In conversation with a Museologist

Here is a glimpse of a conversation held with the PeerSpot. It was about cultural heritage, museums, their interrelations. We also talked about studying Museology, considering Museology as a career option, prospects, with a message to Heritage Enthusiasts.A delightful conversation with Mr Tapan Patel, with a hope that museums can reach to common masses and …

Creativity, Expression and Preservation of Tiwa Art of North East India

The Tiwas, also known as Lalungs are one of the major tribe of North East India distributed mainly in central Assam. Among the Tiwas each village has a Samadi, an institution called youth dormitory. Samadi is a platform type house without walls and erected in a central place of the village. Only males are eligible …

Dr A. K. Das talking on Corona and Museums

Dr A. K. Das, Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial Museum, New Delhi, former Maulana Azad Chair, Department of Museology, National Museum Institute History of Arts, Conservation and Museology delivered a talk as part of an online talk series organised by Abhijna e museum on the occasion of International Museum Day 2020. He has kindly given …

Beyond Museums: A thought arose during pandemic..

I would like to congratulate all of you today on 18th May, on the occasion of International Museum Day. It is a pleasure for all of us to be  responsible museum professionals in the service of the society. Every year worldwide, this day is celebrated in a certain ways, considering the theme proposed by International …

IMD 2020

18th May, International Museum Day is an occasion for celebration for all of us as museum community members. This has been an occurrence when the entire museum fraternity worldwide takes an oath to attain certain purpose and serve the society. This year 2020 has been altogether a different experience for all of us. We all have …