Hyundai Art for Hope

Hyundai Art

Hyundai Motor India Foundation, the CSR arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) has been working on social development programmess around the country in the areas of Community Development, Health Care, Educational and Vocational Training, Environment, Road Safety, Art, Science, Technology, etc.

In 2021, the 25th year of Hyundai in India, HMIL launched its very first art CSR program – Art For Hope to support Art and Culture. This program supported 25 talented artists across India from different genres of art with a grant of 1 Lakh each. With the support of the grant, the artists completed their projects representing communities and hope, which was then presented for public view in an art exhibition at Bikaner House, New Delhi in March 2022.

In the second edition, the Art for Hope project has supported a fresh set of artists working on environmental, social and community centric themes and have also introduced 10 Art Foundations. The artists bring together a bouquet of art projects on various subjects under the above mentioned genres, culminating in the Hyundai’s Art for Hope Festival, in New Delhi on 27th February 2023, followed by two exhibitions in Chennai and New Delhi thereafter.

About Art for Hope

Launched in year 2021, the Art for Hope initiative was the auto industry's first dedicated CSR program in the field of art to unearth and nurture hidden talents in diverse fields of art, craft and culture across the nation.

This is the 2nd edition of the programme where 25 artists and 10 art collectives have been selected for the grant, from fields of Visual, Digital, Performance & Folk and Traditional Art & Craft from over 200 entries received from 87 cities and 25 states across India.

The six-day Art for Hope Festival is a presentation of their artistic interpretation of various themes along with an array of art workshops, talks and performances for the audience. The exhibition is inclusive and has been made accessible for persons with disability, including an audio visual tour in sign language. Workshops on printmaking, traditional arts like Madhubani and Gond in addition to tie and dye, block printing and landscape art are planned. Special guided tours are available for the audience daily.

The exhibition at The Gallery @ InKo Centre will showcase the work of 21 grantees and will be complemented with workshops and film screenings.

To register for workshop and screening please contact InKo Centre
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16 March : Inaguration at 11:00 AM
The exhibition will remain open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM at The Gallery at InKo Centre

Film Screening

16 March : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
17 & 18 March : 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
19 March : 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM at InKo Centre


16-18 March : 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
at InKo Centre

Art for Hope - Grant winners 2023