MAP believes in making its collections widely available. Its active loans programme enables the objects in its collection to reach larger audiences and helps MAP build stronger networks within a global art community.

MAP supports an active programme of loans to both regional and international institutions – making the works of art in its collection accessible to the widest possible public, raising the profile of Indian art globally and building and strengthening relationships with other cultural institutions across the globe.

The museum welcomes requests to loan objects from its collection as a way of contributing to greater awareness and knowledge of Indian visual art. If you would like to borrow an artwork from the MAP collection, we suggest first looking at our online database as a useful resource in preliminary research.

MAP also recommends informal, early contact to discuss object selection and the practicalities of borrowing. In order to submit a loan request, please write to us at


Past Loans


Phenomenal Nature

The Met Breuer, New York
Jun 4, 2019

Inside the Empty Box

National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
Feb 8, 2019

SUBMERGENCE/in the midst of here and there

Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi
Jan 29, 2019



Het Noordbrabants Museum, ‘s-Hertogenbosch
Nov 29, 2018

A Conjuror’s Archive

Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi
Dec 3, 2018


New Traditions

Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur
Jun 22, 2018

Symbols & Scripts

Indian Heritage Centre, Singapore
Dec 7, 2017

Hangar for the Passerby

Kiran Nadar Museum of Art,
Apr 19, 2017

Likeness Without Reference

Piramal Museum of Art, Mumbai
Jan 7, 2017

Bhupen Khakhar: You Can’t Please All

Tate Modern, London
Jun 1, 2016

Dislocation | Negotiating Identity

Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, USA
Feb 12, 2016


Pages of a Mind: Raja Ravi Varma

Piramal Museum of Art, Mumbai
Feb 22, 2016


Jamini Roy

NGMA, Bangalore
Mar 20, 2015


Mrinalini Mukherjee

NGMA, New Delhi
Jan 27, 2015

Bourne & Shepherd

Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai
Aug 20, 2015