Hindustan Times

A museum that points in a new direction

“The much-anticipated Museum of Art & Photography (MAP), which was expected to open on December 5, in a five-storey building located in the heart of Bengaluru, was launched digitally on Saturday after months of hectic remote working amid the pandemic. The result is a week-long series of free events being held each evening until December 11, that will include performances, conversations between curators from museums around the world and MAP, and introductory talks by the likes of writer William Dalrymple, artist Rekha Rodwittiya, fashion designer Ritu Kumar and photographer Raghu Rai.

At a time when the pandemic has forced galleries and museums around the world to close, Abhishek Poddar, founder and trustee of MAP, says the museum doubled its workforce to get the digital museum ready.”

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