Art, painting, science contest, drawing competition

Why Khula Aasmaan?

Few things express a child’s imagination and creativity better than art. Spatial Intelligence is one of the nine fundamental human intelligences. Not enough is done in formal education in India to develop this valuable gift through art.more

What is Khula Aasmaan?

Khula Aasmaan is managed by Art India Foundation, a public charitable trust. Indiaart.com is the online partner for Art India Foundation. Khula Aasmaan is a platform for creative expression by children. Khula Aasmaan is FREE. Khula Aasmaan runs art and painting contest, free drawing competition and science contest for children and young adults. Khula Aasmaan creates content in the form of articles and videos for children, parents and teachers. more

Khula Aasmaan Contest for Children (5 to 15 years)

Quarterly Contest | 24 x 7 Online Submission | Free Entry
Current contest open from 1 July to 30 September 2018

Contest Themes

Forest and Wildlife

Art contest for children theme - Forest and Wildlife Forests are our lifeline, they are our hope. Forests ensure diversity of species and create a balanced ecosystem where all kinds of plants, trees, animals and birds coexist. Draw or paint your impressions of forest and wildlife in size A4 or A3. Submit images of your sketches, drawings, paintings, cartoons and collage along with details such as title, description and medium. Click here to participate

History and Heritage

Painting contest for children theme - History and Heritage We are curious to know our past. It is fascinating to see ruins, excavation findings, forts, palaces, temples, churches, mosques and other heritage structures. Draw or paint your impressions of heritage and historical events in size A4 or A3. Submit images of your sketches, drawings, paintings, cartoons and collage along with details such as title, description and medium. Click here to participate

Outer Space

Children's art contest theme - Outer Space Explore the fascinating world of Outer Space through your creative expression. You can paint stars, planets, galaxies, space missions, rockets and go beyond the current understanding. After all, the artist sees what the others will not. Draw or paint your impressions of Outer Space in size A4 or A3. Submit images of your artworks along with details such as title, description and medium. Click here to participate

Song of the River

Contest for children theme - Song of the River We worship our rivers. They are our lifeline. Without the rivers, we will not exist. For centuries, rivers have fascinated the creative mind. Writers, poets, artists, photographers, film makers have all been fascinated by rivers. Draw or paint your impressions of rivers in size A4 or A3. Submit images of your sketches, drawings, paintings, cartoons and collage along with details such as title, description and medium. Click here to participate

Travel Diaries

Art contest for children theme - Travel Diaries Travel you must, for it keeps you alive and young. Each travel of yours will enrich you with knowledge and you will come back with several unique experiences. Share your observations and insights by way of creative expression in the form of your sketch, drawing, painting, cartoon or collage. Submit the images of your artworks (size A4 or A3) along with details such as title, description and medium. Click here to participate

Open

Painting contest for children theme - Open Apart from the suggested themes, Khula Aasmaan will be happy to accept entries on any other theme you wish to work on. Draw or paint any subject of your choice in size A4 or A3. Submit images of your sketches, drawings, paintings, cartoons and collage along with details such as title, description and medium. Click here to participate

Sci Fi Challenge

Write a science fiction short story set in the year 2047 (to mark 100 years of India’s independence). Submit your idea in the form of a note (max 300 words) or a sketch with description or a video (max 1 minute). Click here to participate
Contest for children Khula Aasmaan medal winner Harmandeep Kaur

Khula Aasmaan Contest Results

See the artworks which have been awarded Medals (Gold, Silver, Bronze), Honorable Mentions as well as those shortlisted. view
Khula Aasmaan videos - Painting Workshop at NEMS

Videos

See videos which will stimulate creative thought and innovation and expand the worldview of the children. Recommended for parents and teachers as well. view
Khula Aasmaan exhibitions - Exhibition at Nehru Centre, Mumbai

Exhibitions, Workshops & Events

See the excitement and energy of the young ones during exhibitions, workshops and events presented by Khula Aasmaan. view
Contest for children Khula Aasmaan medal winner (Art on Postcard) - Nehal Gothi

Art on Postcard

Paint on a postcard, put this post card in an envelope and send it to Khula Aasmaan. Experience the charm of not only writing a postcard but actually painting it. view

Entries from locations

Entries to Khula Aasmaan have come in from large number of villages, towns and cities across India and beyond. view

Child Artists Directory

See the creative talent of children (5 to 15 years) from across India who have been shortlisted. view

Young Adults Directory

See the artworks by young adults (15 to 25 years) shortlisted from Khula Aasmaan contests. view

Participating Schools & Colleges

The shortlisted children and young adults come from these schools and colleges from across India. view

Art Teachers Directory

List of Art teachers who have encouraged and guided their students. See their profile and portfolio. view