Top 4 Art Galleries in Mumbai to increase your art knowledge
Art Galleries in Mumbai are the proud of city due to its significant value and best work. Mumbai is India’s capital of Art work / galleries. Most popular artists of India have made Mumbai their home i.e. Maqbool Fida Husain who is considered as Picaso of India. There are also lots of arts galleries located in Mumbai which have significant art work to showcase their beautiful work. Let’s have a look at the list of Top 4 Art Galleries in Mumbai to make your vacation much enjoyable.
Volte Gallery has achieved one of the most significant place in short time of period. It was established in 2008 by Tushar Jiwarajka in Mumbai to cater the needs of art lovers. It has large space to showcase art i.e. 3000 square foot Victorian warehouse.
Volte has also sponsored various art projects as well as collaborated in various countries like Russia, China, Singapore and others.
Jehangir Art Gallery
Jehangir Art Gallery is one of the oldest art gallery in Mumbai. It was founded by Sir Cowasji Jehangir in 1952. This gallery is located in the heart of city i.e. Kala Ghoda in South Mumbai near the Gateway of India. It has significant impact on the art lovers and collectors.
Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum (Formerly Victoria and Albert Museum)
It is Mumbai’s oldest art museum as well as treasure of India’s art culture. It was established in 1855 as the house of decorative as well as industrial arts. It is located in the Byculla East, Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Marg in Mumbai. It has one of the most historicallly important script which is “Hatim Tai”.
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (Prince of Wales Museum)
It was established as “The Prince of Wales Museum” in 1922. Its construction was started in 1905 by the then Prince of Wales as the museum in Mumbai. Its architectural style is widely popular which is Indo-Saracenic i.e. mixed of Islamic, Victorian and Spanish architecture.
This gallery was established in 1996 to cater the needs of Artists and art lovers in Mumbai. It is situated near Regal Cinema in Colaba, South Mumbai. It has significant collections of best arts works by Pablo Picasso as well as Egyptian artefacts.
Important Information :
Open : Tuesday – Sunday Time 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Closed on national holidays
Admission fee : Rs. 10 (for Indians), Rs. 150 (For foreigners)
Tel. +91 22 22881971
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