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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!

MuseumJigsaw : Maharana Sangram Singh at the Gangaur boat procession

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India has a wealth of intangible cultural traditions - whether it is music, dance or festivals, each state of India has something...

Celebrate Janmashtami with these art games!

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Janmashtami, a festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna, is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in India. And that isn't...
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MuseumJigsaw : The Bird by K. Madhava Menon

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Over the centuries, many artists have found inspiration from nature - be it the Mughal artist Mansur or the European art master...

#MuseumJigsaw : a Phulkari from Punjab

Phulkari, which literally translates as 'Flower Work', is synonymous with the culture of Punjab. This embroidery is made using coloured silken threads...

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

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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

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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

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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?

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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)

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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

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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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