Alhamra Arts Council, Ali Zafar, AR Chughtai, Bhai Ram Singh, ICI building, Jamil Baloch, Jamil Naqsh, Lahore Museum, Lord Mayo, Mall Road Lahore, Mayo School of Arts, Mughal architecture, Naqi Market, National College of Arts (NCA), Nayyar Ali Dada, Nayyara Noor, Old and New Anarkali Bazaars, Panorama Centre, Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam Lahore, Syed Wajeeh-ul-Hassan Naqvi, Tollinton Market
Mall Road, also known as Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam is one of Lahore’s primary thoroughfares. Several colonial buildings line the road, and one of them is the National College of Arts (NCA), one of Pakistan’s leading art schools.
From a school to a college… The NCA was established in 1875 as the Mayo School of Arts in memory of Lord Mayo, the British Viceroy to India. In 1958, it was upgraded to the National College of Arts and Fine Art. Since then, several departments, including architecture, ceramics design, multimedia arts, film and television have been added. Well known alumni include architects, musicians, painters and sculptors such as Jamil Baloch, AR Chughtai, Nayyar
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