Subir Choudhury Curatorial Practice Grant 2018 has been designed to encourage and support the young curators of the country. Named after Late Subir Choudhury, one of the trustees of Bengal Foundation, the grant was initiated in 2015 for young artists. This year, Bengal Arts Programme has decided to provide the grant to young and aspiring curator of Bangladesh. The initiative aims to engage the curators in a research based, experimental curatorial... see more
The Aminul Islam Young Artists Award recognises original and creative artistic endeavours in Bangladesh. The award commemorates the artistic legacy of the late painter Aminul Islam (1931-2011), a key figure of the Modernist movement in Bangladesh who was noted for his sense of experimentation. Since 2013, the family of the artist took the intiative of the award. Later in 2015, Bengal Foundation joined with the initiative to organise the award programme.
The call for the 2018 edition... see more
The Ganesh Haloi Research Grant has been set up by Bengal Arts Programme to encourage original research and critical writing projects furthering the understanding and appreciation of the Arts of, from, or relating to the greater Bengal region. Attributed biennially by an independent jury, the grant of 2 lacs Bangladeshi taka is supported by the generosity of the artist Ganesh Haloi.
The grant aims to encourage artists, critical writers and researchers in developing focused research ... see more
Bengal Practice Studio is now open after its relocation. It is now situated in the ground floor of Gyantapas Abdur Razzak Bidyapeeth. The Bengal Practice Studio is now providing multiple facilities to the artists such as printmaking under the banner of Safiuddin Bengal Printmaking Studio and eStudio. Interested artists are encouraged to apply for membership.
The studio will operate from Friday to Wednesday from 11am till 7pm and ... see more