Academy of Fine Arts
Museum type :
oldest fine arts societies

Established in :

Holidays :

Visiting Hours :
10:00 am to 10:00 pm

Contact No :
+91 33 2223 4303

Location :
West bengal , India

Display Objects :

There are some famous paintings here like Saat bhai champa by Gaganendranath Tagore, Shiva with Ganesh. The collection includes out-of-the-world paintings and sculptures by Indian and International artists and are a testament to their creative and innovative genius.

Description :

  • There is a theatre auditorium in Academy of Fine Arts which is one of the most popular spot for performers and viewers of the city.Since 1984, an annual theatre festival is organized here.

  • It was initially located in a room loaned by the Indian Museum, and the annual exhibitions used to take place in the adjoining verandah.

  • In the 1950s, thanks to the efforts of Lady Ranu Mookerjee and patronage by B.C.Roy, Chief Minister of West Bengal.