Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta
The Academy of Fine Arts in Calcutta, India is one of the oldest arts societies in India and is established in 1933 by Lady Ranu Mukherjee. It is located in the capital city of West Bengal, Kolkata, formerly Calcutta. This fine arts academy hosts an impressive collection of miniature paintings, Indian textiles and sculptures.
The Academy is a place where the city's culturally conscious intellectuals converge. The Rabindra gallery in the academy contains personal belongings, manuscripts and paintings by Rabindranath Tagore. For the benefit of working artists the Academy runs an Artists studio.