Incorporated in the memory of Shri Krishnachandra B. Lahoti, since 2003, The Krishnakriti Foundation has been engaged in non-profit activities for the upliftment of the artist community and promotion of rare forms of art and culture of India.
Festival : –
Every year in January first week, The cultural extravaganza agglomerates eminent artists in art and culture and literary stalwarts to showcase their finest achievements to the denizens and guests of Hyderabad.
The festival conducts workshops, seminars, panel discussions, plays, book readings,
screenings and concerts that appeal to a wide range of age and interests. Over 5,000 visitors take part in the 20 – 30 events that span 4 -5 days of the festival.
At Hyderabad, Krishnakriti had jointly conducted “Bonjour India” – a celebration of art and
culture of France in year 2010, 2013 and now 2017-2018.
The Krishnakriti Foundation provides scholarship to deserving students in the field of fine arts based on the merit of current achievements and potential. The Students are provided
financial assistance, material assistance and networking and exposure to help them achieve higher objectives.
In association with Govt. of France through their Embassy in India, the Krishnakriti Foundation provides fellowships to study fine arts and architecture at some of the finest
educational institutes of France.
Krishnakriti Foundation works with the Department of Prisons of Govt. of Telangana to conduct art camps at three jails – Chanchalguda, Cherlapally and Warangal. The art camps serve as creative outlets for the inmates through which they can express their emotions and desires. A periodic invitation of the art created by the inmates is conducted at Kalakriti Art Gallery and the proceeds are used for the welfare of the inmates.
Street Art Festival – Hyderabad: –
Since 2016, Krishnakriti Foundation and [email protected] associated with the Govt. of
Telangana, and the Street Art Foundation jointly conduct the Telangana Kala Mela and the Street Art Festival.
As part of the Street Art Festival, the area of MS Maqta was given a much-needed facelift
with entire buildings acting as the canvas for artists that visualize and execute in Mega sized canvases.
Love Hyderabad Sculpture :-
The foundation has been instrumental in installation of the iconic Love Hyderabad
sculpture on Necklace road which blends with the iconic megalithic Buddha Statue in Hussain Sagar to create an unforgettable impression of the city.
Love Vizak Sculpture :-
The foundation has also installed Love Vizak sculpture on Beach road which blends with the TU Aircraft Museum by the Bay of Bengal to create an unforgettable impression of the city.
Public Art Project:-
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and Krishnakriti Foundation are going to sign an agreement where Krishnakriti would help with all Public Art projects in the city.