Learning at the Museum

The Museum offers a rich selection of learning and outreach programmes focused on providing stimulating, participatory experiences that respond to different age, interest and language groups, and recognize a diversity of backgrounds. These experiences are aimed at encouraging critical engagement with Mumbai’s history, and artistic and cultural developments.


What’s On

Festive Fun | Go on a Ganapati Trail!

Sunday, September 01, 2019       11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join us for a fun, interactive session to discover the stories and legends associated with Ganpati and spot all the Ganpatis in the Museum! The tour will be followed by a workshop to create your own clay Ganesh.

Free and open to all.
Charges: Only Museum entry ticket applicable. All materials provided.
Register HERE


Free Workshop | Experimental Typography

Sunday, Sept 08, 2019       3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Inspired by the exhibition 'The Spirit of Ink'

In collaboration with Kruti Saraiya

Join us for a workshop on experimental typography and explore vernacular scripts as a powerful tool for expression.

The workshop is inspired by the on-going exhibition ‘The Spirit of Ink’ that displays works by Singaporean artist Lim Tze Peng. Lim revolutionised Chinese calligraphy with his invention of "hu tu zi" which is marked by a confluence of art calligraphy and abstraction.

Kruti Saraiya is a graphic designer/ typographer based in Mumbai. As a typographer, she sees her role in infusing context into letters and bringing the written word alive. Her strengths lie in working with scripts of Indian languages to create an equal space for them alongside English in urban India.

Age Group: 16 years and above
Charges: Free | Museum entry ticket applicable.
All materials provided

Register: Register Here


Performance | Art of Calligraphy

Saturday, Sept 14, 2019       3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Inspired by the exhibition 'The Spirit of Ink'

In collaboration with Achyut Palav School of Calligraphy

Join us for a performance exploring calligraphy as an art form through a fusion of English and Devanagari script.

The session is inspired by the on-going exhibition ‘The Spirit of Ink’ that displays works by Singaporean artist Lim Tze Peng. Lim revolutionised Chinese calligraphy with his invention of "hu tu zi" which is marked by a confluence of art calligraphy and abstraction. The Spirit of Ink' is in collaboration with IDF Singapore, Ode To Art, the Consulate General of Singapore, supported by the DBS Bank and PSA International.

The session will be conducted by Achyut Palav and Akshaya Thombre.

About Achyut Palav School of Calligraphy
Achyut Palav School of Calligraphy, Navi Mumbai founded by Achyut Palav propagates the art of calligraphy. The school is built on the foundation of India’s rich culture & vast heritage of scripts, and he is determined to keep the more than 5-century-old legacy alive through basic courses and workshops in calligraphy.


Free Session | Physics of Sound

Friday, Sept 20, 2019       11:00 am - 1:00 pm

In collaboration with STEAM Academy (Science, Technology, Electronics, Art and Math)

Have you ever wondered how sounds are produced? Join us for an exciting journey to the waveland of sound and understand how waves travel through matter to make sound, noise and music. Learn about sound propagation, energy transformation and how to measure sound and silence through live experiments.

The session will be conducted by scientist Vinod Kumar Sonawane.

About STEAM Academy:
This programme is curated by Dr. A.P. Jayaraman, founder of the Academy for the Advancement of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) stories in 2018, which focuses on creating awareness of the concept of using stories to communicate scientific concepts.

Language: English
Museum ticket applicable. Free for municipal schools and NGOs.

Register: Register Here