Pakistan art and culture

Art in The Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Pakistan Culture, Arts, Artists and Museums


Architecture *

Mughal architecture.

Architecture in Pakistan: A Historical Overview

Islamic Architecture Pakistan

Art, culture and entertainment in Pakistan.

Art and culture.
The South-Asian Life and Times

Artists *

Arts Pakistan
Pakistan’s largest arts website, with an exclusive collection of videos, paintings & photographs.

VASL Artists’ Collective
Vasl (Urdu meaning: meeting point) is a registered not-for-profit space. An international platform for Pakistani artists and contemporary art in Pakistan, Vasl is committed to creating a liberal space for experimentation and exchange.


Cinema *

Pakistani films, a list from Wikipedia.

Culture of Pakistan, Wikipedia entry.


Galleries *

Art Galleries in Pakistan, Art Galleries in Lahore

Canvas Art Gallery
Canvas Gallery is recognized as one of the leading art galleries in Pakistan.


Heritage sites of Pakistan, history of Pakistan.

Islamabad *

Islamabad – a city guide.

National Art Gallery, Pakistan.
Wikipedia entry.


Karachi *

Karachi School of Art

National Museum of Pakistan
The Museum has a collection of 58,000 old coins (some dating from 74 Al-Hijra), and hundreds of well-preserved sculptures. Some 70,000 publications, books and other reading material of the Archeology and Museums Department were also shifted to the National Museum so that general public could see them.

National Museum of Pakistan

Lahore *

Lahore Museum

Lahore Museum; Google Cultural Institute, 3D tour.e
This building is home to the country’s largest and oldest collection of historical, cultural and artistic objects. Its collections of Gandhara sculpture, miniature paintings, rare manuscripts and old coins are known throughout the world.

National College of Arts, Lahore

Unicorn Gallery

Ministry of Tourism, Pakistan. Historical sites, museums.

Quaid-I-Azam (Quaid-E-Azam), Tomb of Mohammed Ali Jinnah (1876-1948), Karachi, Pakistan

Quaid-I-Azam (Quaid-E-Azam), Tomb of Mohammed Ali Jinnah (1876-1948), Karachi, Pakistan

Museums *

Museums and art galleries in Pakistan. Lists.

The National Art Gallery

The National Museum of Pakistan

Wikipedia list of museums in Pakistan.

Music *

Music of Pakistan, Wikipedia entry.

Meher Ali Sher Ali
Mehar Ali Sher Ali are a representative group of Qawwaali, a sufi genre of music in Pakistan. They have earned international acclaim. The Presidential Award from Pakistan and The Seven Stars Award from Denmark are only two of the many many national and international awards they have won.

National College of Arts, Lahore

National Library of Pakistan

National Museum of Pakistan

Official Information Website of Pakistan


Pakistani arts, culture and entertainment websites.

Pakistan National Council of the Arts

Pakistan Television Organization

Pakistan Travel and Culture Services.  1000 pages about Pakistan on this site, updated regularly with new information and tour programs in Pakistan.

Pakistan Travel Web: heritage sites.

Punjab *

Art of Punjab – Sikh Paintings and Digital Art

Punjab Heritage News
News and a blog.

Punjabi culture, Wikipedia entry.

Takhiti Exhibition

Tourism *

Welcome to Pakistan
Official government tourist portal provides a tourist guide and information on destinations, events, festivals and accommodation.

Pakistan Travel and Culture Services
1000 pages about Pakistan on this site, updated regularly with new information and tour programs in Pakistan.