Art Institute Dhaka From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Faculty of Fine Art (FFA) was an Institute of Dhaka University. The Institute turned into Faculty in 2008. This educational institute which established in 1948 was the first art educational Institute in this region and became the main centre of art and cultural practice. Its currently situated in Shahbagh, in Dhaka city, close to the National Museum. Architect Muzharul Islam designed the institute.With the leadership of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin the eminent artists Anwarul Huq, Quamrul Hasan, Khawaja Shafique Ahmed, Safiuddin Ahmed and Habibur Rahman started Government art Institute, currently known as Faculty of Fine Art (FFA).A sculpture known as SERIOUS DISCUSSION(won a award at the Asian biennial art exhibition in 2005-2006 ) is placed in the midst of the institute.