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If you would like to sharpen your skills at taking fantastic pictures, getting familiar with techniques and creating art with your photographs, Questography is your place to be!
Comprising of eager learners guided and mentored by Rags Raghavan, this group has photo challenges every month and meets to go for photo walks or during significant events in and around Chennai.
The Questographers are always clicking away
Clapboard Movie Club
If you love movies, absolutely everything and anything about it; this is for you.
If you love the idea of constantly learning, even from movies; this is for you.
If you’ve never been a big movie person, but would like to explore; this is for you.
If you’ve always had a lot to share about what you watch; this is for you.
If you have favourite directors, music composers, actors whose work you’d like to discuss with like-minded people; this is for you.
Started in July 2017 and championed by Krithivasan, movie buffs from across the city meet at Clapboard, the immersive theatre with a 137″ screen and 7.1 surround sound, every Third Saturday of every month.
Clapboard Movie Club
This fascinating new age art form will blow your mind! Try your hand at it by signing up for the Basic level course and there would be no looking back.
Open for 13+ year olds, the two day workshop would get you comfortable with the basics of handling glass and fire. From there on, you can start of on your own independent projects and use the studio to work on them.
The community learning to work with glass is ever growing
With singing opportunities matching your favourite artists, music directors or genres, the Unplugged Karaoke sessions are a blast!
Championed by Srikanth, the enthusiasts meet on the Fourth Sunday of every month. Discover what’s happening for this month on the event’s page. Be it group singing or solo pieces, you can pick your song, practice and register. Participating in one karaoke session makes you a member of this community of music lovers for life!
Every Saturday, come to Quest by 10am and get lost in the world of Art.
Championed by Chitra, this community meets every Saturday to learn a new skill. Quest is also open for enthusiasts to continue their work over the week. Learn a variety of things from basics of perspective drawing, charcoal drawing, pastel work, water colour painting, line and wash work, pen and ink art, acrylic painting, folk painting, madhubani, carving and more.
Stay tuned for updates on the various workshops here:
We CAN is a resource centre providing services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. It’s founded on the belief that a child with autism can learn many things, if it is taught to him in the way he/she learns. To achieve the ultimate objective of inclusion in the society, apart from working directly with the children, they also work towards creating awareness in the community about Autism. We CAN is Quest’s backbone, providing us with a whole lot of support, advice, guidance and encouragement.
Bambaram Toy Library is a ‘play-learn’ initiative based on the Theory of Multiple Intelligences. They serve children in the age range of 1 to 12 years and recommend educational products (Toys/ Games/ Puzzles/ Science Kits/ DVDs), carefully selected for their unique learning attributes and cater to children’s multiple intelligences and interests. Bambaram and it’s founder Santhosh are a huge source of creative ideas, inputs and support to Quest.
Founded by Textile Art Lovers, Shuttles and Needles’ mission is to spread the joy & fascination of it by making more people take up Textile Arts. They believe Art tools should be fun, a pleasure to work with and easy so anyone can get started. With a wide range of world class Weaving looms, Spinning Wheels, Fiber Felting Art supplies and lovely yarns & fibres, their studio is any creative person’s dream place to be! They’ve spread the excitement of weaving in Quest, through the table top looms, wonderful basic-level workshops and taking creatives pursuits of first time weavers a notch up.
Käse is an initiative to locally produce ‘clean’ (not processed, without preservatives) fresh cheese and trains people with disabilities the art of cheese making. With a pressing need to address the lack of fresh, affordable, healthy cheese in the local supermarkets – ones that are not sourced from thousands of miles away but locally made, Käse has quickly become one of the most sought after cheese brands in Chennai. Quest not only loves their cheese but also their founders, who are two of the most fun facilitators you could learn from.
Crea-Shakthi is a Theatre Institution that operates a repertory theatre production company, has International Standard theatre training centres, provides theatre based learning solutions to schools, colleges and corproates. Manages a stand up comedy wing, the Pundits and curates the largest youth theatre festival in the country. As an enthusiastic team, they bring a variety of their productions and workshops to Quest and not only transform the space but take the audience with them to another world!