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

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

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

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

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

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

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

This home stood witness to the hands that built Bombay

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

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

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

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

New Twist to Old Story

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

New Twist to Old Story

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

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