This art institution promotes Indian cultural heritage throughout a total of 13 museums, each housing different collections. Exhibitions on both the state and national level range from traditional Mysore paintings and sculptures to folk and tribal art from across Asia.
The galleries host a wide range of Indian and international contemporary art, including a collection of leather puppetry and an extensive display of Russian artist Nicholas Roerich’s paintings of the Himalayas. Other notable collections include the works of Kejriwal, Kukke and Krishna Reddy.
As a center for the visual arts, the gallery is home to a renowned school of art, as well as a popular “art mart” store with original pieces, canvas prints and books for sale. The tree-lined campus also hosts several handicraft festivals each year.
The gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It is closed on Sundays and government holidays. Admission is 50 Indian Rupees for adults and 5 Indian Rupees for children.