Rajasthan Travel Guide

Jawahar Kala Kendra

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Jawahar Kala Kendra called JKK in short, is known as a multi arts centre. It is situated in beautiful city of Jaipur. Rajasthan government build it with an aim of preserving Rajasthani arts and crafts. Jawahar Kala Kendra or JKK has been divided into eight blocks housing museums and one amphi theatre. Other facilities are also there in JKK which includes closed auditorium, library, arts display rooms, cafeteria, small hostel and art-studio. With two beautiful permanent art galleries and three other galleries, it hosts its own theater festival every year.

In Jawahar Kala Kendra, there is always something cultural and innovative happens like drama festivals, music performances, art exhibitions, craft fairs, workshops, discussions and seminars or films and film screenings. This multi arts centre caters all the needs of the artists and make them to perform full to there potential.

Alankar Museum

The Alankar Museum, a permanent exhibition space at JKK consists of two floors. The exhibits on ground floor are of variety of sizes and stylistic denominations. There are some large sized, carved wooden doors, noble furniture items, pots (metallic, papier mâche, ceramics, ), terracotta artifacts and also a few depicting statues of Hindu deities i.e Lord Ganesha, Krishna and, Durga (various reincarnations of goddess Durga i.e. Ma Kali and other gods-goddesses worshiped in Rajasthan including Ramdeoji, and Pabuji as well).

The wooden swing, the collection of ceramics, decorative boxes, carved wooden furniture and statues and icons of Rajasthani as well as spiritualistic thought could be considered to provide the focus for the display.

The first floor also exhibits a significant collection of various articles and represents the traditional system of rural living and the indigenous contents of Rajasthan and Rajasthani folks, with a considerable number of displays on cottage industry and agricultural system prevalent in Rajasthan. The exhibits here are mainly the belongings used in Rajasthani houses, particularly in the villages or country-side. The collection here mainly contains hookah, lanterns, embossed pitchers and duvets.

Jaipur is well connected by road , rail and air.

Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur

Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur

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