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Here are some learning hubs in the city where you can whet your creative streak

education Updated: May 12, 2010 10:44 IST
Hindustan Times

Triveni Kala Sangam
Learning options: Hobby classes on painting, sculpture, and glass art. Classes for adults Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 5.30 - 7.30 pm and Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 10.30 am - 12.30 pm. Classes for school children aged six and above - Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 3-4 pm and 4-5 pm.
Selection: Teachers select. Contact the institute for admissions
Fee: Rs 2,500 at the time of admission and Rs 800 a month (adults); Rs 1,300 for admission and Rs 300 a month (children)
Where to head: Tansen Marg, New Delhi, 110001, 23718833

Jamia Millia Islamia
Learning options: One-year certificate courses in painting, applied art, calligraphy, pottery, sculpture and art history, with 10 seats in each, Monday to Friday, 5.30 - 7.30 pm
Selection: Entrance test in July
Fee: Rs 12,000-14,000 a year
Where to head: Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi-110025, 26981717

National Gallery of Modern Art
Learning options: Art Sketch Club' every Sunday, 10.30 to 12.30
Ten-day summer vacation student painting workshop for 180 children from classes III to V, VI and VII, VIII to XII, starting May 24
In addition, NGMA periodically hosts specialised lectures on art and related fields. It sends e-invites to people on its database but the lectures are open to all.
Selection: Admission to the workshop is on first-come-first-serve basis. The programmes are advertised in national dailies. To receive updates on NGMA programmes, register by e-mailing at
Fee: Rs. 500 per student (summer workshop)
Where to head: Jaipur House, India Gate, New Delhi - 110003
23384640, 23382835, 23388874

School of Performing and Fine Art
Learning options: Seven-year certificate course in fine and applied arts (including drawing, sketching, painting, designing and so on) for children aged five 13 years. Classes either on Monday and Thursday or Wednesday and Friday, 5.30 - 6.30 pm
Admission opens every month.
Fees: Rs 2600 (1,000 as admission charges, 800 as monthly fees and 800 as security). Afterwards, Rs 800 a month
Where to head: IRCEN Bhavan, 7, Nelson Mandela Road, Sector C 1,
Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, Delhi-70, 26130535, 26894779

First Published: May 11, 2010 12:10 IST