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Kolkata

Known as the cultural capital of India, Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, has seen a revival of the arts and cultural movement with a new wave of art spaces emerging across the city. Drawing from a long literary, artistic, and architectural tradition, Kolkata is a mix of colonial remnants with a new age creative energy.

Museums

Displays personal collection of artworks of SD Ahuja. They have a collection of 2000 artworks of over 250 artists. These artworks are from all across the world but mostly are from India and around.

The largest and oldest museum in India showcasing a range of historical, cultural and scientific antiques, fossils, sculptures, and art objects.

Designed by the acclaimed Swiss architects Herzog and de Meuron, this Museum has high-end gallery and art restoration facilities, artist studios and an outdoor performance theater. The space is designed to merge modern and contemporary, together with performing arts, music, cinema, photography, literature, fine art and sculpture.

Galleries

Showcases contemporary art with a multidisciplinary approach.

Showcases contemporary art with a multidisciplinary approach.

Gallery showcasing contemporary and modern art supporting the development of art in India.

Arts Organization

Interactive arts centre hosting diverse programmes spanning art, craft, performance art, and product design.

Foundation and museum devoted to promoting and showcasing modern and contemporary Bengali and Indian art.

A multi-faceted art organization nurturing and disseminating creative and critical activity in the field of the arts, especially fine arts, theatre and cinema.

And when you need a break from all the art...

Marble Palace

19th century neoclassical mansion best known for its marble floors, walls, and sculptures. The palace is one of the best preserved mansions in Calcutta.

A 1920s townhouse restored and converted into a contemporary boutique hotel.

Cozy cafe with a wholesome menu and store featuring a wide range of contemporary crafts, textiles and ceramics in collaboration with traditional artisans.