Kolkata Museum of Modern Art

Kolkata Museum of Modern Art
আধুনিক আর্ট মিউজিয়াম কলকাতা
General information
Location Rajarhat, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Governing body Government of West Bengal
Design and construction
Architect Herzog & de Meuron

Kolkata Museum of Modern Art (KMOMA) is a proposed art museum to be built in Rajarhat, Kolkata.[1]

The KMOMA had been estimated to cost about Rs 500 crore and is set to be built on a 10-acre plot in the nearby township of New Town by the state government, is designed by acclaimed Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron, who created the Bird's Nest stadium for the Beijing Olympics.

The Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee had laid the foundation stone for this project in November 2013.[2]


The KMOMA is located along the Major Arterial Road in Action Area - II of New Town, Kolkata at 22°35′55″N 88°28′03″E / 22.59861°N 88.46750°E / 22.59861; 88.46750. The park will be surrounded by the New Town Eco Park and Kolkata International Convention Center on the North, the upcoming Central Business District and International Financial Hub on the east, and existing human settlement of Jatragachi/Hatiara on the South and West.


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