Punjab Art Initiative 2017
1 Nov-15 Dec 2017

VR Punjab brings to you the Punjab Art Initiative, Punjab’s largest Community Art Festival, from 1st November to 15th December, 2017.

Punjab Art Initiative will feature a wonderful collection of installations and fine art created by the most prominent and promising artists from across India namely George Martin, Murali Cheerooth, Vikash Kalra, Nilesh Kinkale, Yati Jaiswal and many more. Students from institutes including the Government College Of Art, Chandigarh, the College of Architecture, Lalit Kala Akademi, College Of Art, Delhi and JJ School Of Art Mumbai will also share space with several independent artists over the duration of the festival. The Initiative will host a plethora of exciting events and activities through the duration like the Basement Art Project, Live Portrait Making, Children’s Art Competition and even performance Art by Chandigargh based Manjot Kaur who recently showcased her work at the Swiss Biennale 2017.

Come and experience a kaleidoscope of live music, art performances, and over 100 works of fabulous art from across India.
Event Schedule 

1st Nov to 15th Dec, 10AM to 10PM

Art exhibition showcasing over 100 pieces of fine art and installation art 


1st Nov, 6PM Onwards

  • Unveiling of the VR Art Car Project
  • Live Performance by The Local Train, Punjab
  • Performance Art by Bangaluru based artist, Murali Cheeroth

4th November 

  • Saturday night Live – Art Festival Special

11th – 12th November

  • Performance Art by Manjot Kaur Recipient of the Lalit Kala Akademi Scholarship, Chandigarh

18th – 19th November

  • Live Portrait Making

25th – 27th November

  • The Basement Wall Art Project by students of Government College Of Art

2nd – 3rd December

  • Punjab in Focus’ Photography Contest Winners Announcement
  • Photography Exhibition

10th December

  • Children's Day Special Art Competition

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