing The Living Traditions
Photography Exhibition curated by Aditya Arya.
SUN | AUG 20, PATNA
Smart India Strategic Management In The Art of Theatre
Smart core team workshops for Theatre Makers across Bihar for better management of theatre and its practices.
SAT | AUG 19, PATNA
Play “Haan Mai Savitri Bai Phule”
A life sketch of the legendary educationist and women rights activist of the pre Independence era, Savitri Bai Phule
SUN | JUL 23, PATNA
Performative readings of works of the nineteenth and twentieth century written by Muslim women writers.
SUN | APR 30, PATNA
Chand Roz Aur Meri Jaan
Dramatized presentation of letters exchanged between wife Alys and the great Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz when in exile. Presented by Wings Cultural Society.
MON | JAN 30, PATNA
Commemoration of 100th Year of Satyagraha
Release of Takshila Yearbook on Gandhi by Shri Razi Ahmad ǁ Gandhi: The Melody of Peace: Musical Presentation by students of DPS Patna ǁ Dastan-e-Gandhi by Fouzia Dastango & Fazal Rashid
FRI | DEC 2-9, PATNA
Anne Frank—A History for Today
Exhibition on Anne Frank.
MON | NOV 28-29, PATNA
Yorkstone Thorne Khan
James Yorkston, Jon Thorne and Suhail Yusuf Khan—workshop with students.
SAT | AUG 27, PATNA
Piyush Mishra in conversation with Vidya Shah.