Every year, the nine day Kala Ghoda Arts Festival takes place from the first Saturday in February till the next Sunday. The dates for this years festival are February 7 to February 15, 2015. This year with our new partner Hindustan Times, we have the intention of making the festival bigger and better than before.

  • The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival,now in its 17th year, is a community celebration of the arts within one of the most beautiful and historic precincts of Mumbai, The Kala Ghoda Art District.
  • It has been held for the last 16 years , and is open to all, free of charge.
  • It has traditionally offered various programmes in Visual Art, Music, Theatre, Dance , Street Acts, Heritage Walks, Literature and Workshops for children as well as adults
  • The Festival has grown exponentially, and is hugely successful, drawing over 150,000 people from all over the city to 350 events over 9 days. Tourists from all over the world plan their trip to Mumbai to witness the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival.
  • 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 Kala Ghoda festival is conducted over 9 days and across several locations.
  • Children Programs are held at:
    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya - The Museum Lawns,
    Kitab Khana
  • Dance Programs are held at:
    Cross Maidan Garden
  • Cinema programs are held at:
    Coomaraswamy Hall (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya)
    BNHS Auditorium (Bombay Natural History Society) Gallery Beyond
  • Food programs are held at:
  • Literature programs are held at:
    David Sassoon Library Garden
    Kitab Khana
  • Street programs are held at:
    Rampart Row
  • Music programs are held at:
    Cross Maidan
    The Asiatic Library Steps
  • Visual Arts installations are located at:
    Rampart Gallery
    CSMVS Lawns
    Gallery 7
    Art Entrance
    Artists’ Centre
    Hacienda Art Gallery
    Gallery ICIA
    Coomaraswamy Hall
    Traffic Island
  • Workshops are held at:
    Artists’ Centre
    Gallery ICIA
  • Theatre Programs are held at:
    Horniman Circle Garden Max Mueller Bhavan, Ground Floor
    Artists’ Centre
    M. C. Ghia Hall
  • Urban Design & Architecture Programs are held at:
    Rampart Gallery
    Visitors Center Auditorium - CSMVS

    Download the festival map Here
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