India's Garden City, Bangalore is home to a growing community of artists and designers, with many artist led initiatives and design studios coming up all across the city. While Bangalore hosts its own international art and literary festivals, it also boasts of an extensive public art presence, with most metro stations covered in bright murals.
The gallery is a repository of the cultural ethos of the country by showcasing the some of the most significant collection of modern and contemporary art and the changing art forms through the passage of the last hundred and fifty years.
The museum is dedicated to Yelahanka Chieftain Kempegowda, who is considered to have been the founder of the city of Bangalore. A unique feature of this museum is its glassed floor, which has a print of an 18th century map running all across it.
Built by Mysorean ruler Tipu Sultan as his summer retreat back in 1791, this palace is completely made out of teak. The ground floor has a museum that displays portraits, artefacts and clothings of the royalty.
This gallery has an extensive collection of Indian paintings, prints, sculptures and folk art that gives the visitor a glimpse into the inspiration of leading and upcoming Indian artists.
With the aim of preserving and promoting cartooning and cartoonists in the country, this institute recognizes the talents in the field and popularize the art form among the masses.