Siddhartha Art Gallery is a contemporary art space that believes in the preservation of culture to develop the art form in any community.
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of every day of life.” – Picasso
An art, described as a branch of creativity, has important significance in every person's life. Whether it be in the form of music, written words – literature, colors – paintings, or dance, or even a picture/ an image, they hold various imaginative and creative skills that want to portray a beautiful message to the audience.
When it comes to Nepalese arts, we visualize various detailed sculptures of bronze and silver, thangkas, unrivaled architecture, and wood carvings. Nepalese history has many stories to tell related to art and its evolution. For travelers who love to know about the history, society, culture and listen to stories, this is the perfect place to visit and get to know more in the form of art.
Siddhartha Art Gallery is a contemporary art space that believes in the preservation of culture to develop the art form in any community. With the belief that plays a significant role in shaping national and international perceptions – Siddhartha Art Gallery holds exhibitions of up-and-coming artists, photographic exhibitions, workshops around the valley and is also a landmark for international artists to come and exhibit their art.
Established in 1987 by Shashikala Tiwari and developed as a meeting point for artists from Nepal and abroad in 1997, they have organized more than 315 exhibitions over these years. Some of the showcasing were from well-known artists like Karna Narsingh Rana, Ragini Upadhya Grela, Amar Chitrakar, Tej Bahadur, Uttam Nepali, and Shashikala Tiwari herself. They have also reached London, India, and Pakistan for exhibitions. The gallery is located in Baber Mahal Revisited complex.
For art lovers, it is one of the must-visit galleries. And if you visit during a special exhibition/event, it would be a fascinating experience to spend your day.