Kalagramam, Kannur district
Location : New Mahe, 29 km from Kannur town, north Kerala.
Malayala Kalagramam (MAKAM) is a centre for art
and ideas which aims at providing children and youngsters a Kalari
(stage) to practise and perform all forms of fine arts. The centre
offers part time as well as full time courses in painting, sculpture,
music and dance and art pottery.
Yoga and Sanskrit are also taught here. The fraternity centre of
the Kalagramam conducts seminars, symposia, extension lectures,
in-service programmes and special projects in different fields of
art and humanities.
The studies helps to familiarise the trainees with classical and
contemporary trends and techniques in the respective fields of art,
to teach them art application and history of art and to enable them
to utilise art better in their daily life.
Spending a day here with the tutors, students and the exotic library
is an enlightening experience for any art lover.
Getting there :
Nearest railway station : Mahe
Nearest airport : Karipur International Airport, Kozhikode, about
64 km south