Dear Art Lovers, this year more than ever before, we need your help. Coronavirus pandemic has brought unique challenges for all of us. Independent art practitioners, researchers and organizations are the worst sufferer of pandemic. We appeal to you to contribute generously and make this effort, the Archives of Folk and Traditions art, a success.

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Digital Archive
Explore folkartopedia resources, from articles and research papers to audio-visual documentations and more.
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Folk Sounds
Online archive of folklores, folk songs, music, drama, interviews, podcasts, documentaries and other voices
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Master's Classes
Boost your art and crafts knowledge through our online Masters classes.
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Osara Talks
Join Osara talks to gain more in-depth knowledge on the crafts and communities in India.
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The Symmetry
Join the monthly Symmetry talks to explore thin lines among traditional, folk and contemporary art.
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Welcome to Folkartopedia; Archive of Folk Arts

A sincere endeavor in the direction of preservation, documentation and creating a digital archive of history and culture of folk arts with a mission to promote art education, research and documentation in this field. 

Donate Artwork

We actively collects folk, traditional and tribal arts. We welcome your inquiries about donations. 

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The Focarts Shop

Shop a wide range of artifacts, books and unique products by folk and contemporary artists.

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White Slate

Read our art blog ‘White slate’ written by senior journalists, artists, art writers, reviewers and other dignitaries. 

Submit Your Paper

Do you want to publish research papers and articles related to interdisciplinary art practices and folk, traditional and tribal arts?