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MUSEUM NEWS

Rodin Museum sculpture garden reopens to public

January 18, 2021 10:35 am

"Coming back to culture is extremely important, even if I'm not exactly a Rodin fan," visitor Philippe Boirel said Sunday

World's largest chocolate museum opens in Switzerland

September 14, 2020 4:10 pm

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British Museum undergoes cleaning to remove lockdown dust

August 19, 2020 5:37 pm

Situated in London, UK, the museum was closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year. But, it is set to open its doors to visitors once again, beginning August 27.

Museum to remove Roosevelt statue decried as white supremacy

June 22, 2020 11:38 am

In 2017, protesters splashed red liquid on the statue's base to represent blood and published a statement calling for its removal as an emblem of patriarchy, white supremacy and settler-colonialism.

COVID-19 crisis : Nearly 13 per cent museums around the world may never reopen

May 19, 2020 1:40 pm

Professions related to museums, their operations and their outreach could also be seriously affected.

This International Museum Day, meet up at these virtual museums

May 18, 2020 4:39 pm

Much like the role of a library, a museum’s responsibility is to make heritage a part of our lives. And to that end the development of digital curation for cultural pursuits cannot be ignored anymore. Here’s Sahapedia’s pick of lesser-known museums that have a virtual presence, enabling us to enrich our lives from the comfort of our homes.

Take a tour of museums in Europe from the comfort of your home

April 29, 2020 7:46 pm

From British Museum to Van Gogh Museum, we take you through some of the most extraordinary exhibits.

World Wildlife Day: Five museums for the young wildlife enthusiast

March 03, 2020 8:45 am

World Wildlife Day 2020: Natural history collections, housed in museums dotted across India are like mines of data. On World Wildlife Day, Sahapedia looks at five natural history museums that aim to educate mother earth’s future caretakers.

At Delhi's Supreme Court Museum, relive the subcontinent's legal history

February 07, 2020 3:54 pm

The museum has a display of over 1,500 items, incorporating case files and documents of the Indira Gandhi assassination documents, Mahatma Gandhi assassination case, and the Shah Bano case, to name a few. Add to these, accessories like wigs and gowns of judges, court furniture, mementoes, and paintings.

Meet the mini cultural ambassadors at Shankar's International Dolls Museum

February 07, 2020 3:56 pm

“When dignitaries from different countries visited our museum, they wanted their culture and dolls represented and, therefore, most dolls are gifts by former first ladies, ambassadors and queens,” an official at the Delhi's Doll Museum said.

MUSEUM PHOTOS

The house in Kolkata that hosted Gandhi is now a museum; see pics

October 03, 2019 7:11 am

In 1947, just as India was becoming independent, Mahatma Gandhi was quietly protesting the sectarian violence that had engulfed the nation. He had moved to Kolkata's Hyderi Manzil along with some of his followers. On his 150th birthday, the house has become a full-fledged museum.

MUSEUM VIDEOS

Police Commemoration Day: PM Modi inaugurates a museum, a sculpture and a wall of valour

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated and dedicated to the nation a refurbished national police memorial in New Delhi and a newly-built museum for the khaki-donning forces.