COVID-19: Health & Safety Updates
Pictured above: Detail from educational chart ‘Prevention of Diseases’, published by Malhotra Bookend Stationary Stores, Delhi, early to mid 20th century, offset print on fabric support
Mindful of the concerns surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID–19), the possible risks associated with large gatherings, as well as public health officials’ recommendations on social distancing, MAP has decided to cancel or postpone its public educational programmes through 31 March 2020. We take this step proactively, in order to safeguard the well-being of our audiences, our collaborators and staff .
In addition to any school-group workshops, the following events are postponed or cancelled:
> March 13th & 14th – Into the Wild: Exploring Nature in Art, tactile art experience for audiences with visual disabilities at the MAP Education Centre
> March 14th – Behind the Camera: On Being a Woman Director, talk by Nandita Das at the Bangalore International Centre
> March 15th & 16th – Preventive Conservation for Museum Collections, organised in partnership with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA (The Met), the Stichting Restauratie Atelier Limburg Netherlands (SRAL), and the The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation at the MAP Education Centre
> March 17th to 27th – Conservation of Photographs, organised as part of the MAP-Tata Trusts Art Conservation Initiative at the MAP Conservation Centre
> March 26th – Tradition & Change, talk by Malavika Sarukkai at the Bangalore International Centre
> March 28th – Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, organised in collaboration with Co Media Lab at the MAP Education Centre
> March 30th – Storytelling Women, talk by Anita Nair at the Bangalore International Centre
> March 31st – Imaging Identities, corporate workshop at the MAP Education Centre
We’re reviewing our plans and processes as the situation evolves, and will announce any further programme changes through our regular channels, including our website and social media. We regret any inconvenience caused, and look forward to your renewed participation and engagement, once the situation has stabilised.
Thank you for your understanding and support as we work together to help our community stay safe and healthy.