NM Short Term Courses

NM Short Term Courses

Theme: Evalution and development of Indian temple Architecture

Objectives of the course: Indian culture is reflected through Art and architecture. Since Architecture is mother of all visual arts, every aspect and forms of socio-cultural life is gleaned through temple architecture.

Learning outcomes: The course helps in better understanding of Tangible Cultural heritage. The motive and cultural values ingrained in the construction of such marvelous edifices will be understood. One can identify the styles of Temple architecture by taking up this course

Course conducted by: Dr. Prof Choodamani Nandagopal, Art Historian, UNESCO Fellow and presently a Tagore National Fellow at National Museum. She is internationally known for her contribution towards the Indian Cultural Heritage, conducted intesive course on Indian Temple Architecture for the students of US, UK, Portuguese and Sri Lankan universities, also workshop for the students of architecture in Indian Universities. She has delivered public lectures on Symbolism of Sacred Space in Indian architecture at JnanaPravahaVaranasi, IGNCA Regional Centre Pondicherry and ASI Head Quarters Delhi.

Duration of Course: 4 Days 

Timings: 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Minimum Eligibility Criteria: Candidates with 20 years of age and above can apply for the course.

Total number of seats: 35 only

Certificates: Cerificate would be given against 100 percent attendance only.

Course fee:

Students                                                      Rs. 1000/-

National Museum Volunteers                     Rs. 500/-

NGOs                                                          Free

Others                                                         Rs. 2000/-


Venue: National Museum Auditorium & Museum galleries.

Sl.No. Topic
1. Introduction to Architecture- Origin, Concepts and Evolution
2. Structural Development- Evolution of Styles, Faiths and Rituals
3. Imagery- Art of Imagery, Iconography, visit to sculpture gallery
4. Patronage- Themes and continuity


Please email your complete application form with draft number at: educationnationalmuseum@gmail.com Applications will be accepted on first-come, first-served basis. Last date for submission of applications: _________________________

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