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Address: Kumarakrupa Road, Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Phone Number: 91 80 22261816
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Description: Chitrakala Parishat is a renowned school of art in Bangalore, with an...
Chitrakala Parishat is a renowned school of art in Bangalore, with an enviable alumni list. Located in a tree-lined campus, CKP — as it is popularly known — has a museum, a store and a gallery worth visiting. The gallery has rotating exhibits while the museum has permanent displays of paintings and crafts. CKP comes alive during its much-awaited fests: the annual Handicraft Mela and the Chitra Santhe (art market), both of which provide outlets for artists and craftsmen.
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The Bangalore Art School and its galleries

You like art and local artists ? You should visit CKP. The site is pretty nice, the cafe pretty simple but the art you will see is good. There is a permanent art gallery hosting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

You like art and local artists ? You should visit CKP. The site is pretty nice, the cafe pretty simple but the art you will see is good. There is a permanent art gallery hosting (mostly) the Kejriwal collection. Though it is messy and dusty, you will find some of the city's well hidden treasures. There are several other galleries... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The school offers many courses for the interested and in addition it organizes several fares in its campus through out the year.. A great place to see, understand and buy some great pieces of art and craft..

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Centrally located place which takes different shapes - an art gallery, handicrafts sale/exhibition. Normally on weekends, you can catch one or two painting or photography exhibitions in progress. At regular intervals, you will see bigger handicrafts, jewellery, cloth exhibitions. Parking is a pain, typically you can park in the road besides race course golf club. For buying art supplies, there... More 

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Ambience, Greenery, various exhibitions that are regularly held at the halls including Kala Madhyam and other sale cum performances. Chitra Santhe held every year is one event to look forward to!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I have attended several craft and art exhibits here as well as toured the museum. I enjoyed shopping at the outdoor craft exhibits where I purchased clothing and gifts.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

this is a great place to visit if your keen on art .Most often there are craft bazaars going on from different states of the country .A little cafeteria is there for coffee tea and snacks . Nice place to spend a morning or afternoon ,a flea market of sorts.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

It is a very well known fine arts school. There are people studying fine arts like painting and sculpting etc. Some excellent artists have passed out of this place. They usually have some photography or art exibition. The major art exibition is held sometime in January. But they have something or the other throught the year. It also has a... More 

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Bangalo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

As name says "Chitrakala", Picture Art is the Best place for every Art Lovers!! This place will host all kinds Art exhibitions for performers, sellers and buyers. Must visit place in Bangalore!

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Very nice location day outing. Although Dangerous in rainy season but nice to visit non rainy seasons.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The museum is great! They have a wide variety of paintings, sculptures, and other pieces, from different times in Indias history. some are simply filled with un-titled art, need to check that

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