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Applications are invited for different positions at the CSMVS Mumbai’s Education Department. Deadline : 03 December, 2018. Location : Mumbai Education Facilitator (Exhibitions and Programmes) Vacancy : 1 Type: Contractual The role requires the candidate to assist in developing, planning and executing exhibitions for the Museum on Wheels. He/ She will liaise with the Education Department to conceptualise and display of exhibitions within the bus. assist in writing text labels, information panels, brochure and other promotional material. coordinate facilitation of…

india-and-the-world-exhibition

The “India and the World,” exhibition, which landed at the CSMVS exactly a year ago, abounded in riches of every kind. 230 objects spread across 5000 years ,included Rembrandt’s Mughal sketch, an Ashokan edict, the Greek Discobulus and Poseidon sculptures narrated India’s encounters with the world – and set the stage for a dialogue on curating encyclopaedic exhibitions in India!…

discover-india-museums

In this digital-savvy world, museums are rediscovering new ways and tools to engage with their audiences – and Instagram is a hot favourite! In India though, museums are yet to take advantage of this tool and use it to it’s full potential but with projects like #MuseumWeek, #AskACurator and #52Museums, the enthusiasm is definitely increasing. What’s common between all these…

csmvs-guide-directors-picks

It is not for nothing that CSMVS (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaja Vastu Sangralaya) Mumbai  is India’s best museum. The museum is home to more than 60,000 treasures, that tell the amazing story of India.  Get the best of your CSMVS experience with these 10 things to see, as recommended by the museum’s director Mr. Sabyasachi Mukherjee! This article has been…

museums 2017

In a previous post, I mentioned the New Year Resolutions Museums can undertake to engage visitors. This post explores some of the exciting resolutions and plans that Museum professionals have underway to make it a year of excitement for audiences! Read on to know how some of the best Museums of the country will own 2017.  These museums were chosen / approached…

Contributed by: Susmita Biswas Have you ever had to retrieve and preserve family photo albums at your grandmother’s home? It was an annual ritual at my grandmother’s home to replace the butter papers in between pages and air out the photos, so they don’t get moist and catch mould. We would even use a little dusting powder on the butter…

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