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

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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.

Wooden Crafts
Wooden Crafts

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Emporium
Emporium

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Handloom Village
Handloom Village

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ONE PLACE MANY STORIES 

ARTS & CRAFTS  STUDIOS 

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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.

SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE 

CULTURALLY RICH 

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.

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HANDLOOM 

VILLAGE 

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Here one can experience various weaving styles of Kerala, including Chendamangalam, Balaramapuram and Kuthampully

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CRAFTED 

EVENTS 

 
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In memory of ONV kurup
In memory of ONV kurup

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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.

Emporium
Emporium

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Inside Emporium
Inside Emporium

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MOMENTSMOMENTS MOMENTS

CURATED  EMPORIUM

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YOUR SAFETY  ASSURED

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​We are ready to welcome you to our rich traditions once again. Find out about the procedures to keep you safe while travelling to and across the gods own country.

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