Cholamandal Artists Village in Chennai

Cholamandal Artists Village is home to some lovely paintings and cultures

Cholamandal Artists Village is home to some lovely paintings and cultures | Photo credit: Destination8infinity/wikimedia

Cholamandal Artists Village Overview

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Located on the East Coast Road, approximately eight kilometres from the south of Chennai, Cholamandal Artists' Village represents an important arts centre in the entire state of Tamil Nadu. Spread over eight hectares of land, it lies close to the Bay of Bengal and has become a great tourist destination.

Established in 1966, it is the largest conglomeration of artists from South India. It is home to 20 resident painters and sculptors who work together to gain self-sufficiency and create beautiful paintings, sketches, terra-cotta, stone or metal sculptures, batiks and handicrafts for their living. These art works are then displayed in an exhibition at this complex. Apart from the exhibitions, the centre has a museum, an art gallery and an amphitheater for staging plays.

  • Opening Closing Time 9:30 am to 6:30 pm

  • Entrance Fee INR 20 (Adults); INR 5 (Children)

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Location

Injambakkam, Chennai- 600048