Housed in a gracious heritage building, the collection at National Gallery of Modern Art comprises paintings, sculptures, graphic prints, and photographs that trace the historical development of modern art in India. The display includes Indian miniature paintings, company school paintings, and works by colonial artists, Bengal school artists, and post-independence artists. In addition to the permanent display, the museum showcases artworks of national and international artists regularly. 

Arts and Crafts, Modern Art
Opening Days
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Visiting Hours
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Entry Fee
Applicable Indian: ₹20
Foreign National: ₹500
Student/Child upto XII Class on presentation of School ID: Free
ICOM members: Free
Person of armed forces in uniform: Free

Professional Photography : ₹1,000 per image
Average Duration
1-2 hours
Manekyavelu Mansion #49, Palace Road – 560052
Managed By
Others Ministry of Culture
Person In-charge
Director, Sathyabhama Badhreenath
+91 (80) 22342338
Additional Information
Regular gallery walks: Wednesdays – 11 am - 12 pm, and Saturdays 3 pm - 4 pm
Film screening on art, education, and culture every weekend
Wheelchair access: ground floor