Birla academy of art and culture


In South Calcutta, India, it was established in 1966 by foremost Indian industrialists, Sri & Smt B.K. Birla, with the purpose of fostering culture in India with emphasis on making visual and performing arts available widely to the public. Its eleven-story building was completed in 1965, and with educational and exhibition facilities, is regarded as one of the foremost art galleries in India. (Also, See AIFACS entry in AskART Glossary)