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“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived; but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.”

Maya Angelou.

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Mango : The National Fruit of India

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He visits my town once a year. He fills my mouth with kisses and nectar. I spend all my money on him Who, girl, your man? No, a...

Slaves of Fashion : An exhibition by The Singh Twins

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“ Do you think the blue jeans were invented by Levis Strauss? Think Again “ - reads the prompt when you use the interactive...

Now Showing : the Royal Arts of Jodhpur… in America!

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Earlier this month, Mehrangarh Museum's landmark exhibition "Peacock in the Desert : Royal Arts of Jodhpur" opened at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston...
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Remembering Mahatma Gandhi through Art !

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Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi , a global icon for peace was assassinated on January 30, 1948 by Nathuram Godse, sending an entire nation into...

The First Republic Day of India : includes 5 Activity Ideas!

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Each year on January 26, India celebrates its Republic Day marking the end of its transition into an independent and sovereign country.  In 1950,...

A Visual History of the Partition of India : A Story in Art

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A decade ago, a group of us girls having staged our first play ‘Toba Tek Singh’ found ourselves excited at an invite extended to...
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The French Rooster of Chandigarh | Le Corbusier

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As you walk through the Contemporary Arts section of the Government Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh, there is a small indiscreet space called...

Art of the Book : Quran & Calligraphy

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Tonight is the start of Ramadan, and as our Muslim friends start celebrating, here’s a glimpse into the collection of Quran manuscripts from around...
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Republic of Art: The Constitution as an Illustrated History of India

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The Constitution of India is a fascinating piece of art. What other book can guide your present and ensure your future while constantly acknowledging...
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A History of Mughal Cuisine through Cookbooks

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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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