Bharat Bhavan Roopankar Museum of Fine arts has three galleries : The Tribal Art Gallery, Modern Art Gallery and Rangdarshni Gallery.
The Tribal art gallery was opened in 1982. The art work displayed here take the viewers to a pleasant journey where all times of past, present and future mingle with each other creating an experience of timelessness. The viewer can sense the evolutionary significance of the rendered art objects.
Bharat Bhavan has a huge collection of folk and tribal art of Madhya Pradesh. Art-works of tribes such as Baiga, Bhil, Bhilala, Gond, Agarya, Mariya, Korku, Korva, Pradhan and many others are included in this collection. The art works of this collection are displayed in the Tribal Art Gallery . The idea behind this gallery is not just to show-case the tribal - folk art objects, but also to juxtapose the urban art with tribal-folk art so that an interactive proximity could be established between the two. It is also an assertion of the fact that the contemporaneity in arts in India can not be defined properly without including the tribal and folk creativity.
Modern art gallery came into existence at the time of the inauguration of Bharat Bhavan in 1982. The gallery was planned and conceived with the view of housing the most representative works of contemporary Indian art scene. Hence a grand inaugural show was mounted in which the highly accomplished artists had participated. Permanent collection of the Roopankar museum of art displayed in the Modern Art Gallery is stunningly expensive and intensely corresponding to the aesthetic notions of our times . These are the utterances of the Indian essence completely showcasing the hectic attitudes of the modern artist towards form and its treatment .This attitude has given rise to a conglomeration of a unique multiplicity of divergent features.
Here are collected the works of such luminaries of contemporary Indian art as Tayab Mehta, Krishn Khanna, Maqbool Fida Hussain, Akbar Padamse, K.G.Subramaniam, Nagjibhai Patel, Ghulam Mohd. Sheikh, Vikas Bhattacharya , Jagdish Swaminathan and Manjit Bawa. Apart from these a host of other equally gifted painters, sculptors, ceramists and printmakers have been represented. Bharat Bhavan’s Roopankar wing organize the Biennial of the Indian Contemporary Art of which the first event took place in 1986. Committed to be always abreast with the global art upsurge Roopankar apart from organizing individual shows of the internationally famed artist also holds Biennials of International Printmaking Art. All the famous art exhibitions are held in the Modern Art Gallery . This gallery has earned much laurel for Bharat Bhavan.
Rangdarshni Gallery : This is a smaller gallery. A recent series of Rupabh art exhibitions
and other occasional exhibitions are held in this gallery.