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ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS
Situated on Cathedral Rd, collections include contemporary Indian art, Tagore's original paintings, manuscripts and personal belongings. The academy runs an artist's studio and there is constant cultural activity and art exhibitions in its
Timings of art galleries Tue-Sun 12 noon-8pm, Mon Closed
One of the largest in the world. Regular astronomical shows are presented here with commentaries in English, Hindi and Bengali.
Timings Hindi 12:30pm, 2:30pm & 4:30pm. English 6:30pm & 1:30pm.
Bengali 3:30pm & 5:30pm. Extra shows on Sun & holidays; Hindi 10:30 Bengali 11:30pm.
BIRLA ACADEMY OF ART AND CULTURE MUSEUM
Located near Rabindra Sarobar, collections include paintings of the mediaeval period as well as modern art and some archaeological specimens.
Timings Tue-Sun 4pm-8pm, Mon Closed
This village for visual arts is an ideal place for upcoming artists in various fields - ceramics, paintings, graphics and clay modeling. It is here where they can work and experiment with the interaction of senior artists, art lovers, collectors and creative personalities. It has 26 members whose work is on display and is a good opportunity to watch the artists at work.
Situated 3 km from the VIP Kaikhali Junction before the Airport Hotel, it is a little tricky getting there so get
directions before you leave.
For more details contact 5739468.