Venkatappa Art Gallery has been a democratic space for Karnataka artists. Its very creation is steeped in the struggles and successes of Karnataka’s artists. It has been the venue for many historical events and shows in the past. It is also a space accessible, not only for Bangalore artists, but also for those in other parts of Karnataka. VAG Forum believes that it has to continue to remain this way., and thus, rejects an MoU signed in July 2015. The About section of this website will provide the reader with insights into the forums reasons to reject the MoU between MAP – an initiative of Tasveer Foundation, and the Government. We urge you, the reader, to take the time to read the various sub-links provided in this section, to better understand the nuances of this issue. We hope that it will convince you to support this movement.