Reaserch and Documentation Centre

The centre conducts cultural surveys of folk and tribal belts to identify and locate folk art forms and also artistes and artisans. Audiovisual documentation of the various folk forms is done regularly and the Institute now has a fine archive and a resource center. (So far, this centre has brought out 52 publications on various folk art subjects. The Centre is also in the process of establishing a culture data bank to cater to the growing needs of researchers and scholars). MUSEUM 

The Folk Art Museum is the outcome of various art objects and artifacts collected by the Centre over the last 47 years.Traditional costumes, ornaments, miniature paintings and many other art objects are displayed in it to give a synoptic idea of the folk heritage of India. The museum is open from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. every day .GOVIND PUPPET RESEARCH & TRAINING CENTRE 

The Centre aims at the preservation and propagation of traditional puppetry, through regular research, experimentation and performances. The Centre also offers regular courses, both in educational and professional puppetry