MAP hosts and conducts free lectures as part of its commitment to public education in the arts. These talks are delivered by leading art historians, artists, curators, writers, performers and academics from the fields of the arts, design and literature.

Previous speakers of this series have included Malavika Sarukkai, Rahul Mehrotra and William Dalrymple.


Past Lectures


Jonathan Gil Harris

Sep 12, 2020


Alexander Gorlizki & Riyaz Uddin

Aug 22, 2020


Renuka Reddy and Peter Lee

Aug 8, 2020

Marina Abramović and Nikhil Chopra

Jul 25, 2020


Orijit Sen, Rachita Taneja and Amitabh Kumar

6pm, On Zoom
Jul 11, 2020

Sebastião Salgado and Shahidul Alam and Nathaniel Gaskell

On Zoom
Jun 27, 2020

Prashant Panjiar, Fawzan Husain and Aakar Patel

Jun 13, 2020

Nandita Das

May 30, 2020

Malavika Sarukkai

May 23, 2020

Anita Nair

May 16, 2020

Anna Fox and Karen Knorr

Cinnamon, Gangadhar Chetty Road
Feb 14, 2020

Wiliam Dalrymple

Bangalore International Centre
Feb 8, 2020

The Myth of the Photographer as Neutral Recorder & Other Stories

Bangalore International Centre
Jan 2, 2020

Pinakin Patel

Bangalore International Centre
Sep 27, 2019

Dr B. N. Goswamy

Bangalore International Centre
Jul 17, 2019

Prof. B. N. Goswamy

The Oberoi, Bangalore
Sep 22, 2018

Naman Ahuja

Bangalore International Centre, Bangalore
Apr 17, 2019

William Dalrymple

Trident, Mumbai
Feb 21, 2018


Rahul Mehrotra

Taj West End, Bangalore
Jan 9, 2018


Shashi Tharoor

The Oberoi, Bangalore
Jul 22, 2017