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Galerie Romain Rolland

Galerie Romain Rolland is an art gallery, which is named after the peace loving French novelist, who loved Indiand its cultural activities. Galerie Romain Rolland was founded in 1956 and located at Lodhi Estate, Delhi. Galerie Romain Rolland is a part of Alliance Francaise de Delhi, which is a an Indo-French cultural center. The Galerie Romain Rolland gallery is spread over the area of 180 sq. meters. Galerie Romain Rolland hosted many exhibitions. Galerie Romain Rolland is mainly used to display contemporary artworks, but it is also used as a cultural area to attract the people about art.


Alliance Francaise was established all over the world to promote the French history, culture and language. Presently, there are 19 alliances  all over the India. Alliance Francaise de Delhi is one of them, which is established through an initiative of the Indo-French cultures. Alliance Francaise de Delhi operates as an institution, which teaches French language and organizes cultural events from time to time. Alliance Francaise de Delhi contains Galerie Romain Rolland and an auditorium within it. Galerie Romain Rolland founded in 1956, showcases work of art, which focuses on Indo-French culture.

Galerie Romain Rolland has a unique construction. One part of the gallery is used to display rare and unique art works, which grabs attraction from people. Galerie Romain Rolland has small open space to display small sculptures. Light arrangements in the gallery are made such that, every single piece of art is displayed perfectly. Galerie Romain Rolland hosts artworks of well known artists and also supports upcoming talented artists. Many popular and reputed artists choose the Galerie Romain Rolland to display their art. It has become one of the finest art galleries in the nation.

Aims and Objectives

The main aim of the Galerie Romain Rolland is to hold educational, art and cultural events in Alliance Francaise de Delhi, which focuses on French language, thought and culture in India.

Objectives of Galerie Romain Rolland-

  • To explore Indo-French culture.
  • To showcase contemporary art works by reputed artists around the world.
  • To support upcoming talented and deserving artists.
  • To display all types of art forms in the Galerie Romain Rolland, without any restrictions.


Galerie Romain Rolland showcases contemporary art works by famous senior artists. Images from French painter Georges Gaste is on display in the Galerie Romain Rolland.

Location & Timing

Except Sunday and Public holidays, the Galerie Romain Rolland remains open daily from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Visit duration is 1 to 2 hours.

How to Reach

The Indira Gandhi International airport is the nearest airport to Galerie Romain Rolland, which is 12 km away. New Delhi Train station junction is the nearest railway station to Galerie Romain Rolland, which is 5 km away. One can take the metro to reach Galerie Romain Rolland. The Jhor Bagh is the nearest metro station.

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