The Museum ...

galleryThe Bhaskar Bhavan Administration & Maintenance Trust was instituted by the celebrated sculptor and painter Sri Chintamoni Kar in 2005 at his residential campus 3/1, Ram Chandra Dey Street, Rathtala, Narendrapur, Kolkata--700103 in the district of South 24 Paraganas.

museumHere soon after his demise, a personalia museum named the Chintamoni Kar Sangrahalay, was thrown open for public view on April 19, 2006 coinciding with his 91st birth anniversary. It has three galleries displaying more than one hundred fifty sculptures and paintings of the artist.

The Gallery – I constitutes his erstwhile Sudio II and the Foundry gallerywhere a number of metal, stone and terracotta images have been presented in the made-manner and style in which the late sculptor worked.

The Gallery – II displays an elaborate photographic documentation of his life and work as well as the working tools the sculptor used during his lifetime along with a number of preparatory muckets.

The Gallery – III is the renovated Studio I of the artist presently displaying his early paintings and other smaller sculptures. Besides, a good number of paintings and drawings by his wife constitute the separate Amina Kar Art Gallery.


The Activities:

museumThe Trust has undertaken physical verification and documentation of his art works and pmuseumersonal collection of books. Introduced stipends for the needy students of the art colleges to prosecute their studies of art and craft as also for the poor students of the schools in the local area to undertake curricular studies. Instituted the annual Chintamoni Kar Memorial lecture. Published and reprinted three books entitled Sanchita Atit, Indian Classical Sculptures and Indian Metal Sculptures.[Online Booking available]


Open: Tuesday-Saturday (12 noon to 3.30 p.m.)
Contact: 91-33-2477 2405; 9831143792; 9433441544



Board of Trustees

  • Dr. Shyamalkanti Chakravarti (Ex-Director - Indian Museum)
  • Sri Indrajit Bose (Secretary, Sarva Bharatiya Charu Kala Mandir, All India Fine Arts Association - 098311 43792)
  • Sri Anit Ghosh (Retd. Prof. Govt. Art College)
  • Mrs. Gita Bhattacharjee (Mitra), (Ex-Reader - Govt. Art College)
  • Sri Swapnendu Bhaumik (Well Known Scholar and Teacher of Art)
  • Dr. Basudev Malik (Keeper - Bhaskar Bhavan Museum - 094334 41544)
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