Painted Stitches, Woven Stories

MAP’s latest online exhibition presents multiple connections between cloth, its makers and keepers, motifs and materiality by taking you through artworks from the Indian subcontinent starting with the 19th century until today.

Zoya Siddiqui: A distant Place

This online exhibition brings together works by the artist Zoya Siddiqui to examine the social and physical distance between the insider and the outsider.

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!

Bhuri Bai: My Life as an Artist

An online exhibition that charts the life of the painter, muralist and illustrator, Bhuri Bai. Curated, for the first time, in collaboration with the artist, the exhibition elaborates on her experiences and travels as a contemporary artist.

Shifting Shapes, Shifting Spaces: Prabhakar Barwe

This Discover MAP pack explores the work of the prominent Indian abstract artist, Prabhakar Barwe, who is known for painting everyday objects and familiar things in unfamiliar combinations and landscapes.

Art (is) Life

MAP’s digital launch was celebrated with a week-long virtual festival that featured a number of well-known cultural figures. Journey through MAP’s Collection in the form of storytelling, performances and international museum collaborations!

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A Lifetime of Stitches

Discover centuries of tactile textiles and how every stitch, motif, layer and pattern was meant...

Reimagining Cloth in Contemporary Culture

This discussion will examine themes like togetherness in making kantha and how urban and rural...

Tech Innovations@Museums

Launching the country’s first AI powered digital persona, built as part of a collaboration between...

Miss Representation

Through the experiences of two independent women filmmakers, this talk explores multiple approaches to spotlighting...

Victoria Noorthoorn in conversation with Kamini...

The second session of MAP’s new series Director’s Cut features the Director of the Museo...


Mapping the Dots

Mapping the Dots

6 April 2021 Shonali Madapa

Bhuri Bai’s recent exhibition at MAP sheds light on her artistic journey and the transformation from a local indigenous artist...

Home, a distant place

Home, a distant place

9 March 2021 Radhika Iyengar

Zoya Siddiqui’s ongoing digital exhibition at MAP reaffirms the complexity of migration and displacement in art.

Imagining the Museum

Imagining the Museum

4 March 2021 Krittika Kumari

Launching a brand new talk series, Director's Cut, MAP brought together museum and cultural leaders from across the world to...

MAP Kids

Map kids

Face Value: Early Portraits in Indian Art

Unpack the secret codes behind early portrait making, learn about idealised portraits, royal portraits and make your own portraits!

Creatures of Culture: Animals in Art

Explore the zoological world in art, develop cool animal characters and stories, design your family emblem 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.