The institution is situated at the
Guruvayur temple’s eastern gate. It was founded by Shri MammiyoorKrishnankutty,
a famous mural painter. The institute was established in 1989 and is looked
after by GuruvayurDevaswom.
The institution offers a Diploma of
five years in the Kerala style of the mural painting, sculpture and art, and aesthetics.
The teaching system is based on the traditional Gurukula methods.