Curated by Tasneem Zakaria Mehta and Puja Vaish
The exhibition attempts to trace textile practices, traditions and histories in Contemporary Indian Art. As a medium textile, has an intrinsic meaning and context. The material’s history, its modes of production and its function as a cultural object inform its use in contemporary art practice.
Connecting Threads: Textiles in Contemporary Practice
A unique opportunity to hear the curators and participating artists speak about their work as well as hear expert theorists on contemporary practices and concepts and the historic contexts associated with textile in contemporary art.
A Special Walk-through of ‘Connecting Threads’
Join us at the Museum for a walk through which will be conducted by the exhibition curators and artists. Some of the outstation artists will also be especially coming to Mumbai for this walk through.
Quality Math & Science Education for All
Expect an evening filled with mathematical delight, where we will be taken through the simple, practical, brilliant ways in which Vivek Monteiro is bent on bringing maths and science to everyone.
with the Natural Streets for the Performing Arts (NSPA)
Listen to Folk Fusion, Uttarbhartiya and Uttarakhandi Folk at the Museum Plaza!
Curated by Avijit Mukul Kishore and Rohan Shivkumar
ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS
By Douglas Sirk
English, Colour, 89 minutes, 1955
We start 2019 at 'Movies at the Museum' with Douglas Sirk's 'All That Heaven Allows'. The film is a melodrama classic filmed in Technicolor, a cinematographic process of the 1940s and 50s. Like much of Sirk's oeuvre, the film looks at relationships and situations that challenge social mores in mid-20th century suburban America.
In collaboration with Alliance Française de Bombay
Poussin - The Four Seasons (1660-1664) (30”)
Shitao - Mount Jingting in Autumn (1671) (30”)
Vermeer - The Astronomer (1668) (30”)
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!
The annual Handmade Collective in collaboration with A Hundred Hands is back at the Museum for a third consecutive year!
A Hundred Hands' initiative, The Annual Handmade Collective, a showcase and sale of handmade arts and crafts from across India. The sale and exhibition of Indian handicrafts will be held from 10th to 14th January 2019 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Museum entry ticket applicable.
As part of the Handmade Collective, Coffee Mornings, demonstrations by award winning artists have been planned from 10th to 14th January, 2019. During these sessions, the audience will get to interact with the artists to know more about their arts. Workshop sessions will also be planned for family groups.
Join us for a free interpretive tour of the Museum's current special exhibition, 'Connecting Threads: Textiles in Contemporary Practice', followed by a hands-on craft activity in response to the works in the exhibition!
The Museum is delighted to invite schools and NGOs to a day of workshops using storytelling, an age old and powerful means of communication, as an effective teaching strategy in the science classroom!
In collaboration with Ekibeki Foundation
The workshop will begin with a brief introduction to pottery, its history and present forms. This session will also focus on the materials being used and their significance.
In collaboration with Akshara Foundation
The Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum and Akshara Foundation invite NGOs to a unique experience of storytelling for children, conducted by storytellers and authors.