Once a month, the Museum invites young, talented professionals to lead intensive workshops for adult audiences. Participants benefit from their expertise, experiment with a new art form, develop new skills and leave here inspired!
Make Your Own Terrarium!
Participate in this workshop to create a terrarium that you can take back home! Terrariums are unique, mini ecosystems in glass bowls.The workshop will be conducted by a professional gardening expert Anusha Babbar.
This workshop is inspired by the work 'Terrasphere' on display at the Museum as part of an ongoing exhibition titled 'Speculations From The Field' by Rohini Devasher.
Film-Making on the Phone
Short-film and brand maker Rahul Datta of the Starving Artists Films guided the participants on different hacks and techniques for creating short films using just a smartphone.
What’s your type?
This workshop was presented as part of the outreach for the temporary exhibition ‘EYE ON POLAND: New Graphic Design from Poland’, which showcases contemporary Polish design through posters, books, vinyl and cd covers.
Inspired by this exhibition, the Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum hosted a typography workshop conducted by graphic designer and typographer Kruti Saraiya.
Drawing on the exhibition ‘Silver Magic Vintage Photographs of the Golden Age of Hindi Cinema’, participants transformed and combined pre-existing, disparate images from Hindi cinema to create a new, imaginary reality. Participants re-created popular scene stills or movie posters from their imagination!
Pottery and Clay Modelling
Abbas Galwani, potter, artist and teacher helped enthusiastic participants explore and experiment with a range of wheel and hand building techniques
Building Shadow Boxes
Filmmaker, artist and toymaker, Ruchi Bakshi showed participants the tricks to creating their own story in a shadow box
Comics and Cartoons
Abhijeet Kini, creator of the popular comics Milk and Quickies and Angry Maushi, held participants enthralled as he guided them through the process of creating their own characters, storylines and artworks!
Photo-Walk through Byculla
Travel and adventure photographer Mayank Soni led a photo-walk through the Museum’s immediate neighbourhood of Byculla. Participants explored the heritage precinct’s markets, cafes, bungalows, businesses and religious sites, and, under Mayank’s expert guidance, caught it all on camera!
3D Paper Sculpting
Artist and crafter Nibha Sikander revealed how she creates delicate 3D sculptures using only coloured paper and a very sharp cutter.