Provision of Livelihood Facilities

At the community level, people living below the poverty line, people with special needs, etc. are identified and provide livelihood assistance to them.

Develop the Art of Painting

To develop the art of painting among the students and to provide facilities for the same.

For both in-school and out-of-school students. Gain learning opportunities and a platform for artists

Provision of Emergency Relief Aid

Provision of emergency relief aid for epidemics and economic crisis. Identifying and providing assistance to the needy in situations such as natural calamities,



About T.p.Hunt Art Gallery


Our Vision

To promote all aspects of art including but not limited to drawing, painting, and sculpting for all ages by providing easy access to materials at minimal cost, providing instruction classes for all levels of expertise, seminars for students and art teachers by local and foreign art experts and providing a venue for exhibiting and sale of art works. Will remain non political and non religious.

Evangerline Yogamany Alagaratnam (Nee Hunt)

Owner director

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He was the 6th son of Townsman Murugappa. He was born in 1839 and named Sathasivam at Periyamavaddy, a village near Chavakachcheri. His father was keen to educate his sons. However, there were no organized schools at that time. So, he started what was called “Veranda School.” He had to sell his earrings to buy Mahabharata ola book for his sons to study.

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founder message

My name is Evangerline Yogamany Alagaratnam. I am the daughter of Thomas Poage Hunt and great granddaughter of Rev. Thomas Peter Hunt. I was born in Sri-Lanka on October 31st 1941 at Green Memorial Hospital, Manipay.

I studied at the Kandy Convent, Dreiberg College, Uduvil Girls High school and the Jaffna Convent. I did my advanced level exam at Uduvil Girl’s High School.

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History of T.P. Hunt Memorial Art Gallery

The art gallery located at Chavakachcheri, Thenmarachy, Northern province of Sri Lanka that serves the best support for art has its own remarkable history. It was established by Mrs. Evangerline Yogamany Alagaratnam

With her passion for art, she studied art and obtained a degree in fine arts in the USA. She wished to share her love for art with students in various parts of Ceylon.

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Our Students Art Gallery


T.p.Hunt Event Details


Grand Opening of T.P. Hunt Memorial Art Gallery

Date: 24-06-2018 Chief Guest: Prof Jenifer Hereth (Chicago, USA) Distinguished Guest: Mr. Sivasiva Presided By: Mrs. Evangerline Yogamany Alagaratnam.

Opening Of Second Floor Classroom and Art Exhibition

Date: 01-09-2018 Chief Guest: Mr Kandiah Arunthavapalan Presided By: Mrs. E. Yogamany Alagaratnam EVENT

Workshop by Mr. Sathiamoorthy Bridge Academy, India

Workshop by Mr. Sathiamoorthy of the BRIDGE ACADEMY, INDIA Date: 22-09-2018 Instructor: Mr Sathiamoorthy Presided By: Mrs. E.Y. Alagaratnam.

Primary class art contest prize-giving

Date: 31-10-2018 Chief Guest: Mr. S Thirukumaran (deputy director primary division) Presided By: Mrs E.Y. Alagaratnam

Opening of the Art Supply Shop. of TP Hunt Art Gallery

Opening of the Art Supply Shop. of TP Hunt Memorial Art Gallery Date: 13-02-2019 Presided By: Mrs E.Y. Alagaratnam.

“Mothers Love” Solo Art Exhibition by M.S. Sivathasan

Date: 20-10-2019 Chief Guest: Prof. Senjorthselvar Aruthirumuhan Distinguished Guest: Prof Siva Sivananthan (Scientist )

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