krishna

Celebrate Janmashtami with these art games!

Janmashtami, a festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna, is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in India. And that isn't very surprising - he is perhaps the God with most swag! We...

#MuseumJigsaw: Yashoda & Krishna by Raja Ravi Varma

Raja Ravi Varma lived in an era characterised by experiments in art. His portraits, historical and mythological paintings adorned the palaces of kings and his representation of Indian deities changed how the country visualised...

Remembering Sunayani Devi: A forgotten artist from history

When we think of artists from pre-independence India, Raja Ravi Verma, Abanindranath Tagore or Nandalal Bose come to mind. However, it wasn't an all-boys club, as these names seem to suggest. Women artists of...

The River & Us: A Creative Inquiry Workshop using 3 Artworks from the Museum

Inside: These artworks from the Govt. Museum & Art Gallery, Chandigarh are a wonderful way to understand the relationship we share with our rivers. Also a good resource for classroom activities & discussion on...

In Pictures: 5 Amazing Krishna Stories from Art Museums

Krishna, the 8th incarnation of Vishnu has been the muse for artists across centuries. In celebrating his birthday, here are five Krishna stories from Art Museums across the world! I love the Balgopal versions of...
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