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Resurrecting forgotten poems

In an interactive session, singer and musician Shruthi Vishwanath will talk about the relevance of Abhangs to young children.
Women of the Warikari community
Women of the Warikari community
Updated on Jan 31, 2020 05:05 PM IST
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Mumbai | BySanskrita Bharadwaj

RIP, Sadashiv Gorakshkar: India loses its museum man

The former director of Mumbai’s CSMVS has died at 86. He was a pioneer in museology and is considered one of the founding fathers of Mumbai’s heritage conservation movement.
Padmashri Gorakshkar was one of the few museum professionals in the country in the ’80s, says Sabyasachi Mukherjee, current director of Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj museum (CSMVS).
Padmashri Gorakshkar was one of the few museum professionals in the country in the ’80s, says Sabyasachi Mukherjee, current director of Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj museum (CSMVS).
Published on Jul 15, 2019 05:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMadhusree Ghosh

Mumbaiwale: Meet the rock stars

At a tiny corner of the big Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya is an exhibition millions of years in the making. What stories can stones tell us?
The team behind On The Rocks, a cool show explaining Earth’s geological makeup and major life changes in simple terms for non-academics and kids.(Rachel Lopez)
The team behind On The Rocks, a cool show explaining Earth’s geological makeup and major life changes in simple terms for non-academics and kids.(Rachel Lopez)
Updated on Apr 06, 2019 04:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRachel Lopez

Helping read ancient Indian art a tad better

Gulammohammed Sheikh’s reading of the painting ‘A ruler watching acrobats’, from the Baroda Museum, offered some clues to the access, power, position and closeness to subjects the artists would have enjoyed in pre-modern India
Gulammohammad Shiekh lectures at CSMVS on Thursday.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Gulammohammad Shiekh lectures at CSMVS on Thursday.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 02:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRachel Lopez, Mumbai

The spectacular exhibition India and the World reaches Delhi

India and the World, a mammoth, spectacular exhibition, comes to Delhi, with its fascinating stories of how we share our past with continents, countries and people in ways we cannot imagine
Harappan period humped bull with gold horns, unearthed in Bhiwani, Haryana.(Director of Archaeology and Museums, Haryana)
Harappan period humped bull with gold horns, unearthed in Bhiwani, Haryana.(Director of Archaeology and Museums, Haryana)
Updated on May 04, 2018 04:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByManik Sharma

Object lessons: Funny, quirky, clever reactions to Mumbai’s biggest exhibitions

Was the Harappan Dancing Girl actually a warrior? Why do farmers love Jitish Kallat’s art? Notes from a busy culture season.
Bilwa Kulkarni led several people through the India and the World show at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj museum and says kids had the most interesting questions. They wondered how Greek statues reached India without airplanes, and asked whether Stone Age tools were used ‘to kill people’.(Image courtesy CSMVS)
Bilwa Kulkarni led several people through the India and the World show at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj museum and says kids had the most interesting questions. They wondered how Greek statues reached India without airplanes, and asked whether Stone Age tools were used ‘to kill people’.(Image courtesy CSMVS)
Published on Mar 30, 2018 09:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByKrutika Behrawala
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