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Cholamandal Artists' Village

Injambakkam, Chennai (Madras) 600041, India
+91 44 2449 0092
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Art Gallery with Decent Collection

This Art Gallery is located close to the VGP Theme Park along the ECR. It displays paintings of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dinesh_j84
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Chennai (Madras), India
worst experience......nothing special to see over there...waste of time...I personally do not recommend anyone to go for

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vilasitha V
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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 village houses an art gallery, museum and an amphitheater for theater performances. This is a residential village for the artists, so a polite reserve is appreciated.
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  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Injambakkam, Chennai (Madras) 600041, India
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+91 44 2449 0092
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Vilasitha V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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_sharma
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 IdaandKristof
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The 10th December , 2016 is the date we will never forget . On this day we first visited Dakshin Chitra and then very fortunate to visit Cholamandal an Artists’ Village brainchild of K C S Paniker , eminent painter and visionary who dreamt of...More

4  Thank Dilip S
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

All it is Displays of Small to Medium size art work in 2 buildings.. Could be a Artist's haven but for everybody's best interest..

Thank RAM779
Reviewed 30 August 2016

It's located on the ECR. A quiet place where artists work and their artwork is displayed both for viewing and sale.

Thank ArunaSrinivas
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The artist village maybe more relevant to Artists themselves rather than tourists. Even though an art lover myself, was very disappointed as the museum while show casing works of the artists of the Madras Art Movement lead by Panicker, there is very little on the...More

Thank Bharatbackpacker
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