About Government Museum and Art Gallery

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Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh, owes its existence to the partition of the country in August,1947. It is one of the premier institution of India with a very rich collection of Gandharan sculptures, Pahari and Rajasthani miniature paintings. Before the partition in 1947, the collection of art objects, paintings, sculptures and decorative arts, were housed in the Central Museum, Lahore the then capital of Punjab.... read more

A total collection of the objects preserved in this Museum, as of now, will be to the extent of 10,000 approximately.

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Artwork of the Day


Learn about the story behind the piece and the methods employed by the artist.

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