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 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.
A virtual museum aiming to celebrate India’s cultural heritage through exhibition, education and conservation, enabling a better exposure of the public to important cultural history and visual arts in India.
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.