Bikaner House Rajasthan CM

Hiring Space Available in Main Building

Ground Floor

Ballroom

A stately rectangular room with wooden flooring, elegant chandeliers, high ceilings, and sweeping arches, the Ballroom reflects Bikaner House's blend of the Edwardian neoclassical aesthetic and features from the architecture of Rajasthan. It is fitted with the latest media and sound systems.

The Ballroom can be used for:

  • Exhibitions
  • Performances
  • Talks and book launches
  • Lectures
  • Fashion Shows
  • Film/ TV/ Documentary shoots

DIMENSIONS

Indoor area
18.170 x 8.883 m / 59.61 x 29.14 ft
Height: 9.4 m / 30.84 ft (in the centre) and 6.4 m / 21 ft (to the sides)
As the ballroom is part of a Grade II heritage structure, all displays must be mounted on freestanding panels. A small number of movable panels might be available with Bikaner House.

Service area
Washrooms are available in the service area. The remaining area can be used for serving high tea or light snacks.
Length: 9.8 m / 32.15 ft
Width: 3.2 m / 10.5 ft
Height: 4.3 m / 14.11 ft

Technical equipment available for events within the indoor area
2 LED Screens (85’’)
3 Cordless Mics
1 Lapel Mic
2 In-built speakers (fitted, cannot be moved)
1 Amplifier (to be used only for the Bikaner House mics and speakers)

HIRING CHARGES
Rs. 36,000 (9AM – 9PM)

THE ROTUNDA

The Rotundas in the Main Building are also available as independent venues, and are perfectly suited to exhibitions and events, including:

  • Sculpture displays
  • Craft demonstrations
  • High Tea
  • Previews
  • Book launches
  • Shoots

There are two rotundas in the main building at Bikaner House. Outdoor chairs for small events might be available on request.

DIMENSIONS

7.3 m (diameter) / 23.95 ft
Open to the sky

HIRING CHARGES
Rs. 3000 per rotunda, per day

First Floor

Art Gallery (Kalamkaar)

Located on the first floor of the main building, Kalamkaar is a rectangular and self-contained white-cube space fitted with exhibition-standard lighting and flooring. Movable wall panels can be provided for any kind of demarcation or segmentation required. For exhibitions at Kalamkaar, an adjoining lobby area may also be available if organisers would like to set up information desks.

DIMENSIONS

7.12 x 16.6 m / 23.36 x 54.46 ft
Height: 4.18 m / 13.71 ft

HIRING CHARGES
Rs. 10,000 (per day)

AASMAAN

True to its name, Aasmaan is made up of two contiguous terraces on the first floor of the Main Building. Situated directly along the front facade of the building, it offers splendid views of its architectural features, and is flanked by resplendent chhatris (dome-shaped pavilions).

Aasmaan can be used for:

  • Performances
  • Previews, High Tea and Receptions
  • Poetry Readings and Book Launches
  • Film/ TV/ Documentary Shoots

HIRING CHARGES
Rs. 6,000/10,000 (6 hours/ 12 hours)

ARAISH

Araish, named for its opulent and decorative appearance, is a palatial meeting room located on the first floor of the Main Building. It is equipped with comfortable seating and video conferencing facilities. It seats 15 - 20 people. It has a fully equipped attached bathroom and can be used as a self-contained space.

  • Meetings and Conferences
  • Formal Receptions
  • Film/ TV/ Documentary Shoots

HIRING CHARGES
Rs. 6,000/10,000 (6 hours/ 12 hours)

BLOMFIELD ROOM

Named after Charles Blomfield, the architect who designed Bikaner House, the Blomfield Room is a cosy and intimate space located on the first floor of the Main Building. It also holds the Bikaner House library collection. It can be used for a range of arts and literature events, including:

  • Book launches and Poetry Readings
  • Intimate concerts
  • Previews and Receptions
  • Film/ TV/ Documentary Shoots

The Blomfield Room has a small attached pantry that can be used to serve tea and light refreshments.

HIRING CHARGES
Rs. 6,000/10,000 (6 hours/ 12 hours)

GUFTAGU

Guftagu is a cosy room opposite Araish and can be used as an ante chamber or a private meeting room. It can be used in conjunction with Kalamkaar or any of the first floor spaces as a space for multimedia installations. It has a fully equipped attached bathroom.

It can be used for:

  • Multimedia Installations
  • Meetings
  • Film/ TV/ Documentary Shoots

HIRING CHARGES
Rs. 6,000/10,000 (6 hours/ 12 hours)

SHEESH DIWARI

Sheesh Diwari is an intimate space, named for the intricate mirrorwork that adorns its interiors. Located on the first floor of the Main Building. It is equipped with comfortable seating which can be moved around or removed altogether to repurpose the room for a range of occasions. It has a fully equipped attached bathroom and can be used as a self-contained space.

  • Meetings and Conferences
  • Formal Receptions
  • Film/ TV/ Documentary Shoots

HIRING CHARGES
Rs. 6,000/10,000 (6 hours/ 12 hours)