The Kasthuri Sreenivasan Culture Centre (established by the Kasthuri Sreenivasan Trust) was conceptualised and built by Mr. Kasthuri Sreenivasan, one of India’s renowned textile technologists and among the few well-established bilingual writers of his time. The centre is home to an aesthetically designed art gallery that showcases work by both established and upcoming artists and a textile museum that elucidates the evolution of the textile industry in India. An amphitheatre for recitals and performances lends the centre a unique space in Coimbatore’s cultural landscape.Read More >>
Kasthuri Sreenivasan (1917-1991) was among India’s most well-known textile technologists and industrial sociologists in the decades that followed the country’s independence. He was born on 12th May, 1917 and spent his formative childhood years in Karadibavi, a hamlet on the outskirts of Coimbatore.
Following an undergraduate degree in Physics from Presidency College, Chennai, he pursued a Masters Programme in Textile Technology at the College of Technology, Manchester, England. He spent eight years in England and came back to India in 1944. He briefly worked with the family-owned textile mill, Kasthuri Mills before he took up the position as Founder Director of South India Textile Research Association (SITRA).
As an institution builder he fostered an environment of scientific enquiry, applied research and successfully implemented several processes to document quality control in the spinning industry. In time, SITRA also became a comprehensive solutions provider to the Spinning, knitting and powerloom sectors. He was conferred the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 1969.Read More >>
The Culture Centre of the Kasthuri Sreenivasan Trust is located on Avanashi Road (NH 47) about 8 kilometres from the Coimbatore Railway Station. It is less than a Km from the Coimbatore Airport and close to a number of colleges and Polytechnics.Read More >>
A biannual cash prize has been instituted, to be known as “Thirumathi Rangammal Prize” named after the mother of the Founder Trustee. It is being awarded for the best Tamil novel published in India. An unusual feature of this Award is that the prize is shared between the author and the publisher. We had the pleasure of witnessing Thirumathi Rangammal present the prize for the first year in 1983, on her hundredth birthday. This award is conferred on Tamil writers, every alternate year.
Fully air conditioned auditorium which can hold 220 seats and equipped with modern P.A System. Best auditorium for organising meeting, workshop and cultural activities etc...Read More >>
Under the title of “RESILIENCE” by Artists Mr.Padmarajan, Mr.Chitty Babu, Mr.Maniraj, Mr.Mohan, Mr.Charles, Mr.Muthuraj, Mr.Philip & Mr.Mahesh, CBE
Launch the Biography – “A Life of Impact” and releasing the Special Cover on 22nd July 2017.
Under the title of “UNSUNG HEROES OF INDIAN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AND NATURE & LIFE” BY Artists Members of KST Art & Literary Club. Artists Camp: 29.07.17 & 30.07.17, Time: 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
3 Inter Collegiate Quiz Competition for Students of Textiles
To commemorate the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Kasthuri Sreenivasan Culture Centre and in memory of our Founder Trustee Shri Kasthuri Sreenivasan, an Inter-Collegiate Quiz Competition exclusively for Textile Students was introduced in the year 2013. Enthused by the overwhelming response from the Academic Institutions, we have decided to conduct this competition once in 2 years.
Painting Exhibition by Artists Mr.Sebastian, Mr.Mohan, Mr.Ambikapathi, Mr.Siraj & Mr.Thiyaga Rajan Inauguration on 1st November 2017 at 10.30 a.m. by Chief Guest Smt.Jayanthi Ramachandra, Creative Director, Studio Parijatha & Smt.Amruthavalli Nandamuri, Textile Designer will be the Guest of Honour.
KASTHURI SREENIVASAN TRUST Presents and invites you to the Affordable Art Exhibition in the KASTHURI SREENIVASAN BIRTH CENTENARY - series 2017 "NATURE & LIFE" by Artists of KST Art & Literary Club. Read More >>
An exhibition will be conducted to cover a range of art works in Sculpture, Drawing, Painting, Collage and Etching. The maximum number of exhibits displayed will be 100.Invitation
Kasthuri Sreenivasan Trust, Coimbatore and Govt. College Of Fine Arts, Kumbakonam. Cordially Invite You to the Exhibition of paintings Strokes & Colours by Group of 40 BFA Girl Students & Group of MFA Students (Painting Department) From 8th to 12th March 2018 Time : 10.00 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.
The exhibition will be inauguration on 21st March 2018 to 25 th March 2018 Daily 10:00am to 6:00pm
Kasthuri Sreenivasan Art Gallery invites you to “Impresshoffmannnutan” on Tuesday the 3rd April 2018 at 5.30p.m. Exhibition till 11th April 2018 Time:10.00a.m.to6.30p.m.