Tillany Fine Arts Museum and Gallery
Construction of Tillany was completed prior to its inauguration on 30 December 2000. The inauguration was held on the grounds of Tillany.
HH Jagadguru Sri Sri Sri Balagangadharanatha Swamiji performed the ritual
of lighting the lamp and gave his blessings. The major benefactors Mr.
& Mrs. Mathew & Aleyamma George, parents of Dr. George, were present.
Chief Guests Sri Anantha Kumar, Union Minister for Tourism & Culture,
and Sri SM Krishna, Chief Minister, Government of Karnataka, were both
unable to attend. Guests of Honour present were
There was an exhibition of art and sculpture from South India called "Southern Perspectives" on the three floors of the museum. Renowned dancer Smt. Sonal Mansingh, recepient of the Padma Bhushan award, gave an Odissi performance. Veena exponent, Dr. Suma Sudhindran gave a veena recital of Carnatic classical music. Invitees who included the local village communities, were treated to a sumptuous dinner at the end of the function.
Contact us at the following address:
Mr. Jude Devdas Chief Operating Officer The George Foundation # 316, 5th 'A' Cross HRBR Extn. 3rd Block, Kalyananagar Post Bangalore 560 043 Tel: 080-25440164/25444170 Fax: 080-25440210 E-mail: email@example.com