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There is always something for everyone at any museum. Whether you’re digging for jaw-dropping art, or just looking for a cosy nook for an Instagram photo-op; whether you’re a student, or teacher hoping to add the element of wonder to your classrooms – or maybe if you’re just looking to spend a weekend that’s ‘different’ with or without friends : museums are the place to be!

‘Darvesh’ : The S.L. Parasher sculpture inspired by an ancient Sufi dance

The ‘Darvesh’ is a sculpture by eminent partition era artist and sculptor S.L. Parasher. Made in mulberry wood, it’s one of Parasher’s...

The ‘Jaipur Procession’ that inspired the world’s second largest oil painting

Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes but whoever said ‘less is more’ has clearly not set their eyes on this painting!...
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#MuseumJigsaw : Arshilata Kantha of Bengal

There is an age old debate on ‘Beauty vs. Utility’ that involved the likes of the 18th c. philosopher Immanuel Kant. While...
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Which Battle of Plassey camp are you in?

In 1757, the Battle of Plassey was fought between the Nawab of Bengal Siraj ud-Daulah and the British Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Clive. The...
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#Puzzle : The doorways of the Pritam Niwas Chowk (City Palace Jaipur)

While Jaipur has numerous forts and mahals, the City Palace is the crown (jewel). The 18th century palace is an imposing structure...

A Dip into History: Mumbai’s Banganga Tank through the lens of Foy Nissen

Foy Nissen’s images of Mumbai are an invaluable archive of the city's heritage and architecture. After Nissen passed away, his legacy comprising...
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5 Things to Know about Beethoven at Haus Der Musik Museum (Vienna)

Vienna is the city where Mozart, Beethoven and Strauss lived, loved, composed, and performed. So it isn't surprising that the city is...
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Locust Time: Environmental Art by Sheba Chhachhi

The swarm of Locusts seen across Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh are the latest instalment of the plague-like conditions that India...
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Ghare Baire: Showcasing Bengal’s Art

'Ghare Baire: The World, the Home and the Beyond' - a stunning museum exhibition that captures the evolution of Bengal Art, and...

The Mythology Crossword by Government Museum, Chandigarh

The Government Museum Chandigarh has an eclectic collection. Test your MQ while exploring this detail from a Gita Govinda by Manaku...
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