“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Pablo Picasso
The capital of India, Dill walon ki Dilii offers you almost everything. From plenty of entertainment spots to choose from to numerous shopping areas, Delhi brings you everything. It has world class multiplexes like the PVR, Big Cinema, Fun Cinema, DT Cinema etc.And the night life in Delhi consists of clubs, bars, restaurants, etc., where you get a world class ambiance with quality service. But there is one more distinguish spot for those who love art and paintings. So today I’m going to tell you about the attractions for art lovers in Delhi!
Location – Jaipur House, Sher Shah Road Near Delhi High Court, India Gate, New Delhi-110001
Timings – 10 AM to 5 PM
Closed on Monday.
Contact: 011 2338 2835
The National Art Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is the premier art gallery under the Ministry of Culture ( Govt. of India). This art gallery houses collection of paintings, sculptures, graphics and photographs of Indian artists and some of International artists. The best part is that this place is not much crowded so you can have a great time around the modern art.
Location – Rabindra Bhawan, Feroze Shah Road, New Delhi-110001.
Timing – 10 am to 6 pm
Closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Contact – 011- 23387241-43
It is India’s National academy for fine arts. This gallery is very spacious and is spread over three floors. The gallery holds the prestigious Triennale India in which 30 to 40 countries participate, and a national exhibition of photography and art is held. You can always find something interesting happening over here and especially during the winter months.
Location – 11, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi – 110016
Timing – 10:30 AM – 7 PM
Closed on Sunday.
Contact – 011 – 46005300
This art gallery is located in the Hauz Khaas Village and is one of the leading art galleries in New Delhi! This art gallery houses one of the most profound collection of Indian Modern Art.
The collection showcases artists from early 20th century, the range of significant modern practice from all significant art centers of the country, whether Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Baroda and the many centers of the south. While the focus is on the modern period, the Delhi Art gallery Modern art collection also showcases the work of some of the most celebrated travelling European artists from the seventeenth century onward.
Location – A8, Connanught Place, Near Rajiv Chowk Metro Station.
Timings – 11 AM – 7 PM
Contact – 011-41516056
Dhoomimal Art Centre , established in 1936 by Sh. Ram Babu Jain is the oldest contemporary art gallery in India. This art gallery houses of Sculpture Court, Ravi Jain Center for International Arts and an Art Museum that makes this place more than just a sale counter giving the art lovers an opportunity to browse through some wonderful pieces of work by famous and great artists. Showcasing contemporary Indian works by really great artists, this place is a must visit for a treat for your eyes.
Location – 205, Tansen Marg, Triveni Kala Sangam,
New Delhi 110001, India. ( Nearest Metro – Mandi House or Barakhambha Road)
Timings – 10 AM to 7 PM
Closed on Sunday.
Contact – +91 8800448713, +91 9818696193
Located in the famous Triveni Kala Sangam Complex this well known art gallery was started by one of the most influential Indian theater directors of the 20th century, Ebrahim Alkazi in 1978 and his wife Roshan Alkazi, the renowned costume designer, this gallery houses collection of Indian Contemporary art. They have an exhaustive collection of sculptures, ceramics, paintings , etc. And there are very fine restaurants nearby and they serve really good Vegetarian food. So this place is a perfect spot for art lovers and a foodie too!
“Art, Undeniably, is conductive to happiness”. So this weekend go ahead and have some happy and peaceful time at these famous art galleries , if you want to avoid the bustle of everyday routine.
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