Kangra Art Museum, Dharmashala

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Kangra Art Museum is a major tourist destination located at Kotwali Bazaar of Dharamshala in Kangra. Visitors can see the beautiful Kangra Kalam artworks that are famous for their seductive figures and usage of attractive colours. It also has some artworks which can be traced back to the 5th century.This art museum has a library and a separate section to display the works of contemporary artists, sculptors, and photographers. In addition to this, visitors can also see beautiful collections of pottery, anthropological items, and sculptures here. Artefacts of Tibetan and Buddhist cultures are also exhibited here, along with various collections of jewellery of different tribes, wood carvings and embroidered costumes.There is also an art gallery that exhibits specimens of famous Kangra Kalam works or the Pahari miniature paintings, a form of art that is promoted by the museum. Kangra Art Museum is deemed to offer a depiction of the cultural heritage of Himachal Pradesh that is centred on pictures and images. The paintings are created by the colours extracted from dried herbs and flowers.

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