KATHMANDU, June 13: Foreign Minister NP Saud has pledged necessary support from his side and from the government for the development of the fine arts sector.

“Not all who menstruate are women and not all women menstruate,” says SJ, who identifies them as a non-binary person. Student Ambassadors SJ, Jessica Basnet and Sneha Dahal conducted an art exhibition themed ‘Bloody Mary No More’ at Thames International College, Kathmandu from May 29 to June 1 with the slogan ‘Letsdignifymenstruation' in an effort to address various menstrual experiences among trans-people and raise awareness that cis and trans-menstruators matter and are not different in a challenging society where menstruation is a cis-normative phenomenon. The exhibition is named ‘Bloody Mary No More’ because people assume Mary is a cis woman. The exhibition attempts to discard this assumption of Mary’s gender and sex characteristics.

A solo exhibition of paintings by Nepali female artist Sabita Dangol that started on April 11 concluded today at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal. Artist Dangol has tried to assess the actual ideas and imagination accepted by two couples in her solo exhibition. According to her, she has used a comb (Kainyo) as a symbol to connect her paintings. Dangol said that the innumerable ornamental patterns and other various designs used in the paintings made her realize her own logic, arguments, and thoughts that were reflected in the paintings.

Being a student of traditional Buddhist art at Aksheswar Traditional Buddhist Art College, Pulchowk, we visited an art exhibition on March 27, 2022, located at Dokaima café, Patan Dhoka, Lalitpur. The exhibition titled “Khola 2.0: 32 cycles of life”, was conducted by tulikaa.com and curated by Ujen Nordu Gurung.

The Museum of Nepali Art (MONA), Thamel, is running the exhibition “The journey of artistic mastery: Samundra Man Singh Shrestha.” In the exhibition, one can encounter artist Samundra Man Singh Shrestha’s paintings along with his key sketches depicting his process of work and his dedication to art.

The skeletons of two related Viking-era men, one who died in central Denmark and the other who was killed in England during a massacre ordered by a king, are set to be reunited for an exhibition opening in Copenhagen this month.

A massive, immersive exhibition celebrating artist Vincent van Gogh has leaned on some Broadway talent for a little razzle dazzle during its visit to New York City.

The largest collection of Bob Dylan’s artwork ever seen will go on display later this year in the U.S.

Thais flocked to a cannabis exhibition as interest and demand in the plant surges after the government unlocked hemp use in food and cosmetics in the latest move to promote a new cash crop.

Veterarn artist Neera Joshi Pradhan's three of botanical art works—Rhododendron arborium, Passiflora edulis and Acer species — are on display at International Special Botanical illustration Exhibition.

The exhibition ‘Art without Borders-Part 4’ began on Thursday at Nepal Art Council, Babermahal with a theme ‘Bringing together Art and Artists from distant lands’. The exhibition features painting, sculpture, photography and Japanese Textile Dyeing.

It’s February—month of love—meant to be for couples. And what better ways one can express their union and togetherness, than showcasing their feelings and thoughts in the form of art. With this in mind and to celebrate their anniversary of conjugal life, artist Sabita Dangol and Ishan Pariyar organized a joint painting and drawing exhibition ‘Affinity’.

Life is all about experiences and changes. Then, with time, change is inevitable. Depicting his life experiences and the inevitable changes that occurred in his life, an art exhibition 'Passage of Time' by artist Krishna Lama began on Saturday at Nepal Art council, Baber Mahal.

17th Handicraft Trade Fair kicks off

November 29, 2019 08:44 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The 17th Handicraft Trade Fair kicked off in Kathmandu on Thursday. The exhibition organized by the Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal is showcasing a wide range of handmade products produced across the country.

There are incidents in our society where a married woman's position in a family is nothing but synonymous to a cow. The family is feeding her so; she has to do whatever they ask her to do. And we are also very accustomed with the social norms that till now, we do not question why only women have to leave their birth place after marriage. Meanwhile, if a woman wants her husband also leave the house, then the woman is blamed as the home wrecker.

Beyond the object on display

November 26, 2019 11:24 am

We are surrounded by full of objects, the personal objects, common or public objects etc.  Every object has its own purpose to being there and there are lots of stories behind it. However, objects are inseparable things of our daily life. Object reflects the people who belong to it; object also reflects the situation of time.

Art should provoke emotion: Randy W Berry

November 10, 2019 19:00 pm

Berry was appointed ambassador to Nepal on September 2018 and has been living in Nepal since October, 2018. For him art is deeply emotional and added, “I think art which doesn’t move you or doesn’t leave an impression or make or produce a reaction isn’t something that I’m interested in. In my personal collection, they have a personal resonance to me.”

Federation of Handicraft Association of Nepal with the support of Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Trade and Export Promotion Center, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Lalitpur Metropolitan city,  FNCCI, among others is organizing ‘17th Handicraft Trade Fair and 15th Craft Competition 2019’. The fair is scheduled from November 28 to December 2 at Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Hall, Kathmandu.

Three-day-long art exhibition ‘China-Nepal Thangka Arts and Works Exhibition’ that was being held at the premises of Nepal Academy, Kathmandu concluded on Sunday.

An exhibition showing the works of painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, famed for his portrayal of Paris’s cafes, brothels and cabarets at the end of the nineteenth century, opens next week in the French capital.

The art festival exhibited 200 artworks of 150 artists. It aims to promote the aesthetic value of art, to encourage Nepali corporate houses to invest in Nepali art and to create Nepali art platform for local collectors/buyers and to create awareness about the art practices in Nepal to local and international art market.

Taragaon Museum in collaboration with Kathmandu University Department of Art & Design organized a painting exhibition by Mike Krajniak titled 'A Painting Review by Mike Krajniak' at Taragoan Museum, Bouddha.

An art institution, Bikalpa Art Center (BAC) is all set to organize ‘Pop Up Printing Exhibition’ at its venue located at Pulchowk, Lalitpur on Tuesday. The exhibition will go until October 17.

7th 'Made in Nepal' Expo concludes

September 28, 2019 19:09 pm

The seventh 'Made in Nepal' expo kicked off in Lalitpur on Friday.

Russian Center of Science and Culture in collaboration with Nepal Russia Art Club has organized an art exhibition ‘Friendaversary’ at the premises of Russian center of science and culture.

Paintings that speak history of Nepal

September 12, 2019 16:21 pm

Nevertheless, if you wish, you were able to see them in clear picture, then the ongoing exhibition ‘Nepal through the ages’ by 82-year-old, veteran artist Hari Prasad Sharma at Nepal Art Council, Babermahal is the place to visit.

The artist who believes that he is a bridge between traditional and contemporary art says art is similar to journalism. He adds, “Art gives us identity and we should acknowledge the value of art. And through art, an artist tries to create dialogue and depict the picture of society and current happenings as journalism does.”

‘BFA Show 2019’ on display

September 3, 2019 15:45 pm

The ground floor of the gallery is garnered by graphic communication works. The works in the exhibition are quite impressive which is not less than a professional’s work, if one has to compare. The students have used their creative approach to brand products, create a product and run a campaign utilizing their graphic communication skills.

Dr. Seuss is hitting the road this fall with a large interactive exhibit that will immerse visitors in some of the most iconic books by the beloved children’s writer.

A group art exhibition titled ‘Together International Art Exhibition’ has begun at Mithila Art Gallery, Thamel. The exhibition was inaugurated by Gopal Chitrakar, Vice Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts on Tuesday.

Spreading humanity through ‘Shelter'

August 12, 2019 17:36 pm

Her skills as a designers are vivid as she chose leather to reinforce herself as a craftsman and an artist. In most of her paintings, there is leather cube patched on the canvas, for her it represents her heart and leather for her is equal to rebirth.

The first solo exhibition by artist Meena Dangol, ‘Hira by Meena Dangol: A Tribute to Hira Lal Dangol’ is a tribute to her father.

Dawa’s photo promoting Nepal in US

August 2, 2019 15:27 pm

Dawa Sherpa Foundation is organizing a photo exhibition via foundation at the Higher Ground Coffee Shop in Golden, Colorado.

KCC exhibit 2019 concludes

July 28, 2019 18:30 pm

The KCC exhibit2019 has concluded with a theme of ingenious thoughts and sustainable solutions on Saturday. The event focused on the use of technology for sustainability followed by discussion the efforts towards attaining SDSs (Sustainable Development Goals).

“I figured out that something was wrong with me and went to get a diagnosis. My doctor told me to express all of my emotions in any way I wanted to. He suggested that I write, but I preferred drawing and it helped me a lot.”

Promoting culture through art

June 12, 2019 17:00 pm

An art exhibition was on display with an aim to promote the civilization around the Bhotekoshi River at Patan Art Gallery, Patan. The three-day exhibition began on Sunday which was organized by Shree Jaimin Thaipi Narayan Paropakar Kendra, Bhotekoshi.

The Buds: Feast to the eyes

June 12, 2019 16:10 pm

Sirjana College of Fine Arts brings to you the depiction of the youth’s minds; 'The Buds' referring to ready for bloom, any moment. The exhibition is in full swing which will last till the 13th of June 2019. As the exhibition demonstrates and emphasizes on the fact that art is a form of speaking out your problems and healing those who have been hurt without speaking. It would be a loss to miss this opportunity.

The exhibition concludes today which is on display at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited. Recipient of Himalayan Light Art in 2018 and more, Gurung completed his MFA in Classical Realism and the very essence of classical realism is also present in his current exhibition.

Cottage industry expo from June 5

June 4, 2019 10:49 am

KATHMANDU, June 4: The Federation of Nepal Cottage and Small Industries (FNCSI) is organizing 30th Nepal Cottage and Small Industrial Expo from June 5.

Art is definitely the reflection of life where artists’ emotions flow on the canvas impressing their thoughts and experiences. Their medium may vary where the hues and motifs they use to depict their inner thoughts and feelings create masterpieces.

Art galore

May 31, 2019 08:26 am

Every year the Nepal Academy of Fine Arts hosts an art exhibition, inviting artists from all over Nepal to showcase their talent in painting, sculpting, photography etc. The exhibition hopes to inspire all kinds of artists by giving them an opportunity to showcase their works.

Visual artist Kapil Mani Dixit who uses nude human figures as his major motif has got his motivation for the exhibition ‘Nude Carpet’ from an object inside his studio—an old carpet. Muna Bhadel’s exhibition ‘The Missing Souls’, is inspired by her surroundings— Dapcha Bazaar—where she spent most of her childhood. According to Bhadel, she became aware of her environment after reading ‘Karnali Blues’ by Buddhi Sagar.

Bikalpa Art Center (BAC) is going to celebrate the final show of the Trans Studio Project 4.0 on Friday.

Nepali artists in Indonesia

April 29, 2019 13:56 pm

Nepali artists- Shyam Sundar Yadav, Bibhushan Tamrakar, Jaya Sharma and Anita Bhattarai are in Indonesia to exhibit their art work at the Bali-based art gallery, Agung Rai Museum of Art.

A photo exhibition by photographer Deepak Tolange kicked off on Thursday at IOE, Pulchowk Campus, Lalitpur. The photo exhibition is organized by the Embassy of Germany and Goethe-Zentrum Institute to celebrate 60 years of friendship between Nepal and Germany.

The exhibition 'Wooden Reflection' kicked off on Thursday at Arupan Art Gallery, Lazimpat. The exhibition features watercolor paintings by artist Roshan BK. The solo art exhibition contains a total of 16 paintings created by BK from year 2013 till 2019.

KATHMANDU, April 9: German Embassy in Kathmandu has announced to organize a 16-day exhibition titled “The German Energiewende: Transforming Germany's Energy System” from April 12.

In memory of Uttam Kharel

March 21, 2019 18:26 pm

Around 73 artworks including paintings, drawings and sculptures by late veteran artist Uttam Kharel is on display at Nepal Art Council, Babermahal. The exhibition began on March 17 and is organized by Sirjana College of Fine Arts.

‘Jesum Yatra’ concludes

February 24, 2019 20:40 pm

Bauddha Tamang Kalyan Guthi Organized the fifth edition of ‘Jesum Yatra’ to promote local culture and heritages.

Despite being the victims of conflict, because they are civilians, they never received compensations of any kinds from the government for what had happened to their lives and the lives attached to them. Though the civil war came to an end in 2006, the sufferings of the war-victims still have not finished.  The various difficulties they face and how they are coping with their lives now are on an exhibition titled ‘14 Stories: Living Memories of War’. The exhibition kicked off on Tuesday at Staff College, Jawalakhel where it also features the audio along with photographs of survivors.