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One of the oldest fine arts centre of India

The Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, formally established in 1933 by Lady Ranu Mukherjee, is one of... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Full of art and design.

An art gallery that had some really cool paintings. This place also offer course on applied art... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Noida, India
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2 Cathedral Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700071, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is not for the common people, but if you njoy paintings, this is the place for you. This is a historic place.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

Happy to see such places where people including students can display their art pieces. Some were by confirmed young artists, some by school children. It was a interesting mix and I hope this place will remain open! Great visit! Artists were there and ready to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

The Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, formally established in 1933 by Lady Ranu Mukherjee, is one of the oldest fine arts societies in India. It was initially located in a room loaned by the Indian Museum. In the 1950s the academy was shifted to the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 31 May 2018

An art gallery that had some really cool paintings. This place also offer course on applied art. Very nice place.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank reubenranjanfern2017
Reviewed 10 May 2018

This is a place for cultural gathering. Many exhibitions are done in this galary. It is situated near maidan thana or excide bus stop.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank sarmisthasinha
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Academy of fine arts or academy is heart of Kolkata's culture. They mainly provide gallery for exhibition . What I remember they have Central , South , North gallery for Paintings & photo exhibition. Gallery has to be book 1 year in advance even though...More

Date of experience: April 2017
6  Thank Ghanadip
Reviewed 30 November 2017

It was simple art gallery that had mesmerizing paintings. Not a fancy decor. Few paintings were very child-like but others were really astonishing. The best painting I liked was "Buddha+Krishna+Mahadev" (pic posted). I wish the description was also written so that its easy to know...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is one of my favorite place. Having a good cultural ambiance. This is a happening place with a feel good factor. People visiting Kolkata should visit this place. Lot of memories + Do not forget to have coffee and potato Roll from the canteen

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank anks010
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Definitely this is the central place for Bengali drama, specifically for classics or experimental. They have an adjacent art gallery, never miss and spend adequate time. And finally never miss the back side standing tea stall where mouthwatering Bengali finger foods are available. It is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Shyam A
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Great Place to catch up on the latest theatres...Also hosts other art, paintings and sculpture exhibitions but more famous for performances by bengal's great theatre groups...it is in a very good location with other auditoriums of Nandan, Rabindra Sadan and Sisir Mancha at a stone's...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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