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Jehangir Art Gallery

This Landmark Gallery has contributed significantly to the image of Mumbai city both for residents and visitors

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya The equestrian statue of the ‘Kala Ghoda’ the ‘Black Horse’ whose rider is none other than King Edward VII was relocated in the 1960s from its prime location in the heart of south Mumbai to Jijamata Udyan zoo (erstwhile Victoria Gardens).
  Nearly half a century or so later, the area continues to be affectionately known as ‘Kala Ghoda’.  An area which is also known today as a centre of art activity thanks to the coming up of the Jehangir Art Gallery in 1952.  The Gallery was founded by Sir Cowasji Jehangir who belonged to a well known philanthropicParsi family of Mumbai.
As a rendezvous point for artist, patrons and art lovers, the Jehangir Art Gallery over the years has become a nationally recognized centre of contemporary art and culture.  Besides, as a close neighbour of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum, its modern-day art provides an interesting counterpoint to the Museum-housed antiquities.
From the 1960s on, many galleries sprang up in the vicinity of the Gallery.  And, with the opening of the Art Plaza on the adjoining pavements in the ‘80s, and the National Gallery of Modern Art across the road in the ‘90s, the area was clearly marked out as an Art District.  End - ‘90s, citizens teamed up with NGOs to institute the very popular Kala Ghoda Art Festival held every February …all this triggered off by the landmark gallery!
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