Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya


CSMVS's restoration project: Refurbished building set to be unveiled next month

December 24, 2021 12:10 pm

The museum's most extensive restoration is to highlight its architect George Wittet's plans

Witness these beautiful museum collections from the comfort of your couch

March 31, 2020 8:59 am

As art goes virtual, we present a series on some of the most prestigious museum collections online, beginning with India.

Mumbai's first children's museum opens to public at Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

April 16, 2019 8:49 am

The museum displays a wide range of art, from ancient sculptures to contemporary paintings, depicting India’s rich culture and heritage, re-interpreted through a child’s imagination. The 50 artefacts include a sculpture of freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Mahatma Gandhi’s Charkha.

‘Museums are not merely storehouses of cultural relics,' says Sabyasachi Mukherjee

January 11, 2019 12:31 am

As it turns 97, Sabyasachi Mukherjee of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, talks about how Mumbai’s largest museum has stayed relevant

A History of its Own: Mumbai’s CSMVS has started the process of building its institutional archive

June 19, 2017 10:12 am

The process of finding, preserving and archiving the materials unearthed a number of interesting insights not just into the history of the building itself, but also revealed a lot about how it functioned and how exhibitions were organised.

A Trip to the Mountains

May 23, 2016 12:00 am

The exhibits at the newly-restored Himalayan Art Gallery of the CSMVS showcase the different influences that shaped art and culture in the region.

Worth a Shot

February 16, 2014 12:45 am

A look at history and priceless memories through old and restored family photographs.

This home stood witness to the hands that built Bombay

February 06, 2014 2:40 pm

Now part of Regina Pacis Convent in Byculla, the orphanage was once owned by controversial stockbroker Premchand Roychand

‘Technological immediacy threatens our tolerance for the intuitive time it takes to make sense of arts’

January 17, 2014 1:31 am

Homi K Bhabha connected ideas of fear, exclusion and death as being widely symbolised and portrayed in literary and visual arts.

New Twist to Old Story

December 09, 2013 4:43 am

Mumbai museum restores Anvar-i Suhayli,an illustrated book commissioned by Emperor Akbar.