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Address: Raja Sir Motichand Road | Raman Niwas opposite Akashwani, Varanasi 221010, India
Phone Number: +91 98390 58007
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Mon 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Kriti Gallery is open from Tuesday - Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm. On show...

Kriti Gallery is open from Tuesday - Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm. On show is Unchanced Chance by Tongji Philip Qian Woodblock prints Exhibition held from Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 until Saturday, January 7th 2017 Gallery time: Tuesday to Saturday 11 am to 5 pm Open by appointment. We have curated an exhibition of high end Indian craft items as well. Please come and visit our gallery shop.

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Excellent art gallery and residency in Varanasi

Great place in Varanasi ! Peacefull place with a nice garden near an old villa in the non touristic area of Varanasi. You are interested in modern art, miniature painting, silk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 26, 2016
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Varanasi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Great place in Varanasi ! Peacefull place with a nice garden near an old villa in the non touristic area of Varanasi. You are interested in modern art, miniature painting, silk weaving...? Go there and and get connected with finest artisans ! You will get a lot of background information about indian art and culture by the nice owners Petra... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

This beautiful modern art gallery has exhibitions of international and Indian art from both modern and traditional genres. It includes an Artist in Residence program and has a boutique presenting exclusive handcrafts. An oasis of sophistication. Don't miss it.

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Petra2347, Manager at Kriti Gallery, responded to this review

Dear PollyannaSydney, thanks a lot for your comment and compliments, see you soon again at Kriti! Best petra More 

Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

While in Varanasi Kriti is a must-see for modern art and to be connected with some of the city's finest artisans. Petra and Navneet are working with stonemasons and silk hand weavers to utilize their unique skills to produce intricate and beautiful piece that are for sale in the gallery and by special order. The gallery itself features international and... More 

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Haldia, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2016

As a photographer i like this place when i get a invitation from Kriti Gallery. Nice and peace full place for photography exhibition. Owner of gallery too frank and friendly..

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Petra2347, Manager at Kriti Gallery, responded to this review

Dear Debajyoti, thanks for the compliment, we are happy to see you in fall again for the program at Kriti 2016/2017. To have artistic discussions frank and friendly is part of the artistic practice and we are happy to meet visitors who enjoy them. More 

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

Going to Kriti Gallery is a must. Owners Navneet and Petra are experts in art appreciation and the history of Varanasi. They are both excellent at explaining the art they are showing it the gallery, as well as helping tourists truly enjoy their stay in Varanasi. Their show opening including a wonderful mix of locals, international artists, ex-pats, and tourists.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016

Kriti Gallery is a unique and incredible place - a world-class contemporary art gallery and artists residency venue with artists studios in the heart of the spiritual capital of India. It is an ideal place to experience contemporary art and for artists to work in an atmosphere of peace and intellectual stimulation. Kriti's owners have created a haven which allows... More 

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Aurangabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016

I stayed at Kriti Artist Residency in the summer of 2014 and visit the Gallery whenever we are in Varanasi. It is one of my favorite places in town. Why? Because of the garden. Because of the peacock I encountered there. Because of the gallery that has lit up days longing for beauty, art and another way of seeing things.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Come see a different angel of Varanasi. A contemporary Art gallery and an artist residency program. Enjoy the exhibitions, meet the artists and scholars who work on their projects and Vavneet Raman who runs it all with Banarasi passion.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Great trip to Kriti Gallery. Both the owners, Navneet and Petra were more than happy to spend time explaining the photography in the gallery (which is stunning by the way) and the background of the photographer. A great little excursion away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist hub in Varanasi.

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Vilalleons, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

It was a great discovery to find a space like this, in the middle of Varanasi. Is posible to enjoy contemporay art in a silence and very peacfull place, is like an oassis in the middle of crowded city. I recommend talking with the owner and discover many artists who work with them. Congratulations for this nice project!!!

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