TAES2022 Partners

Folk Art Festival

Funding Partner

This festival has been funded by the generous grant cum aid by Steel Exchange India Limited



Featuring 75 Traditional Artists and showcasing 15 Art forms from India in the UK with the collaboration of our UK/Indian Partners. These art forms belong to different states of India representing diverse culture & heritage.

UK Partners

Glasgow Women's Library, Scotland

Glasgow Women’s Library is the only Accredited Museum in the UK dedicated to women’s lives, histories and achievements, with a lending libraryarchive collections and innovative programmes of public events & learning opportunities

Horniman Museum and Garden

An inspiring, surprising, family-friendly, free Museum and Gardens in south London. The Horniman connects us all with global cultures and the natural environment, encouraging us to shape a positive future for the world we all share

Costume Society UK

Promoting the study of clothing & textiles in dress

The Costume Society is a lively, friendly organisation whose aim is to promote the study and preservation of historic and contemporary dress.

British School of Fashion (GCU University)

The British School of Fashion is based at the London Campus of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU London) and offers specialised postgraduate programmes in the business of fashion.


Tate Modern has over a hundred years of art, from modernism in the early 1900s, to exciting works created today. This includes paintings, sculptures, and more made by artists all over the world such as Pablo PicassoEmily Kame Kngwarreye, and Jenny Holzer.

Crafts Council UK

Founded in 1972, the Crafts Council is the national charity for craft, funded through a combination of government support via the Arts Council, income generating activities, and the generous contributions of a number of companies, trusts and foundations and individuals .

Indian Partners

The Nehru Centre

The Nehru Centre acts as the cultural wing of The High Commission of India in UK. Established in 1992, it is regarded by ICCR as its flagship cultural centre abroad, and has, over the years, emerged as a premier institution engaged in India’s cultural interface with UK.

The National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum

The National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum, popularly known as the National Crafts Museum & Hastkala Academy, celebrates the rich, diverse, and practising craft traditions of India. Situated in a large campus at the corner of Pragati Maidan, opposite the majestic Purana Qila, the museum was designed by the renowned architect Charles Correa.

The National Rail Museum, New Delhi

The National Rail Museum, New Delhi represents the splendid more than 166 years of rich heritage of Indian Railway sprawling in over 11 acres of land. Emulating the setting of a railway yard, the extensive outdoor gallery houses a variety of steam, diesel and electric locomotives along with fascinating collection of royal saloons, wagons, carriages, armored trains, rail cars and a turntable.

Banasthali Vidyapith

Banasthali Vidyapith aims at the synthesis of spiritual values and scientific achievements of both the East and the West. Its educational programme is based on the concept of “Panchmukhi Shiksha” and aims at all round harmonious development of personality.

Indraprastha University

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, formerly Indraprastha University, is a state university located in Dwarka, Delhi, India. The campus occupies 78 acres, among the largest in Delhi, and enrolls over 8,000 students.

Indraprastha University was established on 28 March 1998 by the Govt. of NCT Delhi, named after Indraprastha, capital of the kingdom led by the Pandavas mentioned in Indian epic Mahabharata.

Nayara Energy

Nayara Energy supports the rural women of Coastal Gujarat and promotes the Rabari heritage embroidery, among other crafts of the region.