Stories on a Banana Leaf

MAP’s latest online exhibition brings together artworks from the collection as an inspiration for our team to interpret ingredients that bring them comfort. It looks at food as a marker of identity but also as the social glue of a community.

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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!

A Kaleidoscope of Dreams: Santiniketan

A tribute to those from whom we learn about the journey of life, as we navigate our way through the pathways of Santiniketan.

Sounds of the City

Inviting musicians, composers and sound designers from four metros in the country – Bengaluru, Mumbai, Kolkata and Delhi – to ‘capture’ the sounds that best define their city and create music with it.

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The Kitchen Studio

An intensive workshop that looks at the kitchen beyond its textbook definition of a room...

The Alchemist—Children’s Workshop

An interactive workshop on Jamini Roy’s art and the many influences that shaped it.

The Provocateurs

Two people, one artist: Shilpa Vijayakrishnan talks with the eccentric artist duo, Gilbert and George.


Why I Love Art: How Raghu Rai’s Photograph Changed My Approach to Photography

Why I Love Art: How Raghu...

28 August 2021 Priyanka Sacheti

"It stayed there for months, reminding me both of that memorable Delhi sojourn and the incredible storytelling power of photography....

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!


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

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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