About the venue

The Madras Literary Society is a learned society in Chennai (earlier called Madras), India which was founded in 1817[1] and in 1830 it became associated with the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. It was founded by Sir John Henry Newbolt, Chief Justice of Madras with Benjamin Guy Babington as the founder secretary. The library run by the society in a red sandstone building in the Department of Public Instruction complex in Nungambakkam is the oldest functional public library in the city and one of the oldest in India.

  • Venue open
  • Half day
  • Venue closed

Exhibits in the venue,

Chennai Photo Biennale
Edition- III

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PUBLICATION

A two-part print publication will be launched and circulated in January representing all artists and contributors of CPB III for audiences to have the biennale in their hands! The Publications will be circulated across colleges, libraries, galleries and also be available online to order. This is an initiative to take the Biennale to the people, where they can enjoy artist works in the comfort of their homes.

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