States  /  Published 26.03.21

Plea to give historical articles to museum

The Sikkim culture department has appealed to the people of the state to donate various items of historical importance like documents, photographs and artefacts to the Sikkim State Museum being set up...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Covid museum on Card in Calcutta

Doctors in Calcutta have decided to set up a museum to commemorate the frontline workers who died in the battle against coronavirus. They are planning t document how lives changed amid the pandemic an...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 16.12.20

Museums without borders

What are the immediate plans post-launch of MAP? Our plan now is to essentially create a roadmap to the opening of the physical space which we are planning for the latter half of 2021. We are collabo...
By Shrestha Saha in

Opinion  /  Published 25.10.20

Trapped in history

By The Editorial Board in

Entertainment  /  Published 09.09.20

Digging into vaults and archives

When was the first time you stepped into a museum and where? I grew up in Philadelphia which has a proud legacy of museums. I went to the Benjamin Franklin Museum, called the Franklin Institute, whic...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in


India  /  Published 02.08.20

Stone Age Foote

Among the many events put into the shade by the outbreak of Covid-19 in India was the inauguration of a museum in Bellary in Karnataka. Most likely the only museum in India focused on the Stone Age, t...
By Anasuya Basu in

India  /  Published 14.07.20

Museum to showcase Chilika's marine diversity

The Chilika Development Authority (CDA) has set up a museum on the bank of the Chilika Lake to showcase the marine diversity of Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon. Chief executive officer of ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 22.04.20

Open doors

Sir — One positive outcome of the worldwide lockdowns to fight the pandemic is that art has become more accessible. Museums — from the Louvre in Paris to the Guggenheim in New York — have starte...
By The Telegraph in

Travel  /  Published 18.01.19

How to spot magic in New York if you're a child

Confession: I love travelling solo or with the husband. I never miss my kids when I am travelling across the globe. Travelling and experiencing new cultures gives me a high and I hope my kids will inh...
By Smita Tripathi in

Travel  /  Published 08.02.20

Italy: a sensory overload

What comes to the mind when you first think of Italy? Food, the Amalfi coast, or Rome with all its heritage? Or, perhaps, Florence with its vast treasures of architecture? But for me and my family, it...
By Satrajit Sen in


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