MuseumWeek

#MuseumWeek : Highlights from India

The much awaited Museum-Week 2018 finally came to an end last week, and admittedly, left us exhausted! If there's any such thing by the name of online-museum-fatigue, this week-long social media campaign is IT....

Children takeover the Government Museum & Art Gallery, Chandigarh

As part of the Museum Week celebrations, the Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh had a special treat for children. In partnership with The Heritage Lab, students of Vivek High School (Chandigarh) took over...

A 21st Century Retelling of Laur & Chanda’s Romance

Some stories get handed over as batons from one generation to the next. But only rarely do we find stories which seem to belong to the wrong generation! Maulana Daud’s folk romance Laur Chanda...

Annapurna : The Goddess of Food

From the collection of:  National Museum, New Delhi   What is it: A brass sculpture of a goddess holding a ladle in the right hand and a jewelled bowl full of rice in her left hand. Her bowl...

Vechaar Utensil Museum Ahmedabad

During Akbar's rule, a local revolt in Ahmedabad had the Great Emperor ride down from Fatehpur Sikri with 3000 horsemen at lightening speed (9 days). Of course he won over the rebels but stayed...
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