The purpose of Sanskriti Foundation is to cultivate an environment for the preservation and development of the artistic and cultural expressions of India but of the world as a whole. The oragnisation was established in 1978, Sanskriti Foundation is a registered Public Charitable Trust based in New Delhi, India. Sanskriti perceives its role as that of a catalyst, in revitalizing cultural sensitivity in contemporary times.
Sanskriti literally means the ‘process of cultivating’. Heritage is its fruit. The need to create, to discover, to imagine is universal and requires expression and therefore support.
The organisation aims at creation of understanding and appreciation of Indian traditional arts and culture. Being encouraged to intercultural artistic dialogues and collaborations between international artists, arts practitioners and local Indian artisans. To support, nurture and nourish emerging artists, writers and social entrepreneurs. Offering offer visibility to indigenous traditional arts and artisans, crafts and crafts-persons through the Sanskriti museums.
Sanskriti Foundationfocus to perpetuate and strengthen the cultural roots of the emerging generation world over and increasing a shift for the appreciation of Indian arts, heritage and crafts through education and participatory activities among young people.
The organisation has Sanskriti Kendra which is cultural centre and has museums, artists studios, ceramic centre, enamel centre, nature at Sanskriti.