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.
Daring Theatre: Vastraharan and other stories
Expect an evening filled with theatre daring, anecdotes, laughter and imagination, as Prasad Kambli, theatre producer, takes us through Vastraharan, Sangeet DevBabhali and other plays.
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
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, art and academic practitioners are invited from time to time to engage in discussion on their work. The screenings are free and open to public.
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!
In collaboration with Alliance Française de Bombay
La Tour - The Cheat with the Ace of Diamonds (1635) (30”)
Rubens - The portraits of Hélène Fourment (around 1636) (30”)
Le Lorrain - Seaport at Sunset ((1639) (30”)
Join us for a special, one of a kind, workshop inspired by our ongoing exhibition, 'Connecting Threads: Textiles in Contemporary Practice'.
An interactive tour of the exhibition with a member of the Museum's curatorial team will be followed by an activity in which participants create patterns and shapes using computer codes and maths. These designs will then be fed into a digital embroidery machine and embroidered.
Join us at the Museum for a lecture + performance by Rajika Puri on the Museum's collection of miniature paintings - specifically the Ragamala and Pahadi Kangra miniatures.
Join us for our very first parent-toddler book club at Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum!
On December 9, we delve into the world of The Coral Tree, written by Mamta Pandya and illustrated by Pankaj Gorana. We take a short walk around the Museum Plaza, meet some big trees, and try to understand what trees do every day. How do they grow, who visits them through the day, and what happens when a tree turns a year older?
Parva Amcha Popat Warla!
Join us for dramatic reading of 'Parva Aamcha Popat Warla', one-act play by Dr. Chandrashekhar Phansalkar! It's a light hearted satire weaved around death of a pet bird. Atul Pethe will narrate the script.
Session will be conducted in Marathi.
By Paul Wong
In collaboration with Prameya Art Foundation
Join us for a talk by Paul Wong, an award-winning Canadian multimedia artist and curator. This talk will reflect on the his practice of delving into 'everyday life’ where he takes personal stories, intimate issues and common materials to create art works that are then presented in the public context both in traditional and non-traditional visual media and performing venues.