8 Art Galleries in Islamabad You Should Know About

Art galleries in Islamabad

Are you a beginner artist or an art fan? Do you want to visit places with creative artists whom you can learn from? 

If so, here are 8 art galleries in Islamabad that you can visit to learn, sell, buy, or just to adore the limitless talent that Pakistani artists hold. 

Art Galleries in Islamabad

Below are 8 popular art galleries in Islamabad that every art enthusiast should know about. 

#Art Galleries in IslamabadContact Number Address
1National Art Gallery Islamabad 051 9205273 F-5/1, PNCA, Islamabad
2Artcade – Marriott0348 8161636F-5/1, Agha Khan Rd, Islamabad
3Gallery 6 Islamabad051 2825738F-6 Markaz, Plot 15, Second Floor, Al Abraaj Center, Islamabad
4Khaas Contemporary051 8895209F-7/1, IFWA House, Street 38, Islamabad
5Tanzara Gallery Islamabad 051 2320199 Saidpur Village Road, Saidpur Village, Islamabad 44000
6Dawn Art Gallery & Framing0318 7661646F 6 Markaz, SuperMarket, Block D, Flat No.4, above Bata Shoes, Islamabad
7Islamabad Art Gallery & Framing051 2723191F-6 Markaz, supermarket, Islamabad
8Art Gallery F9 Park F-9 Park, Islamabad

Now let’s talk about each art gallery, with its location and contact details. 

1. National Art Gallery – PNCA

National Art Gallery - PNCA

Speaking of art, the first name that comes to mind is the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) in Islamabad. 

PNCA contains the National Art Gallery (NAG) and the Design Section under the Visual Arts Division (VAD) established in 1974. 

PNCA holds classes, exhibitions, and shows, that keep artists in the capital entertained and motivated. 

Timings: 

  • Monday to Friday: 8 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 12 am

Contact Number: 051 9205273 

Address: F-5/1, PNCA, Islamabad, Pakistan

Email: pncoaisb@gmail.com

2. Artcade – Marriott 

Artcade - Marriott 

Located in the elite Marriott Hotel, Artcade is a hub for emerging as well as established artists in the country. 

Artists showcase their work including paintings and calligraphy, and the exhibitions are open to the general public. 

Contact Number: 0348 8161636

Address: F-5/1, Agha Khan Rd, Islamabad

Email: info@myartworld.org

3. Gallery 6

Gallery 6

Founded in 2008, Gallery 6 is the largest private art gallery in Islamabad. It has hosted 80 exhibitions so far and aims to promote Pakistani art and artists around the globe. 

They introduced the Arjumand Painting Award in 2015, to recognize and promote emerging and talented Pakistani painters. 

Currently, they have a wide collection of artwork which includes paintings, drawings, and prints. 

Contact Number: 051 2825738

Address:  F-6 Markaz, Plot 15, Second Floor, Al Abraaj Center, Islamabad

Email: mail@gallery6islamabad.com

4. Khaas Contemporary

Khaas Contemporary

Located in the prime location of F-7, this art gallery is another one to add to your list. The gallery hosts exhibitions of contemporary art and hand-crafted pottery as well, to feast your eyes. 

Timings:

  • Mon – Fri: 11:30 am to 6pm 
  • Sat: 11:30 am to 5:30pm 
  • Sun: Closed 

Contact Number: 051 8895209

Address: F-7/1, IFWA House, Street 38, Islamabad

Email: khaasgallery@gmail.com

5. Tanzara Gallery

Tanzara Gallery

The Tanzara Gallery was established in 2007 by an art graduate Noshi Savul Qadir. Since then the gallery has hosted 70 exhibitions and has promoted Pakistani art at the UN headquarters located in Newyork. 

The gallery has also showcased artwork, in Dubai, China, and Bahrain. 

Timings: 

  • Mon-Sat: 11:30 am to 7 pm
  • Sun: closed 

Contact Number: 051 2320199 , 051 2320200

Address: Saidpur Village Road, Saidpur Village, Islamabad 44000

Email: tanzaragallery@gmail.com

6. Dawn Art Gallery & Framing

Dawn Art Gallery & Framing

The Dawn Art Gallery and Framing shop carry a range of art to view and buy. They offer oil paintings, watercolor paintings, pencil sketches, and portraits. You can also get custom art made just for you!

Timings:

  • Mon – Sat: 9:30am to 8:45pm
  • Sun: 10:00 am to 7:45 pm 

Contact Number: 0318 7661646

Address: F 6 Markaz, SuperMarket, Block D, Flat No.4, above Bata Shoes, Islamabad

Email: dawnartgallery.pk@gmail.com

7. Islamabad Art Gallery & Framing

Islamabad Art Gallery & Framing

The Islamabad Art Gallery & Framing store offers oil paintings, watercolor paintings, abstract art, pencil sketches, and calligraphy. 

The store has a range of artwork to choose from. If you want to pick a ready-made piece, you will surely find a good one here. 

Contact Number: 051 2723191

Address: F-6 Markaz, supermarket, Islamabad

Email: islamabadartgallery.pak@gmail.com

8. Art Gallery F9 Park 

Art Gallery F9 Park 

The gallery was inaugurated in Feb 2022, by the CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed. The building was renovated to form the art gallery. 

The gallery aims to promote Art and culture and believes that artists are a big asset to the cause. 

Address: F-9 Park, Islamabad

Art Galleries in Islamabad Await You! 

Islamabad hosts numerous renowned art galleries to satisfy the artist in you. From large galleries to small shops, you can display your work, take classes, or simply have an evening surrounded by talented artists. 

As an art enthusiast, we recommend you check all of the above art galleries in Islamabad to become a part of the wider artist community. 

Play your role in promoting arts in Pakistan and support the growing talent in the country! 

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