Kala ghoda Art Festival 2015


“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.”
-Pablo Picasso
At Kala Ghoda Arts Festival the little people have special precedence - a space where they can learn, laugh, dance and play. Come and participate in workshops and shows that are specially designed to interest curious and cheerful minds. We take no registrations and the children are welcome on first come - first serve basis.

Our thematic for the 2015 festival is ‘TOUCH OF JOY’. Little artists come together to spread the love of Art. We look forward to seeing you at our workshops at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maha Vastu Sangrahalaya Gardens, Kitab Khana and Horniman Circle Gardens.

All registrations for Children's Events will begin half an hour before each workshop time at the CMVS Museum Gardens. Entry on a first come first serve basis.

Please Register for all literature kids events by emailing litkidskgaf15@gmail.com with “Register” and the name of the session in the subject line.

Note: All Programs are subject to change.

Happy Stories from By The Sea

11.00 am - 12.00 noon at Museum Gardens


A fun & interactive way of telling stories and conveying a message to children, using colourful props & aids (2.5 to 5yrs) 

Enid Blyton’s picnic

11.30 am - 1.00 pm at Kitab Khana


Put out the red checked cloth and prepare for a most scrumptious picnic at this cooking cum story-reading from much loved Enid Blyton stories (8yrs+) 

Workshop by Arzan Khambatta and Sunil Padwal

12.00 noon - 1.00 pm at Museum Gardens


Arzan Khambatta and Sunil Padwal guide kids to make their own 3D human figures in the form of Totem Poles (7 to 15yrs) 

Toon Factory

2.00 pm - 3.00 pm at Museum Gardens


This is a fun, interactive comic-making workshop. Participants will learn about different elements that make a comic - story, dialogues, art, etc. and how they can make a comic of their own (10yrs+) 

Robotics for Children

4.00 pm - 5.00 pm at Museum Gardens


A great activity for kids! Building and Programing Working Robots in fun manner (9 to 14yrs) 

Building Mind, Body & Soul through Theatre

5.00 pm - 6.00 pm at Museum Gardens


Dr. Tushar Guha's Nrityanjali's program helps children connect body & mind with self and others. It develops creativity and techniques to build thinking capacity and to be adaptable. This learning will then be connected to their behaviour and emotions (8 to16yrs) 

Going Wild

10:30 am - 11:30 am at Kitab Khana


Follow the adventures of a baby flamingo and lion cubs and get a whole lot of cool wildlife info with author Shamim Padamsee based on her books - Little Flamingo Searches for Food + Watch out. (Ages 4+) 

The Fantastic Adventures of Uncle Leo

4.00 pm - 5.00 pm at Kitab Khana


The fascinating Uncle Leo has flown a cloud, been shot from a cannon and even turned into a cockroach! Israeli author Yannets Levi reveals how his own real-life experiences turned into fantasy books. (Ages 7+) 

Raza’s Bindu

5.00 pm - 6.00 pm at Kitab Khana


Discover the world of Syed Haider Raza’s dots, explore his masterpieces and create your own in the book launch and ‘I am an Artist’ session by Ritu Khoda and Vanita Pai. (Ages 8+)