Lady Ranu Mookerjee with Dr. Sarvapalli radhakrishan , Jamini Roy , atul Bose & others on the foundation laying occasion of Academy building at Cathedral Road

Six galleries were constructed on the ground floor, to display artworks by artists and groups from all parts of India and Abroad. Above the spacious galleries, an extensive museum was built covering the entire first floor. It has a rich collection of different types of artworks by Stalwart artists.

Lady Ranu Mookerjee and Rabindranath Tagore

Lady Ranu Mukherjee’s childhood was spent in Shantiniketan in the affectionate of Rabindranath Tagore. To perpetuate those tender memories of her childhood days, “Rabindra Gallery” was created in Academy on first floor in 1962. Lady Mukherjee donated to this ‘gallery’, the objects associated with the great poet from her personal collection that can be divided into there categories:-

  • Personal effect of Tagore
  • His letters and manuscripts
  • His paintings