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

AUG 11, 2019        05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Mumbai Local with Junoon

Fact & Fancy: A Journey Within With Sukant Saran

We are delighted to invite Sukant Saran - artist of science - to Mumbai Local, to share with us his journey intertwining science and the arts. He will focus on his current 3D clay sculpture practice, sharing stories of the science that he abstracts into his art, and the art that throws a philosophical perspective on the science. He will be presenting the aesthetic beauty of science through a contemplation of the art he creates.


Performance

AUG 4 & 18, 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!


Performance

AUG 18, 2019        04:00 pm - 05:30 pm

Storytelling Performance | Discovery of India with Folktales

Back by popular demand with new stories, ‘Discovery of India with Folktales’ is an amazing storytelling performance that will transport children and adults alike through the length and breadth of India with handpicked folklore from the country.

Story-teller Ulka Mayur will present new stories in this new chapter of the session. These stories will not only unravel traditions and heritage of our motherland, but will also enrich children’s imagination.


Film

Children's Films Screening: Independence Day Special

In collaboration with Children's Film Society, India

The Museum in collaboration with CFSI is delighted to present Indian Films for children on this Independence Day. The films are educational and encourages the kids to reflect on the world around. Join us for screening of Bal Shivaji, Heda Hoda and Chota Sipahi.


Film

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

AUG 25, 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

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

AUG 11, 2019        10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Festive Fun: Make Your Own Rakhi!

In Collaboration with Ekibeki

JWith Raksha Bandhan around the corner what would be a better gift for your brother (or sister!) than a hand-made Rakhi. In collaboration with Ekibeki, join us to create DIY Rakhis and copper enamel rakhis with a Patwa Artist. Patwas are a community of jewelers and weavers who work mainly with silver and golden threads.


Learn

AUG 13 - 18, 2019

Celebrate Independence Day at the Museum!

Celebrate Independence Day at the museum with free tours, film screenings and activities.

Free Museum Tours      15th Aug

11:30 am - 12:30 pm (English)
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm (Marathi)

Patriotic Children's Film Festival

The museum in collaboration with CFSI is delighted to present Indian Films for children on this Independence Day. Join us for screening of Bal Shivaji, Heda Hoda and Chota Sipahi.

Storytelling Performance | Discovery of India with Folktales     

18th Aug
By Ulka Mayur

Join us for an amazing storytelling performance that will transport children and adults alike through the length and breadth of India with handpicked folklore from the country.

Bunting Activity

13th Aug - 18th Aug

Join us at the Museum to share what freedom means to you. Write down your messages on coloured paper and we will put it up on a bunting inside the Museum!


Learn

AUG 13, 2019        11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free Session | Ashes to Flashes

A Talk on the Evolution & History of Electricity

In collaboration with STEAM Academy

Join us for a session that will take you on a journey of electricity. From humans discovering fire by rubbing dry wood and stones to electricity being available in households at the switch of a button, we have come a long way. Burning fossil fuels, taming waterfalls and tides, splitting and fusing atoms, capturing sunlight, we march on our electric journey. Learn how electricity has evolved through the years.


Public Lecture

AUG 08, 2019        5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

TALK | WHY OLD PLACES MATTER

In collaboration with U.S. Consulate General Mumbai

By Tom Mayes

Why is it important to preserve the old places of our cities? What benefits do old places provide? Join author Tom Mayes for a talk on his recent book, 'Why Old Places Matter'. The author explores the many reasons that old places help people flourish, from memory, identity, and continuity, to economics, sustainability, and community, to the sacredness and connections to our ancestors.