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Academy of Fine Arts

2, Cathedral Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700071, India
223 4302
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Kampala, Uganda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The exhibitions on show on the ground floor change regularly, it appears, meaning that quality can also vary. During my visit, I saw a few excellent exhibitions on the ground floor, but a rather unimpressive exhibition on the first floor.

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Jodhpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Located near the Victoria Memorial, the Academy of Fine Arts in the city of Kolkata is the place that contains excellent specimens of fine arts and one of the best collections in the entire country and the world. There are the general and Rabindra Mandap gallery. While the former is opened from 3PM to 8 PM daily, the Rabindra Mandap... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

Situated in Kolkata's prime cultural zone Academy of Fine Arts comprises of six galleries where art exhibitions are organized regularly. This apart there's a small auditorium too and if you're a serious theater-lover you may watch plays here everyday in the evening. Virtually, Academy can be defined as "The Off-Broadway of Kolkata". Besides, for refreshment you will have a cheap... More

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