Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts


Bangladesh's home of fine arts, this gallery was established in 200 by the Bengal Foundation, and holds regular exhibitions of art and photography as well as lectures and other events.

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Gallery specialising in photography

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7. National Museum

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8. Faculty of Fine Art

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Hosts art exhibitions, housed inside Dhaka University's Institute of Arts and Crafts.