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


Abhi Kal Hi Ki Baat Hai

A film on Mahatma Gandhi for children

In collaboration with Children’s Film Society India

Wednesday, Oct 02, 2019

Directed by Clement Baptista
Hindi / 1970 / B&W / 42 Minutes

The museum in collaboration with CFSI is delighted to present screening of the film, Abhi Kal Hi Ki Baat Hai, for children on this Gandhi Jayanti. Mahatma Gandhi is considered the father of the nation. His principles of justice, truth and non-violence left a lasting impression on the world. This film aims to inspire kids to these principles by depicting the life of Gandhi through photographs and exquisite dolls.

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.

Age Group: 5 years and above
Charges: Museum entry ticket applicable.
Venue: Education Centre, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum


Movies at the Museum

Curated by Avijit Mukul Kishore and Rohan Shivkumar

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019  6:00 pm

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, Oct 20, 2019    4:00 pm - 5:00 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

Oct 31, 2019    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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.