June 2021 at MAP

An all new episode of Director’s Cut, virtual walkthrough, and talks with leading figures – here are the upcoming events for the month. Sign up now and mark your calendars!

Shanthamani M: Past Continuous

MAP’s latest online exhibition explores the ever-changing cityscape of Bengaluru through the work of Shanthamani M in a series of photomontages.

A new digital museum for a new era

MAP’s new platform offers curated experiences in a completely new way to keep audiences engaged, right from the comfort of their homes. Now you can explore the museum, anywhere and anytime!

How the Plague Outbreak Led to a New Township in Bengaluru

Writer Basav Biradar uncovers the origin story of Fraser Town, an area that came to be as a result of the Mysore administration’s response to the devastating plague epidemic in the early 20th century.

Open Call for Artists

MAP in partnership with 1Shanthiroad Studio has launched a relief fund that seeks to support artists and their work during this difficult time. Open to all practicing artists, irrespective of their medium of practice.

Click here for application details.

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A Court of Dolls

A Court of Dolls

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A Stitch in Time

A Stitch in Time

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MAP Kids

Map kids

Painting A Red Sky: The Art of Manjit Bawa

Explore the work of a prominent Indian figurative artist in the MAP collection – Manjit Bawa, through fun activities, a DIY screen printing guide and more!

Art From the Honey Forest: Madhubani Paintings

Learn about the painting tradition, spend time colouring Madhubani paintings from the MAP collection, make your own painting and more!


Museums without Borders

Linking collections around the world, this series is a unique digital collaboration between MAP and institutions in India and across the world, with each episode juxtaposing an artwork from MAP with an object from the partner museum.


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