The Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts (CAVA), is situated in Mysore
. Affiliated to the University of Mysore
, it is the successor institution of the Chamarajendra Technical Institute started by the Maharaj of Mysore in 1906.
The academy offers courses in drawing, painting, sculpture, graphics, applied arts, photography and photo-journalism and art history. Besides, the Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts organizes camps and exhibitions of works executed by its students and leading artists.
Mysore Junction Railway Station serves the area.