10 Best Art Gallery in Delhi

Capital of India, Delhi is a place well described by its culture, art, people, lifestyle, and food. But art here blooms differently and it mesmerizes aesthetes from all around the world. The flower of art in Delhi bloomed after 1947 and today there are various art galleries in Delhi displaying the creation at the aesthetic level.

Here is a curated list of 10 best art gallery in Delhi one must visit:

1. Delhi Art Gallery

Delhi Art gallery also known as DAG is one of the surreal contemporary art displays since 1933. This place has the touch of the 20th and 21st century preserved art. It is the world’s largest repository of Modern Indian Art.; This museum opens door to the past and future both.

DAG is a place where displayed Modernist works to contemporary, experimental art forms to the earliest British painters and Bengal School of Art to the Progressive Artists Group. Today Delhi Art Gallery gives artists from today to display their art and respect both eras.

  • Address: Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
  • Timing: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Closed on Mondays and Holidays
  • Entry fee: 10 Rs per adult and 150 rs for foreign tourists, negligible charge for children.

2. Nature Morte

Nature Morte art gallery was originated in New York in 1982, after 15 years it was revived in New Delhi with artist Peter Nagy. This art gallery today attracts a very aesthetic crowd of art lovers to see their conceptual art. This multi-level art gallery has a display of conceptual art, installations, Pop Art, and photography.

The art from Indian artists, such as a multimedia artist Jitish Kallat and installation artist Anita Dube is in a showcase of this gallery.

  • Address: A-1, NeetiBagh, Opposite Kamla Nehru College
  • Timing: 10 Am to 6 pm, Sunday off
  • Entry fee: no entry fee

3. Exhibit 320

Exhibit 320 displays arts from contemporary art from India and the sub-continent. This place is one of the favorites among art lovers, Connoisseur and experience seekers. The exhibit hall showcase engaging art by both means thoughts and material.

Here artists can find featured work of Tsherine Sherpa from Nepal, Vibha Galhotra from India, Shahzia Sikander, Waqas Khan from Pakistan, Faig Ahmed from Azerbaijan, and AfruzAmighi from Iran.

  • Address: ChatriWalaKuan, Lado Sarai, New Delhi
  • Timing: 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM. Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays
  • Entry fee: No entry fee

4. Art Alive

The art alive was found in 2001 by Sunaina Anand. This gallery is one of the most active galleries in Delhi. Art alive displays the work of leading contemporary artists like Anjolie Ela Menon and S.H. Raza, and many more. This gallery hosts group exhibitions per and many discussions, lectures, workshops to promote art.

They also publish a range of supporting publications for individual artists.

  • Address:; S-221, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi-17, India
  • Timing:; Sunday off and all day at 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Entry fee: No entry fee

5. Gallery Espace

Founded by Renu Modi in 1989, Gallery Espace is a massive three-floor art gallery. It is an artistic hub for contemporary art lovers. This Gallery first bought upon his exhibition with famous artist M.F. Husain.

Gallery Espace provides the platform for various artists to come forth and show their skills. It also served as a cross-cultural artistic interchange with South Asian countries. Here you can find Modern Installations, Video Art, Feature work, Exhibitions, Ceramic Sculptures, Paintings, etc.

The boundary of this gallery extends more than the horizon and they also provide internship and scholarship to keen learners.

  • Address: Near Surya Hotel, Sujan Mahindra Road, New Friends Colony, New Delhi
  • Timing: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Closed on Mondays and Holidays
  • Entry fee: No entry fee

Suggested Tour: 2 Days - Delhi Private Tour Package

6. Art Positive

Art positive galleries emerged in 2005 and since then it has been the greatest platform for many art lovers. They host seminal exhibition and art initiatives. It expanded as a unit with the Bajaj Capital Art House.

It also has an art book café where artists, connoisseurs, collectors, artists, experts, educationists, and business leaders can read. It gives them a chance to have a face to face interaction with inspiring artists.

Art positive hosts special shows to online exhibitions, master classes, personalized portfolios, art education initiatives as well as advice on buying, selection, display, insurance, handling, care and conservation of art.

  • Address: F 213 B, Old M B Road, Lado Sarai, New Delhi, Delhi
  • Timing:; 11 am to 7 pm, Sunday closed
  • Entry fee: no entry fee

7. Art Heritage Gallery

Heritage Gallery was founded by EbrahimAlkazi and RoshenAlkazi in 1977. This is located in Triveni Kala Parishad's premise to showcase Indian modern art. Art Heritage gallery displays arts of Tyeb Mehta, FN Souza, MF Hussain, Akbar Padamsee, KG Subramanyam, among others.

This gallery also provides young and promising artists a chance to show their talent. This is a platform for serious students and art connoisseur under the guidance of Alkazis.

  • Address: 205, Triveni Kala Sangam, Tansen Marg, Todermal Road Area, Mandi House, New Delhi,
  • Timing:;10 AM to 7 PM.
  • Entry fee: no entry fee

8. National Gallery Of Modern Art

National Gallery of Modern Art operates under the Ministry of culture. It was established on 29 March 1954; by the government of India. The gallery is the store for 1700 works by 2000 plus artists include artists such as Thomas Daniell, Raja Ravi Verma, Abanindranath Tagore, Rabindranath Tagore, Gaganendranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy, Amrita Sher-Gil as well as foreign artists.

The main motive of this gallery was an effort of the government to preserve modern art from the 1850s onward and develop an education center for modern art.;

  • Address: Shershah Road Near India Gate Jaipur House, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
  • Timing: 11:30 am to 7: 00 pm, Monday closed
  • Entry fee: For students and kids charges are nominal and for adults 20 INR whereas for foreign nationals 500 INR.

9. Palette Art Gallery

The Palette art gallery was founded by Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna in 2001. It is a contemporary art gallery with a modern hue. This art gallery gives chance to emerging artists to come forward. This art gallery displays various disciplines of art ranging from the traditional to the experimental.

Oils, watercolors, video, photography, and performance art. The gallery organizes exhibition for the Modernist aesthetic which stays connected with Indian roots.

  • Address: 14 Golf Links, New Delhi
  • Timings: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM. On Sundays by appointment only
  • Entry fee: No fee

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10. Interstellar

Interstellar is a conceptual art space where artworks and installations by artists who mostly are into modern and contemporary art are displayed. It was founded by IkrutKataria. This gallery contains arts forms like prints, paintings, and sculptures made in bronze, metal, kinetic installations.

The agenda of this beautiful gallery is to make art common among all, so everyone can understand art. This gallery goes by its name with art breathing space.

  • Address: Farm 4, Mehrauli Gurgaon Road, Ghitorni, New Delhi
  • Timing: 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Entry fee: no entry fee