13 Art Centres in India that you should visit - With photos & details

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13 Art Centres to explore in India

The seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. A hotpot of languages, religions, numerous cultures & traditions.

Bharat BhavanBharat Bhawan Rd, Near Upper Lake, Krishna Nagar, Shymala Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462013, India

Bharat Bhavan is an autonomous multi-arts complex and museum in the state of capital Bhopal inaugurated in 1982. It is a multi-arts centre that has been set up to create an interactive experience through verbal, visual and performing arts.

Bordoa SatraBordua, Assam 782122, India

Bordowa or Bordowa Satra is a shrine, a centre of art and culture and is the birthplace of a great litterateur, artist, dramatist and founder of Vaishnav dharma in Assam. The Bordowa Satra is founded by great saint Sankardeva after his return from his first pilgrimage in about 1494 A.D. This pious pilgrimage or shrine is itself a popular place to visit.

Buddha ViharNear University Kalburgi, Sedam Road, Gulbarga University, Jnana Ganga, Kalnoor, Gulbarga, Karnataka 585105, India

Buddha vihara is a Buddhist temple and spiritual center in Gulbarga. It blends architectural features of eminent Buddhist centers of Sanchi, Sarnath, Ajanta and Nagpur and has been constructed conforming to traditional Buddhist architecture.

Kamalabari SatraKamalabari Satra, Assam, India

Kamalabari satra was founded by Bedulapadma Ata. It is the center of culture, art, literature and classical studies for many long years and even continues to do so. This satra has produced many great figures in the state in the culture sector. This Satra has many well-known artists like Muktiyar Bayan and Late Maniram Dutta who had contributed a lot towards upliftment of the classical dance status of Assam.

Kerala KalamandalamThrissur - Shoranur Road, Thrissur District, Cheruthuruthy, Kerala 679531, India

The centre for learning traditional art forms of Kerala.

Kerala Kathakali CentreKB Jacob Rd, Fort Nagar, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001, India

Traditional arts center presenting masked Kathakali dance shows classical musical nights & martial arts. They have daily Kathakali shows in the evening, the show takes around two hours. The show is usually followed by differnt kinds of art form presentations in alternating days.

Kochi Biennale Foundation1/1903, Kunnumpuram Rd, Kunnumupuram, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001, India

Every second year, Cochin welcomes Biennale- promoting art, culture and education activities created and curated by artists from different parts of the world.

Kutch MuseumOpposite hmisar lake, Ghanshyam Nagar, Bhuj, Gujarat 370001, India

This is the oldest museum in Gujarat. Kutch museum was initially formed as a part of the School of Arts established by Khengarji III, the Maharao of Cutch State. It was founded on 1 July 1877. The museum has the largest existing collection of Kshatrapa inscriptions, dating to the 1st century AD. The oldest Kshatrap six inscription-stones found in Andhau village in Khavda are moved here.

Manjusha car MuseumSH 37, Daramasthala, Karnataka 574216, India

Museum with a unique collection of objects, antiques, paintings, art crafts, temple chariots, vintage, and classic cars. The museum is located to the south of the famous Lord Manjunatha temple.

Seven Wonders ParkKotri Mini Flyover, Ballabhbari, Gumanpura, Kota, Rajasthan 324006, India

It is a park that is housed with the replicas of the 7 wonders of the world in the Kota city of Rajasthan. Many people come here to see the wonders of the world and click photos of monuments.

St. Aloysius ChapelP B No 720, P, B 720, St Aloysius College Rd, Kodailbail, Mangalore, Karnataka 575003, India

Built by Jesuit Missionaries in 1880 and its interiors painted by the Italian Jesuit Antonio Moscheni in 1899. The interior of the chapel is decorated with paintings that cover almost all of the walls, which is unusual in chapels in India. The paintings are preserved by the trust of the arts and cultural heritage which maintains and restores all historic artifacts.

Utsav Rock GardenOn NH-4 Shiggaon Taluk, Gotagodi, Karnataka 581197, India

Utsav Rock is a World-Class Tourist Spot in Haveri, North Karnataka where art, architecture, and nature all Combine under one roof. Utsav Rock is an ideal place for you and your family for one day picnic near Hubballi and Haveri.   Rock garden is the best place for a one-day outing for school kids and college goers educational tours/trips.

Vijaya Vittala TempleHampi, Karnataka 583239, India

Ancient monument which is well known for its exceptional architecture and unmatched craftsmanship. It has so many beautiful stone structures.This is one of the largest and  famous structures in Hampi