Lalit Kala Akademi is one of the national agencies which functions with the focus on the field of visual arts such as paintings, sculptures, graphics, photography, ceramics and other arts in the field of fine arts. It is a government-run institution funded by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture. The Akademi encourages and promotes the study and research in the field of creative arts. Various national and international level seminars and the exhibitions are conducted from time to time. This helps the artists from various institutes to exchange the ideas in the field of arts.
The vision of Lalit Kala Akademi is to take care of the traditional art of India. It also displays a wide range of paintings, sculptures, frescoes and drawings. Scholarships and awards are also given to the artists for their outstanding contribution to the field of art.
New Delhi Railway Station
is the major railhead and Indira Gandhi International Airport, 15 km from the city, is the nearest airport.
[Source lalitkala.org.in (77) 25-Oct-04]