Mumbai Art Galleries

(Mumbai / Bombay, Maharashtra, India)

Photo of modern buildings in the city centreAn enormous selection of art galleries currently reside in Mumbai, particularly within the Colaba district, covering many different themes and aspects of both traditional Indian art and contemporary works. The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is especially popular in Mumbai and enjoys a central location, along MG Road.

Also worth looking out for are the many art-related exhibitions and theatrical events, regularly hosted at Mumbai's National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA), which enjoys a waterfront setting, on the southerly end of the Marine Drive. The city's top art galleries are shown below.

Artist's Centre

Address: Ador House, K. Dubash Marg, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai, 400 032, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2284 5939
Mumbai's most historic art gallery, the Artist's Centre was established in the middle of the 20th century and is frequently used by visiting artists. Look out for the regular art-related events and exhibition openings, which take place here throughout the year.
Open hours: daily - 11:00 to 19:00
Admission: free

Picture showing the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA)

National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA)

Address: MG Road, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, 400 001, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2288 1969
Sited within the Sir Cowasji Jehangir Public Hall, Mumbai's highly acclaimed National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is a modern exhibition venue and amongst the best of its kind in the whole of India. Complete with a permanent collection of contemporary Indian pieces, which are displayed on the top-floor of the Dome Gallery, the venue is best known for its excellent visiting exhibitions, which attract both significant Indian and international artists alike.
Open hours: Tuesday to Sunday - 11:00 to 18:00
Admission: charge

Fine Art Company

Address: Raheja Chambers, Linking Road, Santa Cruz West, Mumbai, 400 050, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2605 6455
Located on the western side of Mumbai and known for its striking, modern Indian art works, the Fine Art Company is a relatively new addition to the city's art scene and has already gained quite a reputation. As well as operating as a commercial gallery, you will also find a small, notable collection of local paintings.
Open hours: daily - 11:00 to 19:00
Admission: free


Address: 369 Dadabhai Naoroji Road, Fort, Mumbai, 400 001, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2284 1837
Actively promoting art works created by local up-and-coming Indian artists within the Mumbai area, the Galleria features many changing exhibitions, where stylish paintings, both contemporary and traditional, are usually for sale. Also look out for the Galleria's unusual furniture exhibits.
Open hours: daily - 10:30 to 18:30
Admission: free

Gallery 7

Address: 21-A Cuffe Parade, Near Colaba, Mumbai, 400 005, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2218 3996
Over the years, many famous artists have exhibited their works at this venue before gaining notoriety. The Gallery 7 is dedicated to exhibiting art works from both India and also Canada, dating back more than 20 years. You can always be sure that you will be able to find something of interest here.
Open hours: daily - 10:00 to 18:00
Admission: free

Jehangir Art Gallery

Address: Kala Ghoda, Fort, Colaba, Mumbai, 400 001, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2283 3640
One of the most popular art galleries in the city of Mumbai, the Jehangir Art Gallery is a spacious venue, split into separate gallery areas and exhibition venues, such as the Gallery Chemould, which is located on the first floor and specialises in contemporary pieces. This is a great place to purchase some quality art, although many people visit simply for the gallery's popular coffee shop.
Open hours: daily - 11:00 to 19:00
Admission: free

National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA)

Address: Nariman Point, Marine Drive, Mumbai, 400 021, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2283 3737
Housing both the Piramal Art Gallery and also the Gallery for Modern Art, the Mumbai National Centre for Performing Arts has become an important part of the city's thriving arts scene. Apart from its many art exhibitions, other attractions within the centre include a number of theatre spaces, where concerts, musical events, plays, readings, dances and conferences are often hosted.
Open hours: Tuesday to Saturday - 10:30 to 18:30
Admission: free, charge for some events

Prithvi Gallery

Address: 20 Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Juhu, Mumbai, 400 049, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2617 5775
An impressive complex and part of Mumbai's notable Prithvi Theatre Group, the Prithvi Gallery was established in the mid-1990s and enjoys a particularly peaceful spot. Promoting Indian art by a series of films, lectures and events, the gallery lies on the city's western outskirts.
Open hours: daily - 12:00 to 20:00
Admission: free

Further art galleries in Mumbai are listed below and worth searching out.

Classic Source

Address: Beach View, Marine Drive, Mumbai, 400 020, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2363 4523

Cymroza Gallery

Address: Hormos Nelson, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Breach Candy, Mumbai, 400 007, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 367 1983

Gallery Tao

Address: Sarjan Plaza, 100, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai, 400 025, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2491 8585

Kamalnayan Bajaj Art Gallery

Address: 226 Bajaj Bhavan, Nariman Point, Mumbai, 400 021, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2202 3626

Lakeerain Gallery

Address: 185 SV Road, Vile Parle West, Mumbai, 400 056, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2671 8983

Pundole Art Gallery

Address: 369 Dadabhai Naoraji Road, Fort, Mumbai, 400 001, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2284 1837


Address: 110 Kalpana Building, 338, 12th Road, Khar West, Mumbai, 400 051, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2646 2681

Sexual Health Information Art Gallery

Address: Nagpada, Mumbai, 400 008, India, IN
Tel: +91 022 2307 4216