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.


MAY 07 & 21, 2017        04:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Live Music

with the Natural Streets for the Performing Arts (NSPA)

Listen to Uttarbhartiya Folk and Instrumental Music at the Museum Plaza


MAY 19, 2017     06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Movies at the Museum

Curated by Avijit Mukul Kishore and Rohan Shivkumar


Manipuri with English subtitles, 91 min, 2016
Directed by Haobam Paban Kumar

The film will be introduced and discussed by film maker Mamta Murthy.


MAY 25, 2017        06.00 pm - 07.00 pm

Painters from Antiquity

In collaboration with Alliance Française de Bombay

Euphronios – Cratère d’Héraclès et Antée / The crater of Héraclès and Antée (510 BC) by Alain Jaubert & Pascal Vimenet (30′)

Fayoum – Le dernier regard /The last look (117-138 BC) by Alain Jaubert (30′)

Pompéi – Cérémonies secrètes / Secret ceremonies (70 BC)strong> by Alain Jaubert (30′)


MAY 7, 2017     10:30 am - 01:30 pm

Workshop: Japanese Tie and Dye (Shibori) with Iteeha

This summer learn the art of Japanese tie and dye and create your own unique designs and style! Shibori is the Japanese term for tie-dye techniques that are a part of the various resist-dyeing techniques found in different forms across many cultures.


MAY 14, 2017     11:00 am - 01:00 pm

Workshop: Pottery Making and Painting

Explore the Museum's collection of different kinds of pottery and ceramic ware from the Sir J.J. School of Art and get inspired to create or paint your own pottery using the pinch-and-coil technique or a potter's wheel!


MAY 28, 2017     11:00 am - 01:00 pm

Workshop: Cyanotype Photo Printing

Cyanotype is a historical photography printing process which was invented around 1800. The cyanotype was one of the earliest photographic processes which produce permanent images in an elegant assortment of blue values. Briefly, it’s a simple process where one can print their own photographs on a sheet of paper.

Public Lecture

MAY 05, 2017        06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Concerning a ‘Radical’ Subject Position in Contemporary Indian Art: The Problematic of Exhibiting ‘Deviancy’ in Art

By Shivaji Panikkar

The brief opening argument will be that the development of modern art in India had been largely a result of institutionalized, art school education; developed as part of protective, civilizational discourses. From an engagement with the skill-based, formalistic art school pedagogy, the presentation will attempt to critically but schematically read figuration from the premise of the radical subject formations from the early/mid 1980s though the present times.