Kerala Lalitha Kala Akademi in KozhikodeThe Lalitha Kala Academy, the famous art gallery in Kozhikode, was opened in 2012 and comes under the Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy in Thrissur that is an autonomous organisation of the Government of Kerala though it funds the Academy and was set up in 1962 with a view to preserve and promote painting, sculpture, architecture, graphics, culture and visual arts, etc.
The Academy has a mini gallery which it lets out to conduct video exhibition, literary discussions, etc. by individual artists, cultural groups and societies. It also has a reference library and a huge collection of paintings done by eminent artists. It also houses archives of many films and documentaries related to artists, publishes catalogues, books, monographs and reproductions.
The academy also recognizes the work of superior artists by presenting them with Prestigious Awards.
How to Reach Kerala Lalitha Kala AkademiNearest Railway Station: From the station head north on Railway station road then turn left at W Side Railway Parking Lot and take the left toward PP Hassan Koya Road and at 170 m turn left and again take the left at 230m and continue onto PP Hassan Koya Road and turn left onto Vattampoyil Gate and turn left at Motorcycle workshop onto Edapally-Panvel Highway passby Dento care clinic on the right and turn left at JE’s LAP onto palayam road passby Mele palayam Juma Masjid on the right and at Radio World, Palayam Road turn right and it becomes Oyitty Road and pass by Chartered Bank on the right by 400m and the destination will be on the left.
Nearest Bus Depot: From the Moffusil Bus Stop walk towards Pavamani Road/Stadium Puthiyara Road south on Rajaji Road and pass the Neo Pharma on the left and take the left at The Nedumparambil Bankers and continue onto Ram Mohan Road passby aaryabatt tuition centre on the left turn right at Aswini laboratory onto MM Ali Road passby SBI on the left at JE’s Lap continue onto Palayam Road passby Mele Palayam Juma Masjid on the right and at Radio World, Palayam Road turns right and becomes Oyitty Road and Chartered Bank on the right and the destination will be on the left.
Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is Kozhikode international airport.
Kerala Lalitha Kala Akademi Address: Townhall Road, Palayam, Kozhikode 673 001
Accommodation near Kerala Lalitha Kala Akademi in KozhikodeThe Westway Hotel
Kannur Road, Edapally,
Panvel Highway, Chakkorathukulam,
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Malabar Gate Hotel
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Mini Bypass Road
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The Gateway Hotel
Beach Road, PT Usha Road,
Vellayil, Kozhikode, Kerala
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