Kala ghoda Art Festival 2014


“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 2014 festival is 'MINI MOMENTUM’. We look forward to seeing you at our workshops at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maha Vastu Sangrahalaya Gardens.

This year for the first time at the Children's venue, we have...

The exhibit will be held at the Museum Gardens and will be open to the public from Feb 1st to 9th. The Installations will be done by students of various schools and also individual children who will be exhibiting as well as competing for the best Installation trophy! 
The schools participating include - Aditya Birla World Academy, Ascend Int. School, B.D.Somani Int. School, Dhirubhai Ambani Int. School, Ecole Mondiale  Fazlani L'Academie Globale, Hillspring Int. School, MIT Vishwashanti Gurukul, Shardabai Pawar Vidya Niketan, Singapore Int., St. Mary's School ICSE, Pali Chimbai Municipal School (Aseema Charitable Trust), Utpal Sanghvi School. Individual Entries - Avantika Avalokitaa, Chayn S. Kohli, Leia Tyebjee, Vihaan S. Kohli, Mallika Viniet.

Kitab Khana is where we host several children's literature workshops.

Please register with your child's name and age at litkidskgaf14@gmail.com for all the Kitab Khana programs.

Acknowledgements : mycity4kids.com, Saevus Wildlife India, Aarti Gambhir, Arushi Khandelwal, Radhika Warerkar

Acknowledgements for Children's Literature : Parinita Shetty, Sonali Jain, Kitab Khana, Society of Children's Writers & Illustrators (SWBWI-India), French Embassy & French Institute, DSP Limited Singapore and Sangeeta Bhansali (Kahani Tree).

All registrations for Children's Events will begin half an hour before each workshop time at the Museum Gardens Venue.

Workshop with Aditya Birla World Academy Only

11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Museum Gardens

The students of ABWA will mould a Traditional Horse ’Bankura’ with clay and will also learn and create some Indian folk art! 

Toys from Trash

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm at Museum Gardens

Kids can make toys from objects of their day-to-day use! By Chitrapatang Art Workshops.

Age Group: 10 years and above

Cartoon Stickers

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at Museum Gardens

Children will create their own cartoon magnet stickers! By Chitrapatang Art Workshops.

Age Group: 8 to 12 years

Enjoy Science Theatre with Science Utsav

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at Museum Gardens

Can have fun while understanding the concept of 'Air and Aerodynamics '. They will watch an innovative science show and participate in hands on activities.

Age Group: 6 to 14 years

Make your own audio book with Karadi Tales

4:00 pm to 4:45 pm at KitabKhana

Make up a story, add the sound, mix in some music an voila you have yourself and audio book.

Age Group: 8 years and above

About Timmi in Tangles and Monster hunts!

5:00 pm to 5:45 pm at KitabKhana

Two funny and fun authors Shals Mahajan (Timmi in Tangles) and Parinita Shetty (The Monster Hunters) provide a whole lot of fun introducing you to a host of cool characters like Idli-amma and Juju the giant and encouraging you create your own.

Age Group: 7 years and above

Chocolate Inventions

6:00 pm to 6:45 pm at KitabKhana

Step into the world of Charlie and his chocolates with Mumbai’s best loved chocolatier Zeba Kohli in this unique book reading of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Age Group: 7 years and above