Past Exhibitions

Alice from Switzerland: A Visionary Artist and Scholar across Two Continents.

2 Sep to 30 Oct 2016

Special Exhibition Hall, First Floor, National Museum In collaboration with Rietberg Museum, Zurich and Alice Boner Institute, Varanasi

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Yoga Day Celebrations- National Museum, New Delhi

on 21st June to 31st July, 2016.

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The Everlasting Flame : Zoroastrianism in History and Imagination.

on 20th March to 29th May, 2016.

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Unbroken Thread : Banarsi Brocade Saris at at home and in the world.

on 25th February, 2016 at 5:30 pm at National Museum, New Delhi India, Foundation fot the Arts

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Seon/Zen Buddhism and Acharya Bodhidharma.

On 20th November, 2015 at 11:00 am.

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Buddhist Art of India

In collaboration with Indian Museum, Kolkata

30th October, 2015 till 10th December, 2015

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The Story of Rama: Indian Miniatures from the National Museum, New Delhi

5 September, 2015 to 17 January 2016
Auckland Art Gallery, Toiotamaki, Auckland, New Zealand

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Imaging the Isle Across: Vintage Photography from Ceylon

A collaborative exhibition between ASI, National Museum and Alkazi Foundation for the Arts on the occasion of Delhi Photo Festival 2015.

26 September to 10 November 2015.

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Cosmology to Cartography - A Cultural Journey of Indian Maps.
Jointly organised with Kalakriti Archives, Hyderabad.

11th August - 11th October, 2015

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POUBI LAI - The Story of a Giant Python.
Jointly organised with IGRMS, Bhopal.

21st July - 31st August, 2015.

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The story of Rama : Indian miniatures from the National Museum, New Delhi

Date and Venue : 22 May – 23 August 2015

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

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Art of Calligraphy and Beyond: Arabic - Persian Inscriptions on Decorative Arts objects

National Museum, New Delhi

from 15 May till 12 July 2015.

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Cadence and Counterpoint: Documenting Santal Musical Traditions

National Museum, New Delhi

from 15 April till 17 May 2015.

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The Peranakan World: Cross Cultural Art of Singapore and the Straits of Malacca

National Museum, New Delhi

10 February 2015 to 25 March 2015

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Nauras: The Many Arts of the Deccan

National Museum, New Delhi

27th January to 20th March 2015

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Unearthing Pattanam – Histories, Cultures, Crossings. Union Culture Minister Dr. Mahesh Sharma to Open Exhibition; Trench Replica, Select Excavation Findings to be on Display

On 28 November 2014 at National Museum, New Delhi

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A Passionate Eye Textiles, Paintings ans sculptures from the Bharany Donation

From 12th July - 14 August 2014 at National Museum, New Delhi

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The Body in Indian Art Curated by Naman P Ahuja

From March 12 - June 7, 2014 at National Museum, New Delhi

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Opening of the gallery 'Tradition Art and Continuity'

by Smt. Chandresh Kumari Katoch Hon'ble Union Minister of Culture, Govt of India at National Museum Janpath, New Delhi on 6th Feb 2014 (Thursday), 5:00 pm.
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Musical Landscapes & The Goddesses of Music Recent Advances in Interactive Art

Ranjit Makkuni & Sacred World Research Laboratory  www.sacredworld.info
The exhibition opens on November 28, and will run till 15th January 2014
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Anywhere out of the world - An intervention by Pascal Monteil

on 26th September, to 11th Oct, 2013 at National Museum, Janpath, New Delhi.
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Return of the Yogini

from 19 September to 6 October, Ajanta Hall
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Rama - Katha

(The Story of Rama through Indian Miniature)
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Safarnama: Journeys through a Kalamkari Hanging" A Photographic Exhibition

8th to 21st April 2013  |   From 10.00 am to 5 pm at the Ajanta Hall 1st floor

'Safar-Nama: Journeys Through A Kalamkari Hanging" exhibition explores a unique textile that represents the formation of European taste in relation to demand for Indian textiles. This early 17th century piece is painted in the kalamkari tradition where kalam (pen made of bamboo) is used for painting the fabric.

This hanging is full of flora and fauna which reveal layers of memory associated with the symbolism and cultural ethos of different geographical areas. The hanging is a masterpiece-a virtual template, drawing on the diverse elements which had contributed to the making of the mature chintz design. It is also a pointer to further enrichment deriving inspiration from artistic features of Persian, Thai, Chinese, Japanese and Malay manifestations while there is affinity with paintings of the Tilism category found in the Mughal, Persian and Deccani schools.

This piece is housed in the French city of Mulhouse at the Musée de l'impression sur étoffes de Mulhouse, (the Museum of Printed Textiles, Mulhouse, France). Considering the delicate nature of the artefact this exhibition is based not on the fabric, but on high resolution digital prints. These detailed images show the cultural and artistic complexity that makes this hanging an extremely unique and valuable artefact.

The World of Khusrau

2013

In collaboration with Aga Khan Trust for Culture, New Delhi

22 February 2013 - 24 March 2013

Rediscovering India 1961-2011

2013

Exhibition from Archaeological Survey of India, Ministry of Culture, Government of India

26 December 2012 - 31 January 2013. Extended upto 15th February 2013

"1100-1900: The 40 Greatest Master of Indian Painting" at Zurich and "Wonders of Age: Master Painters of India 1100 to 1900" at M.M.T., New York

2011-12

Zurich and New York

29th April 2011 - 14th January 2012

Anugunj on Adivasi Myth

2011

National Museum, New Delhi

September 15, 2011 - October 29, 2011

Croatian Monuments: A Photographic exhibition on Croatian monuments in UNESCO's list' exhibition in India

2011

National Museum, New Delhi

August 19, 2011 - September 04, 2011

Soul Survivors - Portraits of Tribals from the Apatani Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh the Knoyaka tribe of Nagaland and momads from South-West Tibet

2011

National Museum, New Delhi

May 04, 2011 - May 31, 2011

Paintings Past & Present

2011
By: In house

National Museum, New Delhi

April 09, 2011 - April 30, 2011

Treasures of Ancient  China

2011
By: ASI

National Museum

February 19, 2011 - March 20, 2011

Sanaugavut Inuit Art

2010-11
By: the Canadian Arctic

National Museum, New Delhi

September 27, 2010 to January 2, 2011

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Gandhara Art in Greece

2010

Greece

March - April 2010

A photographic exhibition on Sir Aurel Stein from Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

2010

National Museum, New Delhi

Proposed but not held

Ethnic Art of India

2010

National Museum, New Delhi

An Arctic Art: Inuit Art

2010

National Museum, New Delhi

Passage of Asia.25 Centuries of Exchanges Between Asia and Europe

2010

Bozar, Belgium

June 25, 2010 - October 2010

Gandhara Art in Greece

2010

Greece

Ancient Art of India

2009-10

Mexico

Divine & Mortals

2009-10

Russia

Maharaja: The Splendour of India's Royal Courts

2009-10

Victoria and Albert Museum, London  |  October 10, 2009 - January 17, 2010

Kenthestall de Hypo Kulthstifing, Munich, Germany  |  February 12, 2010 - May 25, 2010

Alchi the living Heritage of Ladakh

2009

National Museum, New Delhi

January 5th, 2009 to January 22nd, 2009

Shiva Natraj: The Cosmic Dancer

2008-09

Museum Rietberg, Zurich

November 11, 2008 - March 01, 2009

Alchi: The Living Heritage

2009

National Museum, New Delhi

January 05, 2009 - February 23, 2009

Reflections on Indian Consciousness

2008-09

National Museum, New Delhi

December 08, 2008 - February 28, 2009

Faberge: The Precious Jewellery of Russian Empire

2008-09

National Museum, New Delhi

December 05, 2008 - January 18, 2009

Reflections of indian Consciousness

2008

National Museum, New Delhi

December, 2008

Zenkoji Shorin

2008

National Museum

November 11, 2008 - November 30, 2008

Nizams Jewellery

2007

National Museum, New Delhi

September 26, 2007 - December 30, 2007

On the Nalanda Trail: The Buddhism in India, China and Southeast Asia

2007-08

Asian Civilization Museum, I, Empress Road, Singapore

October 22, 2007 - March 23, 2008

Dressing Like Gods

2007

Ajanta Hall, National Museum, New Delhi

September 11, 2007 - October 2007

The Arts of Kashmiri

2007

Asia Society, New York

Beauty in Asia

2007

Asian Civilization Museum, I, Empress Road, Singapore

June 10, 2007 - September 23, 2007

The Golden Age of Classical India: The Gupta Empire

2007

Grand Palais, Paris

April 04, 2007 - June 2007

Nizams' Jewellery (Hindi)

2007

National Museum, New Delhi

September, 2007

Dressing Like Gods

2007

National Museum, New Delhi

September, 2007

Treasures of Ancient India


I See No Stranger: The Early Sikh Art

Rubin Museum of Art, New York

Tejas

2006-07

Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels

October 31, 2006 - January 21, 2007

The World in Sacred: Sacred in the World

2006-07

Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany

Chola Bronzes

2006

V&A Museum, London

Goddess: Divine Energy

2006

New South Wales Gallery, Domain Road, Sydney, Australia

inaugurated on 13th October 2006

Nala and Damayanti

2006

C.F.A Museum Brussels, Belgium

inaugurated on 7th October 2006

Cultural Treasures: Textiles of the Malay World

2003

National Museum, New Delhi

February 11th, 2003 to May 11th, 2003

Nicholas Roerich the Himalayan Saga

2002

National Museum, New Delhi

October 17th 2002 to October 31st, 2002

The Living Religious & Cultural Traditions of Bhutan

2001

National Museum, New Delhi

October 2001

50 Years of the Supreme Court of India and the Indian Legal System

2000

National Museum, New Delhi

January 17th, 2000  to February 17th, 2000

Treasures of Indian Art - Germany’s Tribute to India’s Cultural Heritage

1998

National Museum, New Delhi

August 14th, 1998 to September 30th, 1998

Islamic Heritage of India

1981

National Museum, New Delhi

October, 1981

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