The 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
Here 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 where a number of metal, stone and terracotta images have
been presented in the made-manner and style in which the late sculptor
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
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 Trust has undertaken physical verification and
documentation of his art works and personal 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