Welcome to your museum

Opening in the second half of 2022, MAP’s state-of-the-art building will be situated on a landmark site at the heart of Bengaluru’s museum district and will feature a strong focus on accessibility.

A new digital museum for a new era

MAP brings to you a digital museum, offering curated experiences that can keep audiences engaged right from the comfort of their homes. Now you can explore the museum, anywhere and anytime.

Transforming India’s museum-going experience

Using the power of technology and storytelling, MAP regularly launches a range of online exhibitions, talks, workshops and resources that make art and the museum experience exciting, accessible and relevant for younger audiences.

A unique collection of more than 20,000 artworks

Comprising various genres including modern and contemporary art and sculpture, photography, living traditions, textiles, and popular culture, MAP aims to bring its collection of South Asian visual culture alive through multiple pathways.


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Introducing INTERWOVEN, Microsoft and MAP's new AI-powered platform

Developed in collaboration with Microsoft’s AI for Cultural Heritage initiative, the platform brings together collections from key institutions around the world to reveal connections between textiles and artworks from different cultures, mediums and time periods. Click here to know more about the vision that drove the creation of INTERWOVEN.

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Featuring non-stop digital art experiences, including curated online exhibitions, exciting events, and content.

The MAP Collection



Craft Matters

A workshop on the appreciation of craft traditions


MAP Kids

Map kids


Black and white images of museum buildings around the world against a black background with a topographic effect.

Museums without Borders

Linking collections globally, 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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