National Gallery of Modern Art

The National Gallery of Modern Art is located in the Jaipur house, near the Delhi high court. It is located on the Sher Shah road near the famous India gate. The building was formally the palace of king of Jaipur. It was transformed into modern art gallery in 1954 and was inaugurated by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, then vice president of India. The gallery has a splendid collection of various art forms. The establishment has a collection of paintings, sculptures, books, graphic designs etc. This collection goes over 4000 in count.

The modern art gallery showcases how the modern art evolved in India and beyond. The gallery has a collection of paintings from the famous British painter Thomas Daniel. These paintings belong to 19th century and 20th century.  Other than this, major works of Ravindra Nath Tagore like twilight, rainy season could be found in the collection. Art forms for famous Indian artist like Jamini Roy, Amrita Sher Gill, Ramkumar Kinkar, Binod  Mukherjee etc. The gallery has a fully functional restoration department which is responsible for maintaining and preserving these art pieces. The gallery has been working towards the mission of providing platform to new talent by organizing shows for such new artists.

The gallery has a publication department which has published more than 300 publications, 40 poster, etc. regular camps are also organized for children so as to increase awareness and understanding of modern art. The gallery remains close on Monday and on all other days it remains open from 10:00 am till 5:00 pm.

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