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Jul 19, 2019
At Mumbai's Museum of Ordinary Objects, on display is the extra-ordinariness contained within mundane thingsThe Museum of Ordinary Objects in Mumbai is an initiative that crowdsources ordinary objects and showcases the relatable, universal stories they tell.
Jun 13, 2019
Ami Kolkata: A museum housed within Metcalfe Hall re-imagines the City of Joy, reflects its democratic spiritAmi Kolkata has its mandatory Tagore and Ray, but it also has a stairwell lined with quirky posters – old movie classics as well as vintage ads for Horlicks malted milk, Lily barley biscuits, and Firpo’s machine-made bread. It celebrates Kolkata biryani and Chinatown breakfasts as much as it honours its pioneers like Raja Ram Mohun Roy and Begum Roqeya.
Feb 14, 2019
Baghdad war museum honours Iran-backed militia’s sacrifices in war against Islamic StateA war museum glorifying the sacrifices of thousands of mainly Shiite militiamen who died fighting the Islamic State group has been opened in Baghdad
Jan 23, 2019
Narendra Modi inaugurates Subhash Chandra Bose Museum at Red Fort, says 'we are committed to fulfilling his ideals'Modi also inaugurated three other museums — Yaad-e-Jallian Museum (based on Jallianwala Bagh massacre and World War I), the museum on 1857 (India's first war of Independence), and Drishyakala (Museum on Indian Art) — at the same venue.
Sep 30, 2018
One foot in Lahore, the other in Chandigarh: How Partition's sundering affected a museum's artifactsThe collection at the Government Museum of Chandigarh, divided in Lahore on 10 April 1948, came this side of the border after long and complex negotiations between the representatives of the two newly formed governments of India and Pakistan.
Aug 27, 2018
Teen Murti row: Manmohan Singh guided by Congress rhetoric, new museum at complex won't tarnish Nehru's legacyManmohan Singh has written to Narendra Modi, urging him to not make changes to the Teen Murti complex, a memorial dedicated to Jawaharlal Nehru.
May 12, 2018
As Kolkata's Gurusaday Museum struggles to survive, there's renewed interest in its treasure trove of folk artThe Gurusaday Museum — which opened in 1963 and is housed in a sprawling building in Joka on the fringes of the city amidst a mango orchard now heavy with fruit — is facing its darkest hour
Apr 11, 2018
Inside Sarmaya, a self-funded museum which attempts to revive India's dying art formsSarmaya boasts of a collection of ancient coins, maps, and tribal art forms. It conducts workshops and outreach programmes in schools and colleges | #FirstCulture
Nov 25, 2017
Preserving the past: How museums are adapting to the forces of conflict and technologyMuseums invite people from all socioeconomic backgrounds to come together and learn about cultures, some of which might be on the brink of extinction | #FWeekend
Nov 04, 2017
Museum of Material Memory: What much-loved objects can tell us about the lived pastOrdinary objects steeped in the past form the mainstay of the Museum of Material Memory | #FWeekend