The institute, also known as “The Painting School,” is essential to the preservation and promotion of Bhutan’s traditional arts and crafts.
Young artists enroll themselves in classes to pursue their interests. It provides a six-year program in the 13 Bhutanese traditional arts and crafts.
Buddhism has a significant influence on traditional art forms, which are beautiful and symbolic. Many of these abilities were pioneered by great Buddhist saints as a means of contributing to the spread of Buddhism. Throughout the country, sacred Buddhist sites and other architecture display the arts of calligraphy, painting, sculpting, and masonry, among others, and visitors can see the important role they have played in the creation of Bhutan’s unique cultural heritage.