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Victoria Memorial


How can museums stay relevant? Museum man Vinod Daniel has answers

December 22, 2019 8:03 am

Daniel, chairman of the board for AusHeritage, has worked closely on museum projects pan-India, including the Madras Museum, the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata, and the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum in Delhi.

Kolkata: In June 2019, a ‘revamped, disabled-friendly’ Victoria Memorial to greet visitors

December 05, 2018 1:22 am

The Ministry of Culture has given the Memorial’s trust Rs 60 crore for the project, which is being carried out by the NBCC — responsible for renovation and conservation projects such as Lal Qila in New Delhi.

Trans-country museum show begins today in Mumbai

November 11, 2017 3:51 am

Event a collaboration between CSMVS, National Museum and British Museum.

Victoria Memorial to unlock historical paintings, artefacts

February 17, 2015 11:24 am

Thousands of vintage paintings and rare artefacts will soon be taken put of Victoria Memorial Hall storerooms and put on display.

HC to state: shift bus terminus from Shahid Minar

September 14, 2013 4:00 am

The Calcutta High Court Friday directed the state government to set up a high-level committee to look into the Victoria Memorial situation.

For Rs 100-cr,a swanky look,facelift for Writers'

August 09, 2013 3:36 am

After Shahid Minar,Victoria Memorial,Kalighat temple and the Parsnath temple,soon the Writers’ Buildings too will be a major tourist attraction in Kolkata with the government planning to open a museum in one part of the heritage building.

Chinese minister limits his Kolkata visit to cultural events

August 27, 2012 3:37 am

The one-day visit of Chinese Minister for Commerce Chen Dening to Kolkata on Sunday left both political and administrative circles in the state intrigued.

Queen Victoria’s piano back on display after 20 years

June 22, 2012 4:46 am

A grand piano belonging to Queen Victoria made its comeback at an exhibit after 20 years at Victoria Memorial on the occasion of World Music Day today.

Phuchkas with a twist

March 06, 2011 1:39 am

Like Kalighat temple,Victoria Memorial,the Hooghly Bridge and roshogolla,phuchka is an integral part of the spirit of Kolkata.