• The rural museum, nestling amidst the trees, is the archetype of a typical Indian village. Over 15 life-sized huts, authentically constructed out of baked clay and thatch, depict rural and tribal lifestyles and the life of various artisans. It provides a window to rural life for city dwellers and those who have never visited a village before. The museum houses sculptures and life size models depicting the day-to-day activities of the rural artisans is very well captured in the museum. And the life size models give an experience very close to reality. The rural museum is one of the major attractions of the Shilparamam.

  • Shantiniketan's Subroto Basu has fashioned a rock garden here by blending his own rock collections with the natural and picturesque rock formations found in the village. Thus an exquisite soul stirring Rock Museum (Prakruti Raga) has born. The rock museum in Shilparamam is indeed nature's poem. The natural formations stand unswayed in a scenic form in Rock Museum providing the refreshment and rejuvenation to one who steps in.

    The expanse of the park provides a getaway for the soul. With stones, from centuries ago, listening to you intently, peace prevails. This Rock Museum has added a fantastic ecological side to Shilparamam.

  • Shilparamam is the premier destination for art lovers as year through art exhibitions goes on. Every month one renowned name in the field of Arts will display their paintings in art gallery and the artist is honoured. This expo motivates the enthusiasts take up the art of painting and for those special training classes also provided in the Shilparamam.

  • Shopping is the wondrous thing at shilparamam with hundreds of stalls. In the stalls one is sure to find enough but is bound to craving for more due to the wide range of variety available. Right from toys to carpets Shilparamam provides a place for everyone to shop till they drop. Here ladies can buy hand made sarees and textiles of different states. Textiles ranging from Tangail, Sambhalpur, Paithni, Kashmiri to Kanjeevaram, Dharmavaram, Tanjavur, Madurai, Peddapuram, Bandar, Guntur and other sarees. It also has salwaar kamiz, ghagras, kurta, carpets, etc. Here a special Artisan Bazar is also there providing the original art forms directly from the makers.

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    The concept of a sculpture park is itself very new in india. And for a fact, the sculpture park at Shlparamam is the first of its kind in the country. Open air spaces that are conceptualized and created specifically for the outdoor presentation of sculpture are very common in the countries of Europe and North America. Hence, a development such as this is certainy a foreteller of very positive changes yet to come!

“SHILPA MELA" - December-25 to January-17, 2016 at Visakhapatnam, Tirupati, Kadapa, Pulivendula, Ananthapuram. Please click on Current Events to know conducting Programmes details..



Shilparamam

“Shilparamam Arts and Crafts village is a showcase for arts and crafts in different locations of Andhra Pradesh and pays tribute to the rich and vibrant cultural legacy of the country. It provides a platform for artisans to display their wares in a unique setting close to nature. The mission is to support the creation, revival and preservation of original arts and crafts which are rooted in community tradition or belong to a certain tribal culture. Shilparamam aims to bring the craft persons into direct contact with the customers, eliminating middlemen and ensuring social and economic betterment of these artisans and artists”.

Shilparamam Timings :
→ 10.30 am to 8.30 pm.
Entry Ticket Fee :
→ Adults - Rs.20
→ Children - Rs.10
Boating : Rs.20/- per head
For Further Details Please Contact :

  • Special Officer
    Shilparamam AP,
    Plot No.56,
    H. No. 54-16-1/18C,
    Road No. 2, Loyola College Road,
    Central Excise Colony,
    GUNADALA,
    VIJAYAWADA - 520 008.