Shankardev Kalakschetra Museum
Museum type :
Art and History

Established in :
1990

Holidays :
MONDAY

Visiting Hours :
10.00 am to 5.00 pm

Contact No :
91-361-2602281

Location :
Assam , India

Display Objects :

It is determine a grand exposition of the life and culture of the people of Assam. The Kalakshetra is a complex that displays the art of the state and also has the theater that hosts several cultural functions.




Description :

Shankardev Kalakschetra is an Assamese cultural museum in the Panjabari area of Guwahati, India. It includes an art gallery and a children's park. It is named after the great Vaishnavite reformer of Assam, Sankardeva. A museum is a "permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity and its environment, for the purposes of education, study, and enjoyment", as defined by the International Council of Museums. The UK Museums Association definition (adopted 1998) is Museums enable people to explore collections for inspiration, learning and enjoyment. They are institutions that collect, safeguard and make accessible artifacts and specimens, which they hold in trust for society.