Whether you are a passionate art admirer or an artist yourself, it is a field that is constantly expanding and has endless possibilities. Fortunately, for all art enthusiasts, Delhi has several places where one can see and learn about art. IF visiting art galleries and exhibitions is your scene, keep reading as we have compiled a list of art galleries in the city's capital that feature some of the best works by incredible artists-
National Gallery Of Modern Art
The National Gallery of Modern Art was opened by India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in 1954. A favourite among Delhi's traditional and modern art enthusiasts, the location is both a stunning historical site and a modern and contemporary work of art in and of itself.
Location: Jaipur House, Dr. Zakir Hussain Marg, CP, India Gate
Timings: 10 AM - 6:30 PM (Tuesday - Friday) & 11 AM - 8 PM (Saturday And Sunday)
Entry: Rs 20 Onwards
Delhi Art Gallery
The Delhi Art Gallery, one of the most prominent galleries in New Delhi since 1993. The facility houses a sizable and diverse collection of modernist artworks, experimental contemporary art, art pieces by old British painters, paintings of Bengal School of Art and Progressive Artists Group pieces.
Location: Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
Timings: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Closed on Mondays and Holidays
Entry Fee: Rs. 10 per person for adults, Rs. 150 per person for foreign tourists, Re. 1 per person for children
Lalit Kala Akademi
The Lalit Kala Akademi, inaugurated in 1954 preserves the magnificent customs of the past and presents them in a fresh and contemporary manner. Their collection includes captivating paintings, sculptures, and graphics and more. Come on over and witness the beauty for yourself.
Location: 35, Rabindra Bhavan, Ferozeshah Road
Timings: 10 AM - 5 PM, Monday- Friday
Entry: Rs 100 Onwards
Triveni Kala Sangam
Shridharani Gallery, Triveni Gallery, and the Sculpture Court are the three art galleries located in Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi, founded in 1950. This gallery rank among India's most prestigious galleries, making it possible for both established and emerging artists to display their work here. Next time you're out exploring, have a look at it.
Location: New Delhi - 205, Tansen Marg
Timings: 11 AM - 8 PM
Escape reality and immerse yourself in a realm of beautiful art that draws attention to another angle of the contemporary world we live in. One of Delhi's most esteemed galleries, Gallery Escape unquestionably plays a significant role in the city's contemporary art scene. It was established in 1989 and focuses on the present and contemporary world, its up-and-coming artists, its evolution over time, current events, and commonplace items.
Location: 16, Community Center, Sujan Mahindra Road, New Friends Colony, Near Surya Hotel
Timings: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Closed on Mondays and Holidays
The Dhoomimal Art Gallery, one of Delhi's oldest commercial contemporary art galleries, is vast and contemporary in the most elegant way. It is a renowned gallery that features modern Indian artwork created by well-known artists. Founded in 1936, the Gallery developed into a national institution that offered all artists in the nation a platform and a place to express themselves. The area is also home to the biggest art complex in the nation.
Location: Dhoomimal Gallery - G 42, Connaught Cir, Block G, CP
Timings: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays