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Arts and Cultural Institutions in India

A number of major organisations are responsible for India's artistic and cultural heritage, including the Archaeological Survey of India, the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage.  India has many hundreds of museums, the oldest of which is The Indian Museum Kolkata, founded in 1814.  The National Museum and the National Gallery of Modern Art are both situated in New Delhi.  There are major museums in Mumbai and Chennai, state museums throughout the country, site museums associated with the Archaeological Survey of India, and museums managed by trusts and foundations. The following are some examples:  

The Archaeological Survey of India

The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage

The India Museum Kolkata

The National Museum, New Delhi

The National Gallery of Modern Art,  New Delhi  

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai

The Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai 

The Government Museum, Chennai

The Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh

The Mehrangarh Museum Trust, Jodphur

See also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums_in_India 

Many universities offer programmes relating to archaeology, ancient history, museology and art history. The following list is a sample of the institutions with which award holders have been connected:

Calcutta University

Delhi University

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 

Maharaja Savaji Rao University of Baroda, Vadodara

Deccan College, Pune

Tamil University, Thanjavur

Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan