#5WomenArtists

As part of the Women's History Month & our ongoing campaign Art+Feminism, we present you 5 Women Artists that India forgot.

Crossword: Can you name #5WomenArtists from India?

Time to test your culture quotient -...

Indusudha Ghosh : between art and revolution

The 20th century witnessed India rise from...

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#HeritageJigsaw : David Sassoon Library by Foy Nissen

Foy Nissen was perhaps Mumbai's most memorable chroniclers. He photographed people, festivals, places and monuments and his images of the city are...

Crossword: Can you name #5WomenArtists from India?

Time to test your culture quotient - how well do you know India? For every Sunday now, we bring you a new...

Indusudha Ghosh : between art and revolution

The 20th century witnessed India rise from a jewel in Britain’s imperial crown to Independence. India’s struggle for freedom is an ongoing...

Remembering Damyanti Chowla : one of the finest modern artists of India

In 2020, we celebrate 100th birth anniversary of Damyanti Chowla - an important artist, who has been largely missing from Indian art-history...

Each Night Put Kashmir in Your Dreams : a series by artist Nilima Sheikh

From being ‘paradise on earth’, to being stereotyped with images of violence and political unrest, Kashmir’s story has been the subject of...

Kshitindranath Majumdar: The Saint Artist

When the Nationalism movement was at its peak, the artists of Bengal, under the tutelage of Abanindranath Tagore worked towards the renaissance...

Lightning : When M.F Husain painted India of the 1970s

Think M.F Husain and the words that come to your mind are : horses, umbrellas, barefoot, Madhuri Dixit, Picasso, Bombay. Think deeper,...

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#DollyPartonChallenge : The real social-media message for museums

It was like any other day - except that instead of Friday-Feeling memes, #dollypartonchallenge was trending. But wait, what IS this challenge?

Which Mughal Woman? When we played ‘Guess Who’ on Instagram

As part of our #TheseMughalWomen campaign, we gave our Instagram followers on a fun challenge. With just 6 clues, they had to...

Did You Know, the Indian Cupid, Kamdev has 5 arrows to make you fall in love!

Seated on a parrot, Kamdev is often depicted in paintings carrying a bow  made of sugarcane stalk, strung by a line of bees. Each arrow...

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In Paintings: Rembrandt & his Mughal India Inspiration

Rembrandt is one of the greatest artists in history, with his name alone being synonymous with fine art itself!  Yet, few know him as...

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In college, advertising and visual communication were my favourite subjects. Our teacher, Ms. Milinda Natu introduced us to different artists and art movements each week...

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On any given weekend, my head is usually occupied with the thoughts of food. The tastebuds have been working over time for a year...

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Why ‘Pra-Kashi: Silk, Gold & Silver From The City Of Light ‘ is a must-see at the National Museum, Delhi

For centuries, the city of Kashi (Varanasi) has been celebrated for it's textiles. Take a dip into the treasure chest of the...

Lightning : When M.F Husain painted India of the 1970s

Think M.F Husain and the words that come to your mind are : horses, umbrellas, barefoot, Madhuri Dixit, Picasso, Bombay. Think deeper,...

Intimate Portraits of the Kashmir Conflict: As told by Women

What does war look like? When you hear of the Indo-Pak Kashmir conflict, what is the visual image that comes to mind?...

Three Artists & a City: MAP Bangalore recounts a story of friendship and shared inspiration

A leading Indian modernist, renowned internationally. A tribal artist painting his Gondi heritage. A photographer on a mission to document India's living...

India and the World : Lessons to learn from India’s first blockbuster 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...

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Jamini Roy, Tagore and a sholapith - terracotta Durga are essential to every Bengali household and my grandparents' home wasn't any different. Of all...
Each year on January 26, India celebrates its Republic Day marking the end of its transition into an independent and sovereign country.  In 1950,...

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Nurmahal : Nur Jahan’s serai in heart of Punjab

Who doesn't know Nur Jahan? The wife of Emperor Jehangir, the Padshah Begum was truly an influential figure at the Mughal court....

#ChaloMuseum : Visiting Museums in India

Have you ever raised an eyebrow at the thought of visiting a museum in India? Then this post is for you!

Discover India with 8 Awesome 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...

#MuseumWeek : Highlights from India

The much awaited Museum-Week 2018 finally came to an end last week, and admittedly, left us exhausted! If there's any such thing by the...

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#DollyPartonChallenge : The real social-media message for museums

It was like any other day - except that instead of Friday-Feeling memes, #dollypartonchallenge was trending. But wait, what IS this challenge?

The Museum of the Future : a vision for the next decade (2030)

2020 : two decades into the new millennium. Three decades into 'digital revolution'. In this time, we survived Y2K, moved on from...

Conference Livestream: The role of museums as places of social inclusion

The 12th Hands On! Conference, is taking place between 22-26 October 2019 at Europe's oldest operating children's museum, Young Museum Frankfurt. The...

Rights of the Little Visitor at the Museum

Earlier this year, CSMVS Mumbai introduced an extremely inspiring project : a Children's Museum, curated and managed by children. Intensive workshops and...
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