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October 2016

In conversation with Anirudha Phadke, an architect who worked on various museum buildings in the Middle East.

In conversation with Anirudha Phadke, an architect who worked on various museum buildings in the Middle East.

  While the Middle East may be  late comers to the museum world,  this hasn’t stopped an explosion in museums and galleries in the past twenty years. The new museums across the countries of the Middle East with their innovative buildings are filled with highly prized artifacts and offer a slice of the rich history and culture through the well curated collections. …

In conversation with  Kuldeep Kothari, Secretary, Rupayan Sansthan,

In conversation with Kuldeep Kothari, Secretary, Rupayan Sansthan,

The words Arna-Jharna literally mean ‘forest spring’. On one hand, it would seem to be an appropriate name for a museum devoted to the study of traditional knowledge systems within a larger ecology. Arna-Jharna also happens to be the local name of the region surrounding the museum, which is located 23 kilometres outside Jodhpur city in the semi-arid zone of the northwestern …