Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh

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Government Museum & Art Gallery
Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh.
Chandigarh Architecture Museum, Sector 10-C
Chandigarh Architecture Museum

The Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh is an art gallery in the Indian Union Territory Chandigarh, located in the city of Chandigarh (Sector 10-C near the Rose Garden).

History[edit]

Established in August 1947, the building is square 165x165 feet (50x50m) and was designed by noted architect, Le Corbusier.[1]

Sections[edit]

The Government Museum and Art Gallery has the following sections other than the gallery itself:[2]

  • The National History Museum
  • The National Gallery of Portraits
  • The Chandigarh Architecture Museum

each with further sections.

It is led by curator and director N.P.S. Randhawa[3] and the Museum Advisory Committee. The museum/art gallery exhibits 10,000 mostly Indian artwork such as sculptures and paintings. The attached Reference library houses approximately 10,000 media.[4] There are two museum shops[5] and a small cafeteria.[4]

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