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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

    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 ...

  • Culture

    Music

    Bangladesh has a very rich musical heritage since music has always played an important role in the lives of the people. In ancient times, song was usually linked to prayer and this can still be seen somewhat today in the singing of folksongs that often praise certain gods and their creation. Over time new influences where introduced and musical styles changed. Musical development was better ...