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Cholamandal Artists' Village

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An unassuming introduction to local art, the Cholamandal Village is a serene set-up, displaying works of upcoming and established artists, painters and sculptors from South India. It was built in 1966 and is nine kilometers from the city. The...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Injambakkam, Chennai (Madras) 600041, India
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Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

Art addicted should come here, there is some beautiful art pieces! Staff is very nice. Never saw till visit such a modern Buddha ! Other art pieces are amazing ! There is also a nice retrospective from Vasudev. Very nice paintings and other works...

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WorldcitizenCH
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Forewarning - The Artists village would be a very good attraction for the ART LOVERS only. If you have no inclination for ART- better skip Located off the main road and on the ECR Road, it is set up in a very peaceful environment. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

This place is exhibiting old South Indian Architecture. We would need about at least 5 hours to go over all the buildings. All 4 south Indian states house models are shown in a spacious place. This place is worth watching with family. Entry fee nominal....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SyedIqbal123
Reviewed 12 July 2018

After visiting the museum, don't forget to take a stroll into the artist residential / work area. You will find many artists working on their next masterpieces. I bought a nice painting, which they packed very nicely for flight travel. It arrived without a scratch.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank UtpalShah
Reviewed 30 January 2018

On my way back to Chennai from Dakshin Chitra museum, I went here. I like modern art so I did enjoy my visit. Sample works by contemporary artists are exhibited here. Almost half of the exhibit is permanent (called "the museum"), and the other half...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Eric G
Reviewed 19 December 2017

For those who are too much into Arts. I just liked one painting there which was on first floor right side. Well-maintained, if happens to be on ECR, worth a one time visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank YashiR25
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This artists’ village displays modern and abstract paintings and sculptures from India. I very much enjoyed perusing the works on displays and it is definitely worth seeing if you are interested in the art scene from India. The pieces are well-presented and there is plenty...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank atulg138
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This Art Gallery is located close to the VGP Theme Park along the ECR. It displays paintings of various themes. The art gallery is well maintained. It is not usually crowded as it is away from the center of the city.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank dinesh_j84
Reviewed 27 September 2017

nothing special to see over there...waste of time...I personally do not recommend anyone to go for this place

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This museum with contemporary art is such a nice place to spend an afternoon with. I got so amused by their history. You will also have the chance to meet the artists during the morning. I strictly recommend to watch "Krishnaa" by A. Selvaraj. My...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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ssrinamahaa077
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A very nominal entry fee of Rs. 30 per head for adults and Rs. 20 for children collected.
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