In the wake of Coronavirus lock down, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) celebrated its 66th Foundation Day by launching virtual tour of its permanent collection. It is for the first time that NGMA has provided the facility of virtual tour of its permanent collection to art lovers.
The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is the premier art gallery which aims to acquire and preserve works of modern art from 1850s onward.
It is run and administered as a subordinate office to the Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
Its collection includes works by 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 museum in New Delhi was established in 1954 by the Government of India, with subsequent branches at Mumbai and Bangalore.
Source : All India Radio