“In such a scenario, it is perhaps right that private museums show the way and they are indeed doing so. One such institution is the Museum of Art & Photography (MAP) in Bengaluru, touted to be south India’s first major private art museum. The physical space on Kasturba Road, which is still under construction, is all set to include art galleries, a research and education centre, library and auditoriums, but MAP has, like many museums abroad, already taken the experience online. The digital museum launch festival, ‘Art (is) Life’, premiered yesterday and will go on till 11 December, with each day showcasing a set of curated programmes that focus on one department of the museum’s collection.”
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