Roerich Art Gallery, Naggar
Nicholas K. Roerich
embraced stupendous quality. His inspiration from the Himalayas
drew him to paint thousands of paintings of the Himalayas, the
sentinels of India. A few of his excellent creations have been
housed at the Roerich Art Gallery, in Naggar. The gallery preserves
original works of Roerich on the Himalayas, quotations from Roerich
and valued words of the visitors and the admirers.
Roerich Art Gallery is situated 2 km uphill from Naggar
bus stop. The gallery remains open from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M., except
Once you reach Naggar you can easily get a taxi or an auto-rickshaw
to the art gallery.
Urusvati Himalayan Folk Art Museum, Naggar
meaning light of the morning star. This folk art museum was founded
by Professor and Madame Nicholas Roerich in 1928, then known as
Research Institute, Naggar where history, ethos, the spirit of
the Himalayan region and the traditional Indian and Tibetan medicines
It was renamed as Urusvati Himalayan Folk Art Museum in 1993.
The museum preserves paintings made by Roerichs and also those
made by Indian and Russian artists.
The museum remains open from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. throughout the
week except Mondays. It is situated 100 m uphill Roerich Art Gallery.
You can easily hire a taxi or an auto-rickshaw from Naggar bus