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IHC Tanjore Art Workshop (Pongal Open House)

January 7, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

IHC Tanjore Art Workshop (Pongal Open House)

Programme Synopsis:

Tanjore art is an ancient art form dating back 500 years ago in South India. This art technique uses pure gold and coupled with rich and vivid colours which makes it quintessentially Tanjore art. Through this workshop, you will be taught step by step on completing your own Tanjore masterpiece. Join us for this workshop to learn more on this ancient art form and create your own Pongal masterpiece.



Recommended Age: This workshop is suitable for participants 12 years and above.



Programming Highlights:

– Create an artwork with real gold

– Learn an ancient traditional Indian art form, that is a rarity in Singapore



Why Join?

Create your own Pongal masterpiece using the ancient art technique of Tanjore. As Tanjore paintings are an artform that uses real gold, it is an expensive technique to pick up, so join these sessions at IHC for the opportunity to try your hand at it with all materials provided. You will get to create a grand piece of artwork to show off in your home!



About IHC Open House 2023

The annual Indian Heritage Centre (IHC) will be celebrating the Pongal over two weekend-long festival through arts performances, craft workshops, lecture demonstrations and Little India trails. The festival hopes to promote a greater sense of pride and identity in the rich cultural heritage in Singapore. The Open House will be happening on 7-8 and 14-15 Jan 2023.


For more information, visit IHC Website or IHC Facebook Page.




By agreeing to join the workshop, each participant shall be responsible for any injuiry, loss of damage due to carelessness or other actions on his/her part or that of children under his/her charge.




  • The workshop will start on time.
  • Photographs may be taken for marketing and publicity purposes.
  • We do not accept cash payment
  • No refund/exchange of tickets is allowed under any circumstance except for workshop cancellation by IHC.
  • Please present your electronic or printed ticket(s) and vaccination status to join this workshop. We are unable to cater for walk-in registrations.
  • If you are unable to locate the museum by the event’s starting time, please have your phone on standby for us to contact you for further instructions.
  • Recommended Age: This workshop is suitable for participants 12 years and above.



Workshop cancellations:

If the workshop has to be cancelled due to unforeseen reasons, participants will be informed via email (a few days before the workshop) and SMS (2 hours before the workshop). Participants will receive full refund in case of tour cancellation via Peatix.



Tickets: $10


January 7, 2023
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Indian Heritage Centre
6291 1601
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Indian Heritage Centre
5 Campbell Lane 209924 Singapore + Google Map
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