Rashtriya Lalit Kala Kendra situated in Aliganj, Lucknow
was established on 30th April 1983 as a regional center of the Lalit Kala
Akademi, New Delhi. The aim of the institute is to promote activities
in the field of arts in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan.
It has a well-equipped workshops and a studio for the artists. Various
workshops such as the graphic, sculpture and ceramic workshops are organized
here. The graphic workshop gives the knowledge of etching, lithography,
serigraphy and leno and wood printings to the artists. The Sculpture Workshop
can accommodate up to 10 artists and has the facility to work in all materials.
The Ceramic Workshop is equipped with all facilities for working on wheel
(electric and kick wheel) and operational with electric kilns that have
the temperature capacity which increase to 128 degree celsius. Painting
Studio has the seating capacity for around 20 working artists at a time.
It also conducts Seminars, Camps, Symposiums, Demonstrations, Memorial
Lectures, Slide Shows, Demonstrations and exhibitions every year. The
other attractions here are the fully air conditioned galleries, multipurpose
auditorium, library and the rest house for the visiting artists.