Kerala is not only one of the must-see tourist destinations in the world, but also a home of arts and crafts. Kerala is well-known for its arts and crafts from time immemorial. Though many of those precious art works were lost, a good share of them is well-preserved in art galleries and museums. Thus in short, visiting an art gallery or museum is a must to know more about Kerala’s art and art works of the ancient period.
Kerala is well known for its art and artistic talents. The state which is hailed as God's own country is proud to have given birth to many renowned artists, painters and sculptors like Raja Ravi Varma, K.C.S. Paniker, T.K. Padmini, Bose Krishnamachari, Paris Viswanathan, and so many others. Now art galleries of Kerala remain a major source for everyone to view their original sculptures, paintings as well as drawings. Every day thousands of tourists from across the world along with the native tourists pay visit to these art galleries in Kerala. While visiting these art galleries, the foreign tourists as well as the local tourists purchase art related goods, paintings and sculptures.
The art galleries and museums in Kerala fall into various categories such as archeological museums, art museums, hill palace museums, historical museums, temple museums, etc. Majority of the art galleries in Kerala is located in cities like Thrissur, Thiruvananthapuram, Cochin, etc.
These art galleries remain a major venue for various seminars and painting exhibitions. These exhibitions and seminars, held round the year, remain major highlights of these art galleries as they help create an awareness of the renowned art works of Kerala in the minds of people. Tourists enjoy spending time roaming inside the art galleries as they provide a better viewing-experience to them.
The Arakkal Palace which is converted to the current Arakkal Kettu Museum originally belonged to Arakkal Ali Rajas of Arakkal Royal Family, the one and only Muslim royal dynasty in Kerala. The palace and the museum are now under the governance of Kerala’s Archaeological and Tourism Departments. The palace is… read more
Archaeological Museum is located in close proximity to the Thrissur Zoo. Earlier, it was accommodated in the Town Hall Building campus in Thrissur and recently it was shifted to Thrissur Kollengode Palace, an architectural excellence that delights everyone’s heart and mind. Archaeological Museum Thrissur displays quite a good number of murals collected from across… read more
Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum Thiruvananthapuram remains a major attraction for the children of all ages. It is also called Dolls house. Children’s Museum in Thiruvananthapuram, established in the year 1980, is named after Children’s loving friend Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru whom they called Chacha Nehru with love. Located at Thycaud which… read more