Venkatappa Art Gallery - History, Timings & Entry Fee

Museum / Gallery

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Distance (From Bangalore City Railway Station): 4 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins

Place Location: Inside Govt Museum

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: This place is inside Karnataka Government Museum and can be visited together.

At a distance of 4 Kms from Bangalore City Railway Station, The Venkatappa Art Gallery is situated in the Karnataka Government Museum. The Art Gallery is comprised of two floors and displays 600 paintings. It houses some of the exclusive collections of scenic displays and also a must visit place in Bangalore for art lovers.

Venkatappa Art Gallery, as the name suggests has an exhibition of the great works of the famous artist K. Venkatappa. Some of the great works of the painter that one can see in the gallery include scenic view of the lake of Ooty, Nilgiri Mountains at Kodaikanal, sunrise of Ooty and so on. Works of artists like MF Hussain, Vasudev, Hanumaiah, Hariram, Rekha Rao etc are displayed here. The exquisite woodcarvings of CP Rajaram are displayed on the first floor. Other than this, there is the Hebbar Section dedicated to K.K. Hebbar to display his paintings.

Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM. Closed on Wednesdays and public holidays.