List of Arts & Cultural Institutions in India

India is not only known for its cultural and geographical diversity but is also famous for variety of art and cultural forms. It plays an important role in the transformation of society from fused to prismatic and finally to diffracted which further help in the development of any nation.
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India is not only known for its cultural and geographical diversity but is also famous for variety of art and cultural forms. It plays an important role in the transformation of society from fused to prismatic and finally to diffracted which further help in the development of any nation.

This article gives you a glimpse of all the important information related to cultural heritage, ancient monuments, literary arts etc.

Art & Cultural Institutions in India

Institutions

Headquarters

Anthropological Survey of India, 1945

Kolkata

Archaeological Survey of India, 1861

New Delhi

Asiatic Society, 1784 (Sir William Jones)

Kolkata

Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, 1985

New Delhi

Lalit Kala Akademi (National Academy of fine Arts), 1954

New Delhi

National Archives of India, 1981

New Delhi

National School of Drama, 1959

New Delhi

Sahitya Academy, 1954

Sangeet Natak Academy, 1953

New Delhi

New Delhi

Library of Tibetan Works and Archives

Dharmashala

Science city

Kolkata

Victorial Memorial Hall

Kolkata

Birla Industrial and Tech Museum

Kolkata

Central Institute of Buddhist Studies

Leh

Nava Nalanda Mahavihara

Nalanda (Birla)

National Gallery of Modern Art

New Delhi

India International Centre

New Delhi

Centre for Cultural Resources and Training

New Delhi

Soorya

Thiruvananthapuram

Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), 1984

New Delhi

Kalakshetra Foundation, 1936

Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai

South Central Zone Cultural Centre

Nagpur, Maharashtra

Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre

Kolkata

National Museum

New Delhi

Khuda Baksh Oriental Public Library

Patna

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies

Kolkata

North Central Zone Cultural Centre

Allahabad

The Government Museum

Chennai

The Government Museum and Art Gallery

Chandigarh

The Mehrangarh Museum Trust

Jodhpur

There are several Universities which offer programmes relating to archaeology, ancient history, art history etc. Below is the sample list of Institutions with which award holders have been connected.

  1. Delhi University
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru University
  3. Calcutta University
  4. Maharaja Shivaji Rao University of Baroda, Vadodara
  5. Deccan College, Pune
  6. Tamil University, Thanjavur
  7. Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan

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