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.
Chitram Art Gallery is one of the most prominent and well maintained art galleries in Cochin, Kerala. Located on MG Road Cochin, this art gallery is easily accessible. Various exhibitions held at Chitram Art Gallery Ravipuram Cochin remain a better means to behold some of the original paintings by the… read more
Krishna Menon Museum lies very close to Kozhikode town. It is just 7 km away from the town. While the museum is well-noticed for its collection of paintings of acclaimed artists like Raja Raja Varma and Raja Ravi Varma, a special wing of the museum is dedicated to late V.K.… read more
Kuthiramalika Palace Museum is located at East Fort, in close proximity to the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. The two-storied palace itself is noted for its structural excellence and fills the minds of everyone who visits the museum. The palace museum is also called Puthenmalika Palace Museum or horse palace. Currently the… read more
Museum of Kerala History is located at Edapally, a few kilometers away from the crowded Ernakulam city. This safe distance offers quietness inside the museum campus that is covered with huge trees. Walking along the shadow pedestrians that lead to the entrance of Museum of Kerala History, you will be… read more