Kalidasa Academy, established in 1978, is a multidisciplinary institution located in Ujjain
, Madhya Pradesh
. Set up by the state government, it was built in memory of Kalidasa
, the supreme poet of the senses of aesthetic beauty of sensuous emotion.
The aim of the academy is to strengthen the various elements in all forms of art with the backdrop of Kalidasian aesthetics. The academy provides facilities for research and study in Sanskrit classical and traditional performing arts and their adaptation for contemporary stage in different cultural and linguistic millions.
Kalidasa Academy has a theatre, museum, library, lecture and seminary halls, mini stage for rehearsals, research facilities for scholars, and a large open air theater.