Birla Academy of Art & Culture - #1 Art Gallery in Kolkata

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The Birla Academy of Art & Culture was established in 1967 with the principal objective of fostering the growth of art and culture with emphasis on visual and performing arts...

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Birla Academy of Art & Culture - #1 Art Gallery in Kolkata:

Birla Academy of Art & Culture - #1 Art Gallery in Kolkata

The Birla Academy of Art & Culture was established in 1967 with the principal objective of fostering the growth of art and culture with emphasis on visual and performing arts. In this time, the Academy has established itself as a centre of cultural, artistic and educational activities.:

The Birla Academy of Art & Culture was established in 1967 with the principal objective of fostering the growth of art and culture with emphasis on visual and performing arts. In this time, the Academy has established itself as a centre of cultural, artistic and educational activities.

History It all started when Sri & Smt B.K. Birla; foremost industrialists of India, had started collecting rare and valuable treasures of art out of their profound love for art & beauty. With a sizeable collection in place, it was decided that such veritable treasure troves of history should be accessible to all. A public Charitable Trust was created in 1962 with a view to collecting, preserving and exhibiting art objects for the public…:

History It all started when Sri & Smt B.K. Birla; foremost industrialists of India, had started collecting rare and valuable treasures of art out of their profound love for art & beauty. With a sizeable collection in place, it was decided that such veritable treasure troves of history should be accessible to all. A public Charitable Trust was created in 1962 with a view to collecting, preserving and exhibiting art objects for the public…

History For accommodating the proposed institute, the present eleven storied building was completed in 1966 and it was formally inaugurated under the name “Birla Academy of Art & Culture” by Karan Singh in 1967. It is now one of the premier museums and art galleries of the country. It consists of spacious display-halls, necessary for full-fledged cultural centre of modern importance.:

History For accommodating the proposed institute, the present eleven storied building was completed in 1966 and it was formally inaugurated under the name “Birla Academy of Art & Culture” by Karan Singh in 1967. It is now one of the premier museums and art galleries of the country. It consists of spacious display-halls, necessary for full-fledged cultural centre of modern importance.

Facilities & Activities The main activities of the Academy consist of : Collecting, preserving and displaying museum objects Hosting exhibitions of Indian and International Art objects Organizing cultural performances Educational programmes of varied nature:

Facilities & Activities The main activities of the Academy consist of : Collecting, preserving and displaying museum objects Hosting exhibitions of Indian and International Art objects Organizing cultural performances Educational programmes of varied nature

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For More Information Please Contact Birla Academy of Art & Culture 108 Southern Avenue, Kolkata – 700029 T: 2466 6802, 2466 2843, 4008 9489   W:   www.birlaart.com  

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