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  • Art Galleries

    Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts

    Located in a superbly renovated residential building, the Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts is an oasis of culture in the Dhanmondi suburb of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Even before entering the actual gallery, visitors are embraced by the tranquility of the garden with its picturesque bamboo and luxuriantly fragrant Kathal Chapa tree. The name "Bengal Gallery" is etched on a woodblock amidst a mural of ...

  • Art Galleries

    Chitrak Gallery

    Located in the residential area of Dhanmondi in the city of Dhaka, the Gallery Chitrak not only displays works by renowned artists, but is also actively involved in a number of charitable works to assist children in need. While focusing primarily on promoting the work of local artists, Gallery Chitrak also highlights works by international artists.

  • Art Galleries

    National Art Gallery

    In the year 1974, the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy was established to take over the duties of the Pakistan Arts Council, to become the National Academy of Fine and Performing Arts in Bangladesh. The academy made the decision in 2003, to become conservationists and protectors of art, by creating the National Art Gallery at Shilpakala Academy. A gallery was constructed on the grounds of the ...

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    Bangladesh College of Arts and Crafts

    The Bangladesh College of Arts and Crafts is located in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. Completed in 1955, the building was designed by architect Muzharul Islam, who is renowned for his significant role in introducing Bengali modernism in architecture, distinctly different from colonial and traditional forms of architecture, and yet retaining a rich sense of Bengali heritage for a ...

  • Art Galleries

    Saju Art Gallery

    Located in the Gulshan suburb of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, the Saju Art Gallery has been exhibiting superb works of art by local and international artists for more than three decades. As the owner of the gallery, Ramiz Ahmed Chowdhury Saju has become a well respected figure among artists, dealers, buyers and critics. Reputed to have the interests of the artists and community at ...

  • Art Galleries

    Drik Gallery

    During the 1980’s, Bangladesh found itself in the middle of a very fierce political battle. This made life very difficult for artists, especially those specializing in photography. If their art was considered political, they were not allowed to display it. And it is for these reasons, which Drik Gallery was created, and has developed to be the biggest privately owned art gallery in the ...

  • Attractions

    Tourist attractions in Bangladesh abound. Throughout the country there are many fascinating things to see and exciting things to do. Arriving in Dhaka, your adventure can begin straight away. Pay a visit to the Old City where you will also be astounded by the bustling river life of Buriganga and the bright pink palace of Ahsan Manzil.The top attraction in Bangladesh's Dhaka is Lalbagh Fort.

  • Attractions

    Art Galleries

    Bangladesh's very first art exhibition took place on 16 January 1951 and was hosted by the Dhaka Art Group. From that time onward art galleries in Bangladesh began springing up. Today there are numerous art galleries throughout Bangladesh. Bangladesh's art galleries feature both local and international art and attract art enthusiasts from all over.