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Bharat Bhavan

Bharat Bhavan (Bhopal)

Bharat Bhavan, Bharat Bhavan historical, Bharat Bhavan travel, Bharat Bhavan tourism, Bharat Bhavan Historical PlaceIn February 1982, a unique cultural complex called Bharat Bhavan opened in Bhopal. Built and designed by the well known architecture Charles Correa, the complex is set in a number of the number of low building set around the banks of the lake. Here in one compound are the Rang Mandal, the theatre repertory; Anhad, the hall for classical music; Vagath, the poetry Library; Bahirrang, Roopankar, the museum of the art.

Roopankar is divided into two sections. The gallery of modem art represents some of the best examples of contemporary Indian art and sculpture. However, the section devoted to tribal and folk art excites visitors. Some 4000 objects collected from all over Madhya Pradesh form pan of the permanent exhibition on rural arts.

These embody the rich artistic traditions of the different ethnic communities that exist in the state. Artefacts created by the Bhils ofjhabua, Gonds from Mandia and the different communities from Bastar are juxtaposed together. An interesting innovation is a selection of paintings on canvas and bitumen paper by tribal and folk artists experimenting with a new medium. Despite the unfamiliar base, the artists have used the same techniques and strokes to create bold and vibrant paintings.

Bharat Bhavan, Bharat Bhavan historical, Bharat Bhavan travel, Bharat Bhavan tourism, Bharat Bhavan Historical PlaceIn a state where artistic traditions are rich and varied, the displayed objects represent the regions and the peoples. Terracotta in the form of animals, birds, toys and images fromJhabua, Saraguja and Bastar are on view as well as bell metal objects, wooden masks and panels, musical instruments, textiles, baSlHWand panels decorated with mud sculpture adapted from domestic walls.

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Bharat Bhavan, Shamla Hills,
Bhopal


Timing : 10.30 am to 5.00 pm

Closed on Sundays and government holidays

 

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