KALA GHODA ARTS FESTIVAL

The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival this year will open doors from Saturday 6th February to Wednesday 17th February 2016 (Extended by three days at Cross Maidan for Make In India Festival). With a kaleidoscope of music, dance, theatre, literature, food, street stalls, cinema, workshops, visual arts, urban design and architecture and heritage walks in store, this 12-day extravaganza promises a cultural palate like never before witnessed!

  • The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is a community celebration of the arts within one of the most beautiful and historic precincts of Mumbai, The Kala Ghoda Art District.
  • It is open to all, free of charge.
  • The Festival has grown exponentially, and is hugely successful, drawing over 150,000 people from all over the city to KGAF 2015 hosted a total of 590 events over 9 days.
  • Funds raised from the festival go towards the restoration and upkeep of the area. Several heritage buildings and institutions in the area have benefited from this.
  • THE FESTIVAL VENUES

  • Children
    Lawns of (CSMVS), The Museum Mumbai
    Kitab Khana at Somaiya Bhavan
  • Children’s Literature
    Kitab Khana at Somaiya Bhavan
  • Dance
    Cross Maidan
    Dance Workshops are at Somaiya Centre, Somaiya Bhavan
  • Cinema
    The Coomaraswamy Hall and The Visitor Center at (CSMVS), The Museum Mumbai,
    Auditorium at Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS)
  • Food
    Westside
    Restaurants in the district
    Food stalls at Rampart Road and Cross Maidan
  • Literature
    DSL Garden
    Artist's Center
    Author's Lounge at Serafina
    Seminar Hall of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
  • Stand-Up Comedy
    Irish House
  • Street & Stalls
    Rampart Row
    Cross Maidan
  • Music
    Cross Maidan
    Steps of the Asiatic Society Library (Town Hall)
  • Visual Arts
    Rampart Gallery
    Lawns of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
    Gallery 7
    Art Entrance
    Artists’ Centre
    Coomaraswamy Hall
    Cross Maidan
    DSL Garden
    Tarq for Art Walks
  • Workshops
    Somaiya Centre
    Artisan's and Artists' Centre
  • Theatre
    Horniman Circle Garden
    Auditorium at NGMA (National Gallery of Modern Art)
    M. C. Ghia Hall at Kaikashru Dubash Marg,
    Stand up comedy at Irish House at Kaikashru Dubash Marg
    Gallery Beyond
  • Urban Design & Architecture
    Library at Max Muller Bhavan
    NGMA
    Art Entrance Art Gallery

    Download the festival map Here
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