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.

Film Programmes

The Museum has an active film programme which includes regular public screenings of art videos, documentaries, art house movies and much more. Films are screened at the state-of-the-art Education Centre.

What’s On


Children's Films Screening: Independence Day Special

In collaboration with Children's Film Society, India

Thursday, 15 August 2019

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.

Bal Shivaji (The Young Shivaji)

Time: 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Directed by Prabhakar Pendharkar | Marathi/ 1982/ Colour / 126 Minutes
The legendary Maratha king Chatrapati Shivaji, famous for his valour and brave exploits, had become a great leader when he was still in his teens. This biographical film depicts how he commanded his own army by the age of 16 and outwitted and defeated veteran warriors.

Heda Hoda (The Blind Camel)

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Director: Vinod Ganatra | Hindi/ 2003/ Colour/ 84 mins
Sonu lives with his parents in Kutch, Gujarat bordering Pakistan. One day, when Sonu is grazing his camels, the camels drift away. Sonu goes in search only to find himself lost and unknowingly crosses the border. Will he ab able to find his camels and return? The film comments on the concept of borders that adults build and how no borders can be built upon the innocence of a child.

Chota Sipahi (The Little Soldier)

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Directed by Jayshree Kanal & A S Kanal | Hindi/ 2004/ Colour/ 83 mins
Joze is a young Goan boy growing up during the freedom movement of the state in the 60s. Though young, he becomes acutely aware of the grave injustice everywhere and the sacrifice made by those around him. This instills in him a sense of responsibility that becomes instrumental in saving many lives during a crucial military operation.

Language: Marathi, Hindi
Recommended age group: 5 years & above
Free and open to all with Museum entry ticket.

About CFSI:

Children’s Film Society India (CFSI), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India was established in 1955 to create and nurture a dynamic children’s film culture in the country. CFSI is committed to strengthening the children's film movement within India and promoting Indian produced children's films across the globe.


Movies at the Museum

Curated by Avijit Mukul Kishore and Rohan Shivkumar

About Movies at the Museum

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.


Children’s Film Festival

Presented in collaboration with the Canada in India (High Commission of Canada)

Sunday, Aug 25, 2019    4:00 pm

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!

Recommended age group: 5 years & above
Museum Entry fee applicable. Limited seating on first come, first serve basis.


From the Palettes collection by Alain Jaubert

In collaboration with Alliance Française de Bombay

About Palettes Series by Alain Jaubert:
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.