Calendar

Free Public Tours

Explore the Museum with the
curatorial team every weekend.

Time: Saturday and Sunday
11:30 am English Tour
12:30 pm Hindi/Marathi Tour
Open to all.
Museum ticket applicable.
Closed on Wednesdays.

Performance

SEPT 15, 2019        05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Mumbai Local with Junoon

A Filmi Friendship: Abrar Alvi and Guru Dutt With Sathya Saran

We are delighted to invite Sathya Saran - compulsive writer, secret singer, indefatigable traveller - to Mumbai Local, to share her book - ‘Ten Years with Guru Dutt: Abrar Alvi's Journey’. Sathya Saran’s book stands out as an invaluable contribution in this context, giving us insight into creative genius, long-term collaborations, and the inner workings of the industry itself. Film clips, readings from the book, and delightful conversation with Sathya will take us on a fascinating journey into a world of creativity and collaboration marking some of the most magical endeavours of the Bombay film industry.


Performance

SEPT 1 & 15, 2019        04:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Live Music

with the Natural Streets for the Performing Arts (NSPA)
Listen to Covers of International Music, Percussion Music, Instrumental Violin and Indie Music at the Museum Plaza!


Film

SEPT 13, 2019        06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Movies at the Museum

Curated by Avijit Mukul Kishore and Rohan Shivkumar

Launched on April 3rd 2015, 'Movies at the Museum' is a monthly screening programme, curated by filmmaker and cinematographer, Avijit Mukul Kishore, and architect and urban designer, Rohan Shivkumar. The programme includes films and videos made in different genres – documentary, fiction, animation and visual art.


Film

SEPT 29, 2019        04:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Children’s Film Festival

In collaboration with Canada

The Museum is delighted to present 'Children’s Film Festival' featuring exciting Canadian animated stories about children and their freedom, rights and values. Join us for these fun and educational monthly film screenings!


Film

SEPT 26, 2019        6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Film Screening | From the Palettes collection by Alain Jaubert

In collaboration with Alliance Française de Bombay

The Palettes series of documentaries explores great paintings throughout the history of art. From the canvas to the type of brush used by the artist, from the historical or individual context of the painting to the characters displayed in its features, each episode uses the finest technology to uncover the endless secrets a work can hide.


Learn

SEPT 01, 2019        11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Festive Fun | Go on a Ganapati Trail!

Join us for a fun, interactive session to discover the stories and legends associated with Ganpati and spot all the Ganpatis in the Museum! The tour will be followed by a workshop to create your own clay Ganesh.


Learn

SEPT 08, 2019        3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Free Workshop | Experimental Typography

Inspired by the exhibition 'The Spirit of Ink'
In collaboration with Kruti Saraiya

Join us for a workshop on experimental typography and explore vernacular scripts as a powerful tool for expression.

The workshop is inspired by the on-going exhibition ‘The Spirit of Ink’ that displays works by Singaporean artist Lim Tze Peng. Lim revolutionised Chinese calligraphy with his invention of "hu tu zi" which is marked by a confluence of art calligraphy and abstraction.


Learn

SEPT 14, 2019        3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Performance | Art of Calligraphy

Inspired by the exhibition 'The Spirit of Ink'
In collaboration with Achyut Palav School of Calligraphy

Join us for a performance exploring calligraphy as an art form through a fusion of English and Devanagari script.

The session is inspired by the on-going exhibition ‘The Spirit of Ink’ that displays works by Singaporean artist Lim Tze Peng. Lim revolutionised Chinese calligraphy with his invention of "hu tu zi" which is marked by a confluence of art calligraphy and abstraction. The Spirit of Ink' is in collaboration with IDF Singapore, Ode To Art, the Consulate General of Singapore, supported by the DBS Bank and PSA International.

The session will be conducted by Achyut Palav and Akshaya Thombre.


Learn

SEPT 20, 2019        11.00 AM - 1.00 PM

Free Session | Physics of Sound

In collaboration with STEAM Academy (Science, Technology, Electronics, Art and Math)

Have you ever wondered how sounds are produced? Join us for an exciting journey to the waveland of sound and understand how waves travel through matter to make sound, noise and music. Learn about sound propagation, energy transformation and how to measure sound and silence through live experiments.

The session will be conducted by scientist Vinod Kumar Sonawane and curated by Dr. A.P. Jayaraman, founder of the STEAM Academy (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics).


Public Lecture

AUG 08, 2019        5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Public Lecture by Dr. Annapurna Garimella

Wabi-Sabi and Swadeshi: Gurcharan Singh's Delhi Blue Pottery in Post-Independence Delhi

Gurcharan Singh (1896-1995) is one of the founders of Indian studio pottery, one of the many craft forms that developed in modern India. The talk will reference Singh's kamandalu coffee set and his Delhi blue tea set to understand how he took the global aesthetic discourse on craft, folk art and the local to create Indian studio ceramics for design-conscious consumers in post-Independence New Delhi.

Dr. Annapurna Garimella is a Delhi-based designer and an art historian. Her research focuses on late medieval Indic architecture and the history and practices of vernacular art forms in India after Independence.