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Title: Birla Academy of Art & Culture - #1 Art Gallery in Kolkata


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Birla Academy of Art Culture - 1 Art Gallery
in Kolkata
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The Birla Academy of Art Culture was
established in 1967 with the principal objective
of fostering the growth of art and culture with
emphasis on visual and performing arts. In this
time, the Academy has established itself as a
centre of cultural, artistic and educational
activities.
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HistoryIt all started when Sri Smt B.K. Birla
foremost industrialists of India, had started
collecting rare and valuable treasures of art out
of their profound love for art beauty. With a
sizeable collection in place, it was decided that
such veritable treasure troves of history should
be accessible to all. A public Charitable Trust
was created in 1962 with a view to collecting,
preserving and exhibiting art objects for the
public
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History For accommodating the proposed
institute, the present eleven storied building
was completed in 1966 and it was formally
inaugurated under the name Birla Academy of Art
Culture by Karan Singh in 1967. It is now one
of the premier museums and art galleries of the
country. It consists of spacious display-halls,
necessary for full-fledged cultural centre of
modern importance.
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Facilities ActivitiesThe main activities of
the Academy consist of Collecting, preserving
and displaying museum objectsHosting exhibitions
of Indian and International Art
objectsOrganizing cultural performancesEducation
al programmes of varied nature
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For More Information Please Contact Birla Academy
of Art Culture 108 Southern Avenue, Kolkata
700029 T 2466 6802, 2466 2843, 4008
9489  W www.birlaart.com 
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