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Welcome to The Heritage Lab

The Heritage Lab is India’s first digital media platform connecting citizens to Museums, art and heritage through campaigns, public-engagement programs & free access content for children and adults; families, educators and cultural professionals.

WHAT WE DO

We organize events for public engagement with the arts, publish content and stories from museums and the art-world, produce media including videos & podcasts for museums, provide digital services & trainings to museum staff, build / support campaigns like #ArtAndFeminism, #MuseumWeek, #CultureThemes, etc. & share museum-based educational resources with educators.

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To make Museums more accessible, inclusive and FUN, we have you covered with:

Here you can discover fascinating objects and art; play games – piece jigsaws, take quizzes, and fill crosswords; download learning material and access educator resources and find your way around museums with our quick guides! If you are a cultural-professional, stay up to date with latest trends and news; grants and job opportunities under our Museum Revolution segment!

You can also Subscribe to our monthly /weekly dose of museums to explore,
art-lessons , event updates and more.

Collaborations & Partnerships

Today we support and enable Museums to meet their objectives in a number of ways including digital strategy (not limited to social media), advocacy and communications. We also work with publications, and brands that are well in line with our mission.

Get Involved!

Work with Us!

Apply for part-time / internship positions
*Applications Open*

Become a Writer / Contribute

We are eager to hear about your museum-experiences. You can also pitch story ideas to us. Write to us at [email protected]

Hello & Thank You for stopping by!

I am Medhavi, and I am an explorer at heart. But then, aren’t we all? I have a strange love for museums, handmade, and I dig stories rooted in culture – and since 2009, I have been wanting everyone to feel that way!
The journey has culminated into ‘The Heritage Lab’ – India’s first digital media platform connecting citizens to Museums, art and heritage. The idea is to inspire wonder, awe, and curiosity as we go about discovering different aspects of culture.

I find it a privilege to have been recognized for my work with India’s artisans and craftspeople; leading a range of projects, programs, fellowships to encourage public engagement with the arts and the spirit of inquiry in children and adults. Engaging with museums though, has truly widened my horizons 🙂 

I strongly believe that Heritage is a community need, community-created and therefore is the responsibility of the community to support and preserve. So I particularly refuse to believe that Heritage or Culture is a “niche” sector.

I ask for YOUR support to make this more mainstream! Here are little steps you can take: 

Visit Museums when you can, wherever you can! Share you experience on social media using #MuseumsEveryday. You can also submit a little note about your visit.

Attend Events : there are fun thematic walks, workshops, lectures (that word is probably making you yawn, but it’s literally a longer Pecha-Kucha you want to hear) at museums or city-walks nearly every month!

Engage Online : Read about art, museum objects and the fascinating connections they have to our lives today. Interested in health communication ? Travel…? Coffee? Food ? Museums tell stories about everything. They’re just waiting to be discovered. 
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