NEW! Art with the Artists Batch for Adults

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There is an artist within all of us – restless, confused, bouncing off the walls in a padded cell deep within us. You know it – you’ve felt its sharp pangs all your life. When you look at a work of art, or an artist at work, and just wish that you could paint like that; when, out of the blue, you find yourself wondering where you’d be today if you’d pursued your passion in childhood; when you buy sketchbooks or colours on sheer impulse.

But what does one do? Art is not a joke: it requires time, practice and guidance. At this age, who will teach us drawing and painting? With our busy work schedule, is there time to try painting at all? While we hesitate, and fear, and wonder, the artist in us continues to languish in its cage.

2018 is the year when the artist in you finds release. Art with the Artists is a workshop that provides you with the thrill of experimentation, the freedom of artistic expression and the skills to capture beauty in all its forms.

Art with the Artists is a 10-week course where our expert faculty will teach you basic techniques and guide you in the usage of several art materials: Watercolour, Oil, and Acrylic and Terracotta in addition to an introduction to the ThemesStyles and Techniques of landmark  world artists. All materials used at the workshop will be provided by us. Our faculty consists of Artists and Art experts who will impart their skills and experience to the participants in an easy, hands-on manner. The skills and techniques that you acquire at this course will enable you to pursue art at any level of your choosing. The course also has a very special feature, an on-site art history + practical art session to be conducted at Kanheri Caves, nestled inside Sanjay Gandhi National Park.

Art with the Artists is a unique opportunity to learn skills in art that will last you a lifetime. The workshop is open to all – irrespective of prior skill or experience. Let go the artist within you!


Dr. Manjiri Thakoor has been department head at Rachana Sansad Institute of Fine Arts and Crafts in Mumbai. She has also been a visiting faculty member at J.J School of Art among other colleges in Mumbai and India. She has also been deputy curator at National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai. She has a PhD in Buddhist Sculpture from Mumbai University. She has a wide array of professional experience, some of which includes, being consultant for the Ajanta Caves Exhibition Centre, Aurangabad , An Indo-Japanese Government venture, a cultural project. (Entire research on art and sculpture w.r.t. Ajanta from 2006-2010), Research Associate to the Director ,Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Formerly Known as Prince of Wales Museum (2009-2010), Documented the Tata Archives at The National Archives, London, For the Prince of Wales Museum. (Chattrapati Shivaji Mahara jVastu Sangrahalaya, CSMVS, Mumbai), Assisted Pheroza Godrej and Pauline Rohatgi for the book And exhibition of Indian Life and Landscape by British Artists (works from V and A, London), Assisted the Director for the Tata Collection of antiquities At the Museum. Also visited National Archieves, London, Assisted The Museum on Mewar Miniature Paintings folios with British Library. Hon.Visiting Curator at Fresh Paint Contemporary Art Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel, on the invitation of Israeli Consulate in April 2016. Manjiri has been conducting several art based sessions with Pomegranate since 2009.

Indrajit Prasad is a faculty member at Rachana Sansad Institute of Fine Arts and Crafts in Mumbai. He specializes in Printmaking and watercolour painting. His work has been part of several group shows across the world, such as ‘Imprints’, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Curated by Tao Art Gallery, ‘(Sub)-Urban texts, Gallery Espace, New Delhi, “Recent Works” Project-88, Mumbai, ‘Thought & Being’, the Osmosis Gallery, Mumbai.

Pranit Ghate is a graduate of the J J School of Art and currently teaches at the Rachana Sansad Academy of Fine Art. Especially known for his work in terracotta and ceramics, Pranit has participated in several shows including ones at the Jehangir Art Gallery, the Thane Upvan Art Festival. His work in ceramics won him a silver medal at the Brazil Council Art Exhibition 2010.


Dates : July 21st, 28th August 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, September 1st, 8th, 15th,  22nd (EVERY SATURDAY) On-site art visit to Kanheri Caves to be conducted on September 1s (timing to be communicated at the start of the course)

Timing : 11am to 1pm

Venue: The Pomegranate Workshop

Gr. Flr, Kalpana Bldg,

Plot No. 14, Marubai Mandir Rd,

Matunga (East) – 400 019

(Next to Don Bosco School)

Workshop Fee: Rupees 20,000/- inclusive of all material

Registrations on a first come first served basis. To register please mail your full name, postal address and mobile number alongwith the program name to us on: pomegranateworkshop@gmail.comand please state your preferred mode of payment in the mail.

The registration will be confirmed on payment

Note: All Cheques to be made out to Pomegranate Eduworkshop Pvt. Ltd. Payments can be couriered to the office address given below. The timings to pay at our venue are 11am – 4.30pm, Monday – Saturday. Our address for fee payment:

The Pomegranate Workshop

Gr. Flr, Kalpana Bldg,

Plot No. 14, Marubai Mandir Rd,

Matunga (East) – 400 019

(Next to Don Bosco School)

For any further queries, call Ruchika on 8605286418 or Zahra on 9820521940

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