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A Collective Exhibition of South Indian Modern Art

On my way back to Chennai from Dakshin Chitra museum, I went here. I like modern art so I did enjoy... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Eric G
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Yerevan, Armenia
For those who enjoy modern art

This artists’ village displays modern and abstract paintings and sculptures from India. I very much... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Atul G
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An unassuming introduction to local art, the Cholamandal Village is a serene set-up, displaying works of upcoming and established artists, painters and sculptors from South India. It was built in 1966 and is nine kilometers from the city. The...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Injambakkam, Chennai 600041, India
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

After visiting the museum, don't forget to take a stroll into the artist residential / work area. You will find many artists working on their next masterpieces. I bought a nice painting, which they packed very nicely for flight travel. It arrived without a scratch.

1  Thank UtpalShah
Reviewed 30 January 2018

On my way back to Chennai from Dakshin Chitra museum, I went here. I like modern art so I did enjoy my visit. Sample works by contemporary artists are exhibited here. Almost half of the exhibit is permanent (called "the museum"), and the other half...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 19 December 2017

For those who are too much into Arts. I just liked one painting there which was on first floor right side. Well-maintained, if happens to be on ECR, worth a one time visit.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This artists’ village displays modern and abstract paintings and sculptures from India. I very much enjoyed perusing the works on displays and it is definitely worth seeing if you are interested in the art scene from India. The pieces are well-presented and there is plenty...More

Thank Atul G
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This Art Gallery is located close to the VGP Theme Park along the ECR. It displays paintings of various themes. The art gallery is well maintained. It is not usually crowded as it is away from the center of the city.

Thank dinesh_j84
Reviewed 27 September 2017

nothing special to see over there...waste of time...I personally do not recommend anyone to go for this place

1  Thank VilasithaV1
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This museum with contemporary art is such a nice place to spend an afternoon with. I got so amused by their history. You will also have the chance to meet the artists during the morning. I strictly recommend to watch "Krishnaa" by A. Selvaraj. My...More

Thank Thusanee L
Reviewed 26 March 2017

For all those , who have interest in arts , some very beautiful art work . You can also purchase few paintings starting from 5000/- INR to 60,000/-INR :) Not that big ,you can easily cover all in 1hrs to 2 hrs Ticket 30rs for...More

2  Thank Sunand S
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This place should not have been made a public attraction. Unless you have extreme interest towards art or you're an ardent artist, this place is a complete disaster. Don't waste your time and money by visiting this place. There's absolutely nothing here other than paintings...More

Thank RAJKUMAR A
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It is a kind of open-air museum with many examples of Indian architecture and village houses. You can also see here how sari is made, pottery, etc. The best part for me was surprisingly short videos presented in few places. That way man can learn...More

3  Thank Krzysztof N
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