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List of Arts & Cultural Institutions in India

24-JUN-2016 12:16

    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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