Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Categories: Art Museums, Art Galleries, Museums
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4.4/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
A visit to Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat allows you to get to know the artists of the area, in thirteen galleries and museums, as well as out in the streets. This part of town is dedicated to all kinds of art, from paintings to handmade items such as jewelry. In one of the museums, see the exhibition of the famous Russian painter Roerich, who spent the last part of his life in India. You can also see the displays of old leather puppets and different sculptures. Once a year, people gather in the streets and exhibit their art for all the visitors to see and perhaps buy a piece. To visit Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat and other attractions in Bengaluru (Bangalore), use our Bengaluru (Bangalore) trip itinerary planner.
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  • Must do activity in Bangalore, right next to the Golf Course and Lalit Ashok, leafy art gallery with various art fairs throughout the year. 
  • Centrally located, a place to treat one's eyes with exquisite arts. They have some exclusive exhibitions where artisans from different parts of India exhibit their talent and many of these are availab...  read more »
  • A must visit for all art lover all round the year!!The grand visual feast is during Chitra santhe (first sunday of the month of Jan every year) 
  • For all the art lovers in Karnataka, this is the Gurukul. Ultimate place. The moment we enter, we get to see the art creations using various material mediums, technics... The best is here, and only here. The next nearest stop is either in Mamallapuram, or Pune, or Thiruvananthapuram
  • Place is well maintained. Staffs are helpful and polite. The art gallery and shop has high quality and beautiful paintings. There is a museum inside the parishath. It also has a cafeteria/food center. There is a good shop for all painting related materials. Lots of trees inside the area. Overall a nice place.
  • This is one of THE places to visit when there is the famous at expo "chitra santhe". Every winter kcp offers a chance for upcoming artists to display their art. The college itself is regarded very highly in its field and has a wide gallery of different art displayed in the halls. If you're visiting Bangalore and have a taste for the State's local and exquisite art do look for when " chitra santhe " is on and visit!
  • Chitra Santhe - Splash of creativity and colours I did not come to this annually held Chitra Santhe with any expectations as I hadn't visited an art fair of this sort anytime before. But I have to confess I loved this massive art market named Chitra Santhe held yesterday (Jan 3rd 2015). The place gives art connoisseurs a new peek into the art world. So many stalls depicting work and techniques of various artists from across the country is a treat to the eyes and so much knowledge to learn. From on-the-spot caricature artists to face and body painters to on-the-spot portrait artists, you can experience art in live at the fair. You need to visit with time on hands to stroll through lanes that have the stalls laid out by over 1300+ artists (I was surprised where my 5+ hours had gone). To me it was a thrilling experience and I have had some meaningful conversations too with a couple of artists, one who came from Coimbatore and other from Andhra. To think that Chitra Santhe is free is just incredible. If you haven't been there (particularly if you're art lover) then you have missed something wonderful.
  • Not much collection, good for a short visit if you are on that way. Their annual event 'Chitra santhe' is a great experience for art lovers
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