Kerkar Art Complex


13.7/5(54 Ratings)

Kerkar Art Complex Overview

Ranked 6 of 10 sightseeing in Calangute

Kerkar Art Gallery is the popular art gallery of Calangute that holds display of sculptures and paintings made by Subodh Kerkar. The exhibition at the gallery also holds display of the artwork of contemporary artists from all over India.

The main attraction of this gallery is the terracotta and elliptical-shaped collectibles. Tourists visiting the gallery can see the paintings and sculptures of fishermen, sea queen and royal couples. This gallery also organises workshops for the sculptures and painters.

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What travellers are saying about Kerkar Art Complex

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
10:00 AM -11:00 PM
10:00 AM -11:00 PM
10:00 AM -11:00 PM
Public Holidays:
10:00 AM -11:00 PM

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Reviews and Ratings

Rajesh khanna

Rajesh khanna5.0/5

3 reviews

Very interesting place to see

Visited Kerkar art gallery the first year we went to Goa and went to the (Tuesday) Evening performance which was about 250r each if I remember. We were given a bottle of Limca (ugh! But never mind, and were seated in the back courtyard of the centre. Seating for about 20-30 I think and the courtyard was lit with atmospheric tealights, temple lantern type lighting and there was the smell of incense. The performance was preceded by a very short but informative talk and then each performer gave short intro to there performance. Saw a sitar and tabla player and classical indian dancers. Lasted about 2 hours and was well worth the visit. There is also the art gallery there which is small but very interesting to see or purchase items(no pressure whatsoever).

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Rizwanuddin Rafiq

Rizwanuddin Rafiq5.0/5

2881 reviews

Migration of hindu deities due to Portuguese attack

Kerkar Art Complex, is the largest private contemporary art Complex in India. Every artwork is dedicated to Goa, Goans and Ocean. Complex houses many art work like a grand Church Bell, whenever rang produces different musical sound, Portuguese Butterfly bread, Chicken Cafreal, migration of Hindu Deities during Portuguese attack on Hindu Temples and their demolition, from Margao to the Jungle of Ponda by boats, Shell work, various paintings and Pablo's Photo collection and many historical item related to the Goa, such as Indigo and Chilli. One special Chair which depicts that chair remain same but Rulers are rolling. Every artwork is excellent as created by the ideas of Inter National Fem Artist Mr. Subodh Kerkar and he mostly used rubber, wood, shells, and cloth. This complex is a great place to visit without having any bar. It is situated between Saligao and Nerul, at Plot No 79, Pilerne Industrial Area, Pilerne, Bardez, Goa, It has a nice theatre where visitors are validated by an hour documentary film and it has a restaurant too. Of course for visitors convenience artistically many sign boards are there at all major tourist destination in Goa.

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Carell Andres

Carell Andres3.6/5

8 reviews

Nice place for paint lovers

The Kerkar Art Complex is a such a nice place for painting, photograph and art lovers. It is a complex which offers open-air dance recitals every Tuesday night.

Sai vivek Kalyan

Sai vivek Kalyan4.3/5

3 reviews

Interesting and wonderful place

A wonderful place to visit and lovely place to enjoy, can gain a lot of knowledge over there we can have fun. This is a quite interesting place we cant leave that place.

Sanjeev Jain

Sanjeev Jain3.9/5

9 reviews

Beautiful art complex

It's mind-blowing. We enjoyed every moment here. Heaven for art lovers. I salute who made this complex so beautifully and purposeful. We loved it.

Nishitha K n

Nishitha K n5.0/5

522 reviews

Amazing collection

Kerkar art complex has colourful paintings. We really liked the paintings and also the photographs. I really had great fun!

Sudhakar rao Chatla

Sudhakar rao Chatla3.2/5

6 reviews

Completely enjoyable place

Nice place to catch the early morning glimpseof the beach. It is a completely enjoyable place.



6 reviews

Good Place

Nice to see the art there. Memorable time. Must go once.

Birju Bhavsar

Birju Bhavsar3.9/5

7 reviews

Art complex

Very good place. It's good place for some change in the routine sightseeing. we also enjoyed going over there.
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