Sanskriti Kendra Museum is a set of three museums namely, Museum of ‘Everyday Art’, Museum of Indian Terracotta (tribal art) and Textile Museum. It is housed within Sanskriti Kendra complex, at Anandgram, an artist village complex, spread over eight acres, situated 10 km south of New Delhi, near Aya Nagar on Mehrauli–Gurgaon Road, on the outskirts of Delhi. The museum was founded by, O.P. Jain in 1990, under the ageis of 'Sanskriti Foundation', a New Delhi-based non-profit organization established in 1978.
Sanskriti Pratishthan, or Sanskriti Foundation is a non-profit culture and arts promotion organization in Delhi set up in 1979, by people like O P Jain, L. M. Singhvi, Dr A M Singhvi and Sudarshan Agarwal, though the construction of the Kendra began only in 1989. Today the foundation also runs artist-in-residence programs here, and workshop for scholars, artists and craftsmen, plus it has residential studios, a library, an amphitheatre and an art gallery. As its first project, the foundation instituted the 'Sanskriti Awards' in 1979, given to promising young talent in the group of 20–35 years, in five major fields, Literature, the Arts, Music, Dance, Theatre, Journalism and Social/Cultural Achievement.
'Museum of Indian Terracotta':
This Museum has over 1,500 objects of terracotta art, sculptures and figurines from the tribal areas of India, displayed in the backdrop of the respective tribal arts.
Museum of ‘Everyday Art’:
It houses a collection of what is called "Everyday Arts", where artisans turn the functional everyday household object like toys, nutcrackers, cups, saucers, spoons, and home shrines, articles of worship, into the works of art.
A showcase of the best of, and the most diverse of Indian textile heritage. Museums are open from 10 AM to 5 PM on all days except Mondays and Public Holidays.