Kala Bhavana Overview

Ranked 7 of 16 sightseeing in Santiniketan

In 1919, Rabindranath Tagore established Kala Bhavan, the centre for study and research in visual arts in India, in the complex of Viswa Bharati University. The subjects offered here include history of art, painting, sculpture, graphics and artistic design on which graduate and diploma courses are available.

The facilities extended to the students are Studio for Visual Arts, Kala Bhavana Museum that has around 19,000 articles in it, discussion forums and others. This place is also known for its research conducted by students.

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Kala Bhavana

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10th Jan 18

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 2-3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunrise
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    Operating hours

    Monday - Friday:
    10:00 AM -5:00 PM
    10:00 AM -5:00 PM
    10:00 AM -5:00 PM
    Public Holidays:
    12:00 AM -12:00 AM

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    Amit Ghosh

    Amit Ghosh3.6/5

    581 reviews

    Creation of artists

    This is where artists are trained and taught to appreciate art. Settled as school to visual arts, visit this place to get the gala view of the magnificent art of the place. You can also get to view the most creative of art forms here.

    Rupa sengupta

    Rupa sengupta4.6/5

    2 reviews

    For art lovers

    It reminded me of all the artists of Shantiniketan. Specially, I would like to mention Mr. Jogen Chowdhury's name.

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