The centre’s focus lies in the fields of Architecture and Design, with an intimate interest in Visual-Culture. Stationed as a knowledge hub that creates access to multiple resources, the centre will host a collection inclusive of books, films, digital media and educational content in the many fields of design and expression. It intends to engage different audiences through its exhibitions, seminars, conferences, interactive dialogues, workshops and more. The different spaces available within the centre seek to invite curious minds to participate in the curated programmes as well as with the space itself.
— Mansi Patel, Centre Coordinator, Arthshila Ahmedabad
— Aman Amin, Programme Lead, Arthshila Ahmedabad
— Ruturaj Parikh, Programme Curator, Arthshila Ahmedabad
Takshila Educational Society is driven by the desire to influence and shape culture through its liberal knowledge platforms. These platforms have grown over 20 years of Takshila’s dedicated work in Education (Delhi Public School – Patna, Pune, Ludhiana, Coimbatore), Social Development (Parivartan), Art & Culture (Arthshila) and Children’s Literature & Publishing (Ektara). Takshila Educational Society serves to be an expression of knowledge across the multi-faceted initiatives it supports. Each initiative embodies the vigour of Takshila in its commitment to creating meaningful impact.
Envisioned by Takshila Educational Society, it is Takshila’s expression of knowledge in the field of Art & Culture. Born of Takshila’s vision to build heritage connections in contemporary India, Arthshila is the coming together of creative and curious minds that believe in the role art has to play in society.