Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Rajasthani Folk Heroes, Grants and Scholarships

Julla with laquered wood. Rajasthan, Northwest India. (Ref: IN306)

A new exhibition, likely to interest readers of the SAALG blog, entitled: Rajasthani Folk Heroes & Recent Acquisitions, has just opened in Norwich at The South Asian Decorative Arts & Crafts Collection (SADACC).  
SAALG members are warmly invited to view new acquisitions in the gallery, and the Rajasthani exhibition at:
The Old Skating Rink Gallery
34-36 Bethel Street
Norwich, NR2 1NR 
01603 663890

Samples of Rajasthani art and crafts and recent acquisitions in the collection include:  
Tribal Dolls From Banswara or Dunghaphur, Rajasthan. (Ref: IN247)
 Bullock-Cart Driver - Patna School c.1820
Admission is free and the opening times are 9.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday and 9.30am to 5.30pm on Saturdays. The gallery is closed on Bank Holidays and Sundays. 

Travel Grants and Scholarships
In addition, student readers of this blog will be interested in the travel and educational scholarships and grants SADACC funds each year for postgraduate study of the decorative arts, crafts and culture of South Asia.   Preference is usually given to students from the Eastern region of the UK.   For further details,  contact, supplying information on your interests and experience.

The SADACC Trust is a registered charity (RCN: 1137415) funded primarily by Country and Eastern Ltd.

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