WEAVERS STUDIO AND WEAVERS STUDIO RESOURCE CENTRE
Weavers Studio was established on December 7th, 1993 as a textile company with a mission statement “to use as many hands as possible”. Weavers Studio has a textile retail shop in Kolkata India, a production unit RANGEEN and an export arm VEDA COMMERCIAL PVT LTD which presents handcrafted textiles of India, with a focus on Bengal.
In the past 23 years, the textile study center of Weavers Studio has collected 2500 old and rare textiles with a focus on Bengal, India, South East Asia, Japan, Africa and important trade textiles. Additionally 3000 books, journals, catalogs, magazines, short films and documentaries, on textiles and the arts are part of the collection.
To bring the collection to the public domain Weavers Studio Resource Centre was registered as a not for profit trust and was inaugurated on November 1, 2007. The Resource Centre aims to educate, build awareness towards our textile history, culture and work on revival projects, archiving, documentation, conservation, restoration, educational activities through exhibitions, seminars, field trips and important publications.
Exhibition Title Baluchari : Bengal and Beyond
Exhibition Date Friday 18th November to
Sunday 4th December 2016
Timings 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Venue Birla Academy of Art & Culture
108-109, Southern Avenue, Kolkata 700029