chandigarh

Pierre Jeanneret House Museum, Chandigarh

The first ever house built in Chandigarh was that of Pierre Jeanneret. The home of the city's first chief architect is located in Sector 5 (no.57) - right opposite the famous Sukhna...

Secrets of the Government Museum & Art Gallery, Chandigarh

The Government Museum & Art Gallery Chandigarh is  one of the most significant museums in the country. One of the three museums designed by LeCorbusier, it is home to the largest collection of Gandhara...

8 things to learn from Guru Gobind Singh’s Baaj

Guru Gobind Singh is often depicted in paintings holding a 'Baaj'. It is common knowledge that the Guru was known as "Chittay baaja wala" or, "Keeper of the White Falcon, but have you ever...

Shubho Mahalaya : celebrating the Glory of the Goddess

Shubho Mahalaya!  As a child growing up with Bengali grandparents, this day meant about waking up to the sound of a booming voice on the radio, narrating a story I couldn't particularly understand; it...

The French Rooster of Chandigarh | Le Corbusier

As you walk through the Contemporary Arts section of the Government Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh, there is a small indiscreet space called the "M.N Sharma Gallery".  These are the objects donated by...

Art+Feminism 2017: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at the Government Museum and Art Gallery

In 2017, the Heritage Lab organised the first ever Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at the Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh. Art+Feminism is a global campaign which seeks to improve content on 'women in the arts'...

Virasat-e-Khalsa : A Museum on Sikh Heritage

A masterpiece of rich Sikh culture and religious history, the `Virasat-e-Khalsa` is located in the holy city of Anandpur Sahib, the birthplace of the Khalsa. Conceived as a repository of the rich heritage of the `Khalsa`, the...

Integrated Learning Module: Animal Secrets & Stories with Class 3, Vivek High

This Module on Animal Secrets & Stories allowed the children to discover and have fun at the Museum of Natural History, Chandigarh. We started our 3-day Module with Vivek High's Class 3 with a teacher's training on...
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