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Art Directory India

Government Museum, Chennai

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  • Email Id:   govtmuse@tn.gov.in
  • Social Media links:   http://tn.gov.in/
  • Biography:  

    Also known as the Madras Museum, the Government Museum in Chennai is the second oldest museum and art gallery in India. Established in the year 1851, it witnesses a heavy footfall of visitors each year. The National Art Gallery, which forms a part of the museum, has paintings of legendary artists like Raja Ravi Varma on display. Traditional paintings of Tanjore, Rajput and Mughal era along with paintings of the contemporary period can be found here

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