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Jehangir Art Gallery

The Jehangir Art Gallery is Mumbai’s most famous art galleryand a tourist attraction. The art gallery is managed by the Bombay art society. The two highly sought after wings in thegallery are rented out to the artists at low rates for a brief period.The annual show is a major event and virtually all the art talent in the city has one time or another been represented at the Bombay art society’s annual exhibition.It is a major platform for the artists from different places to exhibit their works.It was built by Sir Cowasji Jehangir at the urging of K. K. Hebbar and Homi Bhabha. It was built in 1952.The entire cost of this mansion was donated by Cowasji Jehangir.This gallery is situated at Kala Ghoda, behind the Prince of Wales Museum, in South Mumbai near and has four exhibition halls.The gallery was designed by G.M.Bhuta for G.M. Bhuta & Associates.A mammoth institution in itself, its history is linked with the renaissance of Indian art.The complex also has the popular cafe of Samovar, which is reminiscent of the 70's socialist culture.Samovar restaurant offers great taste of Indian coffee It also houses Natesans, the country’s oldest licensed antique dealers. This art gallery can be called as the uncrowned Mecca of art in Mumbai city.Tourists can get the precious artifacts of India from the antique shop associated with the art gallery.Entry is free.