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

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13 Art Galleries to explore in India

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Baroda Museum And Picture GalleryUniversity Rd, Dak Bunglaw, Sayajiganj, Vadodara, Gujarat 390018, India

built-in 1894 on the lines of the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Science Museum of London. Major Mant in association with R.F. Chisholm who refined some of Mant's finest works to make genuine Indo-Saracenic architecture designed the Building of this Museum. It preserves a rich collection of art, sculpture, ethnography and ethnology.

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.

Birla MuseumArera Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462011, India

This museum is part of the Birla Mandir complex. The Birla Museum houses a small but selective display of fine stone sculpture, informatively displayed with explanatory panels in English in the main galleries, most of them seventh to 12th century statues. It also has a good selection of archaeological finds from excavations.

Capitol ComplexCapitol Complex, Sector 1, Chandigarh, 160001, India

Capitol Complex located in the sector-1 of Chandigarh city in India is a government compound designed by the architect Le Corbusier[1] and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is spread over an area of around 100 acres and is a prime manifestation of Chandigarh's architecture. It comprises three buildings, three monuments and a lake, including the Palace of Assembly or Legislative Assembly, Secretariat, High Court, Open Hand Monument, Geometric Hill and Tower of Shadows.

Government Museum and Art Gallery#502 sector, 10C, Sector 10, Chandigarh, 160011, India

Museum explaining the story of Chandigarh’s creation. The museum displays original letters and correspondence between administrators and the architects who created Chandigarh’s blueprint.

Gujari Mahal archaeological museum GwaliorLohamandi, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 474008, India

This is a state museum in Gwalior, located in the fortress of the Gujari Mahal. It displays numerous artifacts of the region, including a fragment of the Garuda capital of the Heliodorus pillar from Vidisha. Rare artifacts at the museum include Hindu and Jain sculptures dated to the 1st and 2nd centuries BCE, a miniature statue of Salabhanjika, terracotta items and replicas of frescoes seen in the Bagh Caves.

Jaganmohan Palace Art Gallery And AuditoriumDeshika Rd, opp. City Bus Stand, Devaraja Mohalla, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka 570024, India

A magnificent palace adding the royal grandeur of this city of Palace, Mysore is the Jaganmohan Palace. During the rule of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, this palace with its three stories has been converted into an art gallery, named as Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery, displaying a rich collection of paintings by various known artists.

Kala GhodaKala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India

Kala Ghoda is a crescent-shaped art district in Downtown Mumbai. It has many of the city's heritage buildings, and is full of museums, art galleries and educational institutions

Maharaja Fateh Singh MuseumJawaharlal Nehru Marg, Navapura, Vadodara, Gujarat 390001, India

Travelers who want to peep into the life of erstwhile rulers should visit the Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum on their holiday to Gujarat. The museum occupies some portion of the esteemed Laxmi Vilas Palace, which was once the official residence of the Gaekwad family of Gujarat. On display in the museum are exclusive marble collections from countries like Europe, Japan, and China. Paintings made by Raja Ravi Varma depicting the royal family of Gaekwar are the highlights of the museum.

Mizoram State MuseumMacDonald Hill, Zarkawt, Aizawl, Mizoram 796001, India

The Mizoram State Museum is in Aizawl, Mizoram, India. It is an ethnographic museum with multipurpose collections on display. There are five galleries: Textile Gallery, Ethnology, History, Anthropology, Natural History, and Archeology Terrace. The collection occupies four floors.

Sarod GharJiwaji Ganj, Ratan Colony, Shekh Ki Bagiya, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 474001, India

Sarod ghar is a museum of music and has been set up in the ancestral house of the legendary Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan. This museum houses ancient musical instruments which were used by legendary Indian musicians of the past. It also exhibits a great collection of documents and photographs and the aim of this museum is to promote Indian classical culture and music.

Siddeswara TempleHaveri Railway Station Rd, Netaji Nagar, Vidya Nagar, Haveri, Karnataka 581110, India

This temple is built with soapstone and is similar to the Chalukyan temples based near Haveri.One of the architectural wonders in Karnataka.

Three Mothers Art GalleryThangapat Rd, Thangapat Mapal Thangjam Colony, Palace Compound, Imphal, Manipur 795001, India

Located within the premises of Thangapat Mapal Palace Compound in Imphal East, Three Mothers Art Gallery is a museum that showcases the rich culture, tradition, history and heritage of the state through Driftwood Sculpture Art. The art gallery cum museum is run by the artist Shri Gurumayum Shyamsunder Sharma and the museum is situated in a single shed like room within an area of 1000 square feet. Established in 1978.