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Asutosh Museum of Indian Art
Calcutta Asutosh Museum of Indian Art is truly the one of its kinds. It is a reservoir of valuable collections consisting of Bengal patachitra paintings, 'katha shilpo' art etc. Situated at Centenary Building of Kolkata University, this fabulous art gallery was established in 1937. Asutosh Museum of Indian Art has been named after the great educationist, Asutosh Mookerjee. The purpose of setting this university art museum was to collect, preserve and display the antique items of Indian art, with special focus on Eastern India, especially Bengal. Asutosh Museum of Indian Art of Kolkata, India conducts archaeological excavations and rural cultural surveys. It is the richest university museum that has a fabulous collection of folk and rural craft of India.