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MUSEUM & ART GALLERY TOUR IN BANGALORE

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MUSEUM & ART GALLERY TOUR IN BANGALORE

Explore Museum and Art Gallery :- Venkatappa Art Gallery, Karnataka Chitrakala Parisath,  National Gallery of Modern Art, Rangoli Metro Art Gallery or Paul Fernendes Apaulogy Gallery.

Rangoli Metro Art Gallery : - Housed in a century-old mansion - the former vacation home of the raja of Mysuru - this world-class National Gallery of Modern Art museum showcases an impressive permanent collection (and exhibitions). The Old Wing exhibits works from pre-Independence, including paintings by Raja Ravi Varma and Abanindranath Tagore. Connected by a pedestrian bridge, the sleek New Wing focuses on contemporary post-Independence works by artists including Sudhir Patwardhan and Vivan Sundaram. There's a great art-reference library, a cafe and a museum shop here, too.


The Karnataka Chitrakala Parisath is a superb gallery with a wide range of Indian and international contemporary art, as well as permanent displays of Mysuru-style paintings and folk and tribal pieces from across Asia. A section is devoted to the works of Russian master Nicholas Roerich, known for his vivid paintings of the Himalaya. The Pan Indian Panorama collection includes progressive art from SG Vasudev and Yusuf Arakkal.

The Venkatappa Art Gallery & Government Museum is in an imposing red colonial-era building dating from 1877 you'll find a dusty, neglected collection of ancient stone carvings and artefacts excavated from Halebid, Hampi and Attirampakkam. You can also see works by and the personal memorabilia of K Venkatappa (1887-1962), court painter to the Wodeyars (the former maharajas of the state).

In May 2013, the much awaited, restored boulevard of MG Road which had been disfigured by the metro construction, was opened. Now there is a much better version of the older hang-out spot: a two tiered pathway with a gallery, shops, children's play area and artisan's hub. Afternoon is the best time to visit the Rangoli Metro Art Centre.

Nestled in the green neighbourhood of Richards Town, this quaint gallery offers an unapologetic walk down the memory lanes of beautiful old Bangalore. All courtesy artist and an absolute gentleman, the perpetually smiling Paul Fernandes' brush strokes. After you take in the tales of Bangalore in the 70s, (Impees, Koshys, jackal's wedding on Brigade Road among others), you can enjoy the other collections, such as the vintage Mumbai series, Mangalorean family scenes, and a Goan holiday. Done? Great! Now you can take this art home -- either as framed prints, or a host of other options.

Itinerary :
10:00AM : Visit National Gallery for Modern Art
11:00 AM : Drive to Venkatappa Art Gallery
11: 30 PM : Drive to Karnataka Chitrakala Parisath
12:00 PM : Next visit is M G Road Rangoli Metro Art Gallery or Paul Fernendes Apaulogy Gallery
12:30 PM : Tour ends & return to hotel.

Availability of the tour : Tuesday - Saturday between 1000 - 1700 Hours
Closed on : Sunday & Monday
Duration of the tour : 03:00 hours
Tour starts at : 10:00 AM or 02:00 PM
Min no. of participant : 1
Max no. of participant : 10

Inclusions : Tour expert, 02 water bottles, Museum & Art Gallery one-time entrance tickets. Exclusions : Transportation, any purchase of personal items, food, beverages, tip, camera / video camera fees, insurance, etc. not mentioned in the inclusions

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