Creations

Hutheesing Haveli - Ahmedabad

THE SPLENDOR OF THE ORIENT

"A Living museum......Fit for the Gods!”

- ELLE DÉCOR

The Hutheesing Haveli in the historic city center of Ahmedabad was built in late 1800’s in the iconic Jesinghbhai ni vadi compound. This Heritage property has played an important role in the Artistic, Cultural and Political landscape of India.

"It has served as a venue for high cultural events and is an experience of refined elegance for all your senses"

The haveli incorporates the architectural heritage of the 19thcentury – a blend of Indian and European styles, including the famous Gujarati stone and wood carvings. The interiors are equally impressive in their profusion of Gold work, Brocades, rich tapestries, Sculptures, and Metalwork.

It has hosted many Monarchs’ including the Queen of Bhutan and the King of Nepal, Political leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and current Prime Minister of India- Narendra Modi as well as Corporate Tsars and Social Celebrities from across the World.

Acknowledgments

Only one word-Incredible!

- Alex Padamse

An Evening of Magic and Wonder. A Wonderful chance to walk through History & Heritage

- Mr. Angus Simmons, Consulate General of USA.

It was one of those occasions when one has to keep pinching oneself to make sure one isn’t dreaming

- Richard Alford, Secretary, Charles Wallace India Trust, London.

One of the most beautiful places in India!

- Elizabeth Von Thurnund Taxis, Germany.

I have seen most of the world, but never anything like this !

- Mads Kjeld Dissing, Denmark.

It was magic moment spent in such a beautiful place, making us discover the beauty of India & Ahmedabad.

- Lawerence Harzo, France.

Never have I visited an old home which has been transformed to the cycle of life as conceived in Hindu tradition and Mythology.

- Yuvraj Digvijaysinghji, Crown Price of Wakaner.

My most magical evening in India

- Her Majesty The Queen Mother of Bhutan

The Hutheesing Heritage Foundation was created by the Hutheesing Family in 1995. The Trust is funded by the Hutheesing Family and encourages heritage research, promotes conservation through events, co-ordinates capital grants from local and foreign governments for restoration projects and activities to enhance public appreciation of our cultural and architectural heritage.

ACTIVITIES

Sambhav – A seminar on the conservation and Revitalization of the Urban Heritage

From possible to feasible. A seminar on the conservation and Revitalization of the Urban Heritage.  To give final shape to the adopation of a strategy

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Indus Heritage Summit – conservation for the Indus Valley and Harappan civilisation

The Hutheesing Heritage Foundation represented Global Heritage Fund in the long term process of development, planning, design and funding of the ...

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‘India Smiling’ is an initiative of Hutheesing Heritage Foundation

‘India Smiling’ is an initiative of Hutheesing Heritage Foundation.  Today’s youth is tomorrow’s future; they are the hope of the nation and the ...

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Hutheesing family is closely related to India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Noble Laurite Rabindranath Tagore by marriage and associated with his activities and Institutes to build a modern India.

Realizing that Academics alone do not shape the society, the Hutheesing Visual Art Center was established in 1978 to encourage and promote various Artists in the field of Visual Art, Theatre, Dance, Music, Sculpture, Photography, Media & Television.

Visual Art Center functions under the umbrella of the Ahmedabad Education Society and is associated with CEPT University.

It has collaborated with many prestigious Universities, Cultural & Artistic foundations, Governments and private trusts across the World to promote, preserve and present important works of Art and Culture to the society.

Media & Archives

Roosevelt house to be decorated by Umang Hutheesing Art

US government commissioned Umang Hutheesing to create sight specific textile art for Roosevelt house, celebrating the Indo- American ...

Reviving Royal Textiles and Costumes of Princely India

Umang Hutheesing was invited by Maharana Arvind Singh of Udaipur, a descendant of India’s greatest warriors and patriotic heroes like Maharana ...