Gandhara is a name to reckon with in the art scenario in Eastern India for more than two decades. Since its inception in 1991, Gandhara has emerged as a point of cultural and social interaction where artists and art lovers hold court. It provides an intimate gallery experience in the very heart of the city. It has hosted major works of masters like Tyeb Meheta, F.N. Souza, Prabhakar Barwe, Ganesh Pyne, Jogen Chowdhury, Bikash Bhattacharjee, Manjit Bawa, Arpita Singh among other luminaries of Modern Indian art. It has showcased cutting edge works of Probir Gupta, Bose Krishnamachari, Riyas Komu, Abir Karmakar, G.R. Irana, Manjunath Kamath, Sujith S. N. amidst other forerunners of Contemporary Indian art. Gandhara is a platform that has been nourishing Avant-garde artistic practices and promotes new talent. It focuses on enrichment of the art scene and sets a high benchmark in endorsing art. Gandhara provides opportunity and makes discoveries.