A space where artists, craftsmen, designers, learners and enthusiasts come together to create crafts, art and experiences. The picturesque art village, located near Kovalam, has some of the finest, rarest and most skilled craft collections anywhere.
Come explore the world of crafts with KACV
KACV is dedicated to craft, art and artisanship. The village celebrates the rich, diverse and multifarious craft traditions of South Asia. Spread across 8.5 acres in the beautiful village of Vellar, near Kovalam, it is an inclusive shared space to revive and replenish the craft cultural in the State.
ONE PLACE MANY STORIES
ARTS & CRAFTS STUDIOS
The village houses 100+ highly skilled artisans and has as many studios. At KACV, you can also learn new skills and techniques from these master craftsmen.
Our curators have travelled far and wide to create this nonpareil collection of crafts, art and experiences. They took great care in ensuring that every single piece in our collection is ethically sourced. Fair practises in procurement and a focus on sustainability informed our choices. The raison d'etre of KACV is the welfare of those who create crafts.
Here one can experience various weaving styles of Kerala, including Chendamangalam, Balaramapuram and Kuthampully
KACV will also be Kerala's global cultural exchange hub; a platform to host, co-create and celebrate the rich craft heritage of South Asia. It will be a host to Literary festivals, film festivals, art exhibitions, expos, design workshops, music shows, hackathons, food festivals, flea markets and international cultural exchange programmes.