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Address: 2 Cathedral Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700071, India
Phone Number:
223 4302

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Art Collection & Theatre

Good collection of Art.Round the year exhibitions on Fine Arts & Sculptures are held. Budding artists as well as Famous ones display their work annually. Theatre is also there and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jamshedpur, India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are a art & culture loving person, then your visit to Kolkata will be incomplete till you visit Academy of Fine Arts. There is an auditorium where different theatre group of Kolkata and from outside perform 365 days and also there are number of art galleries where art exhibitions are held throughout the year.

Thank SomnathBhattacharyy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many brilliant art and hand craft in the same building. They have build so many thing with daily life used material.

Thank Ditun_P
Jamshedpur, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good collection of Art.Round the year exhibitions on Fine Arts & Sculptures are held. Budding artists as well as Famous ones display their work annually. Theatre is also there and famous theatre groups perform there on weekends and also perhaps on Thursdays.

Thank KakaliKolkata
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Academy of Fine Arts is a wonderful platform for the artists - upcoming, seasoned and the teachers to come forward before the world to display what they are and to inspire the aspiring young talents to get encouraged to venture into innovative creations .

Thank Partha R
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Famous for art ( paintings and Sculptures ) exhibition. Famous also for staging contemporary theaters. Location is very ideal....next to Rabindra Sadan.

Thank Biplab46
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is one of the famous art academy in India. Various type of arts are available in this academy .

Thank Amit P
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

The academy was formally established by Lady Ranu Mukherjee during the 1930s. Famous paintings of Gaganendra Nath Tagore, Jamini Roy and other eminent artists are exhibited here. Besides the theatrical auditorium is also a spot of attraction for the performers as well as the avid viewers. The main attraction nowadays is the annual theatre festival here.

Thank Sudip K
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

The place has few galleries that host many art exhibitions. The layout or the design of the galleries is nothing to speak about. So it all depends upon the quality of the exhibits. The place is located in a prominent place but is constrained of space around it. The outside does not offer anything great either.

Thank Dev1972
Dehradun, India
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Well, I am talking about the auditorium of the Academy of fine Arts, Kolkata which is the mecca of Bengali theater. It is pathetic to see the complete negligence of the authorities concerned towards maintenance and upkeep of this place. For the last 20 years there has not been any change. When I see this in comparison with auditoriums in... More 

Thank devachakra
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is undoubtedly one of my favorite places in the city.I have gone there quite a few times to watch theater in the auditorium. Truly it is an excellent place for spending quality time.

Thank Preetam D

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