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Introduction

Kannada University has been successfully and effectively fulfilling its responsibility of translating into real it appropriate and applied research in the areas of Karnataka language, Art, Literature and Adequately Programmed study and teaching programmes were started, in right earnest, in all the departments of the University from the very inception. Beside an intention of Karnataka cultural representative artifacts collect for setup Museum in Kannada University campus.  In 1996, the Department of Museum was inaugurated to address the local aspirations, uniquely trimmed with the Hampi World Heritage package. From the very beginning the Department of museum has been successfully and meaningfully accomplishing its designated programmes with an accent on collection and displaying artifacts of Karnataka Art, Archaeology, Folklore and tribal etc. in the University campus.

The Department had already collected more than 300 pieces of ancient sculptures including inscriptions, hero stones, architectural objects, including folklore and tribal artifacts, paintings etc. The Museum will be developed on the model of Archaeological Survey of India and maintained by Archaeology, Folklore and Tribal Departments of various States in India.

The Museum consists of 5 galleries represents art and culture of entire Karnataka which represents Archaeology, Folklore, Tribal, Painting and selected photographs of selected monuments, inscriptions, Kannada writers etc.

In the gallery 1 (Pls. 6 &7) displayed the archaeological objects like stone tools, iron objects like swords, dagger etc. The small sculptures of different periods and pottery are exhibited in the show cases. Apart from these, tribal materials of different communities are also displayed in the gallery show eases.

In the gallery II (Pls. 8,9 & 10) displayed modern painting prepared by University artists and painters.

In the gallery III (Pls. 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15) displayed photographs of renowned Kannada poets, writers, dramatists, musicians, artists., of Jnana Peetha, Central and State award winners.

In the gallery IV (Pls. 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 & 21) displayed photographs of selected important Monuments and Inscriptions of Karnataka.

In the gallery V (Pls. 22, 23, 24 & 25) displayed folklore materials like bronze objects, wooden objects, leather objects, agricultural impliments ets., collected from different parts of Karnataka

Around the Museum building exhibited (pl. 4) sculptures, inscription of different period collected from Bellary, Koppal and Davanagere districts.

Major Contribution of the Department :
  1. The Department of museum and Tourism Research Centre has been successfully and meaningfully accomplishing its designated programs with an accent on collection and displaying artifacts of Karnataka Art, Archaeology, Folklore, tribal, Paintings and Audio-Videos, Photography etc. in the University campus.
  2. The Museum will be developed on the model of Archaeological Survey of India and maintained by Archaeology, Folklore and Tribal Departments of various States in India.
  3. The Department proposes to conduct workshops to bring about awareness among the common man, semi-literate, teachers, students of High school, Intermediate and Degree level, Research scholars, Tourist Guides about the importance of historical, archaeological sites and monuments and its preservation for future generation.
  4. The Department has been intended to start P.G. Diploma course on Archaeology, Museology and Tourism however, Research scholars studying for M.A. Ph.D. integrated, M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses are given guidance.
  5. The Department has conducted International, National and State level seminars on Museum and Tourism related aspects.
  6. The Department has taken up village to village survey and documentation of Archaeological sites, monuments and collection of artifacts for set up museum is ongoing .
  7. Services rendered by the department : Maintenance of museum, conducting research and teaching programs and office works
Department Profile

Staff Details

SI:NONameDesignationContact Details
01.Dr. Madhava PerajeDean and chair PersonProfessor,
Dept. of Dravidian Culture Studies, Kannada University, Hampi
Procedures of avail the service
  1. Department Administration
  2. Collecting valuable objects for set up museum
  3. Exhibition and preservation of artifacts and antiquities
  4. Documentation of artifacts
  5. Creating awareness among the teachers, research scholars, students, tourists etc.
  6. Conduct workshops to bring about awareness among the common man, semi- literate, teachers, students of High school, Intermediate and Degree level, Research scholars, Tourist Guides about the importance of historical and archaeological monuments and its preservation for future generation.
Major Research Project :

The Department had already collected more than 300 pieces of ancient sculptures including inscriptions, hero stones, architectural objects, including folklore and tribal artifacts, paintings, photography etc. The Museum will be developed on the model of Archaeological Survey of India and maintained by Archaeology, Folklore and Tribal Departments of various States in India.

Major contribution of the department :

The Department had already collected more than 300 pieces of ancient sculptures including inscriptions, hero stones, architectural objects, including folklore and tribal artifacts, paintings, photography etc. The Museum will be developed on the model of Archaeological Survey of India and maintained by Archaeology, Folklore and Tribal Departments of various States in India.

Conference :
Major Conference :

Photo Gallery

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Photo Gallery

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Dr. Vasudeva Badiger

Professor  and Chairs Person

Department of studies in Ancient History and Achaeology

Kannada University, Hampi

Vidyaranya – 587276

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