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Terracotta & Metal Museum, New Delhi


Fast Facts

The Sanskriti Kendra Museum houses the Terracotta & Metal Museum, New Delhi.

The Terracotta & Metal Museum, New Delhi is located within the artist village complex in Anandgram.

Did You Know

It was established under the guidance of a non-profit culture and arts promotion organization in Delhi- 'Sanskriti Foundation'.

Must Do

Witness the exclusive terracotta sculptures and figurines.

Introduction

New Delhi is home to many museums and art galleries. The Sanskriti Kendra Museum is one of the most famous museums at New Delhi. This comprises three museums - Museum of 'Everyday Art', Museum of Indian Terracotta (Tribal Art) and Textile Museum. All these three museums are housed within the Sanskriti Kendra complex,

The Terracotta & Metal Museum, New Delhi is located within the artist village complex in Anandgram. This pace is 0 kilometers south of New Delhi. Located near Aya Nagar on Mehrauli-Gurgaon Road, the museum was founded by, O.P. Jain in 1979. It was established under the guidance of a non-profit culture and arts promotion organization in Delhi- 'Sanskriti Foundation'.

The Terracotta & Metal Museum, New Delhi includes exclusive terracotta sculptures and figurines. These had been collected from the tribal areas of India and exhibited in the background of the respective tribal arts.

The creative earthen objects at The Terracotta & Metal Museum, New Delhi are made by some of the finest crafts persons. It reflects the distinctive traditions and techniques of various tribal zones. The museum also includes a well-documented display of terracotta crafts. The crafts persons are provided with residential facilities and working space where you can watch them at work.

The Terracotta & Metal Museum displays 150 terracotta items. There is a separate section dedicated to the history of terracotta art in India. The illustrations are supported by photographs which helps the visitors to understand them easily.

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