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Sensory Encounters in Monasteries in Ladakh

Sensory Encounters in Monasteries in Ladakh

In this blog, Dr Alexandra shares with ReReeti the work she and her team undertook in the incredible mountainous region of Ladakh. This blog post is the third in a series that explores the Things Unbound project, a partnership funded by UKIERI and the British Academy (2014-2017)

Object handling at City Palace Museum in Jaipur

Object handling at City Palace Museum in Jaipur

This blog post is the second in a series that explores the Things Unbound project, a partnership funded by UKIERI and the British Academy (2014-2017), between the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, UK (led by Professor Sandra Dudley) and the National Museum Institute in New Delhi, India (led by Professor Manvi Seth). Research took place in sites including: in India at Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, or City Palace Museum in Jaipur, Rajasthan, and Thiksay Monastery in Ladakh; and in the UK at Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire, and Harborough Museum at Market Harborough in Leicestershire.

Things Unbound: Sensory Encounters with Objects in Museums in India and the UK

Things Unbound: Sensory Encounters with Objects in Museums in India and the UK

Dr. Alexandra Woodall, an experienced museum and gallery interpretation practitioner, researcher, teacher and consultant, shares with us her project Things Unbound. Introduction This blog post explores one aspect of the Things Unbound project, a partnership funded by UKIERI and the British Academy (2014-2017), between the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, UK (led by Professor Sandra Dudley) …

Museums and Online Learning – Creating online learning resources that teachers want to use

Museums and Online Learning – Creating online learning resources that teachers want to use

Izzy Bartley, Digital Learning Officer at Leeds Museums and Galleries, UK, shares with ReReeti, her insights on museums and online learning. Providing web-based resources for teachers to use with their students is a fantastic way for museums, galleries and heritage sites to broaden their engagement and extend their reach.  With an online resource, even the smallest site has the potential …

Tech Talk

Tech Talk

Aparna Adhare and Sania Galundia from Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, Jaipur share with ReReeti some of the insights from the panel discussion on the role and possibilities of technology in Museums. Museums exist simultaneously in the physical and online world. Having only a website doesn’t cut it anymore. Museums and institutions are now engaging with interactive online spaces …

INDIA AND THE WORLD: A HISTORY IN NINE STORIES – PART 2

INDIA AND THE WORLD: A HISTORY IN NINE STORIES – PART 2

PART TWO – India and the World Legacy In the second part of the two-part series, Vaidehi Savnal, Coordinator, International Relations, CSMVS, shares with ReReeti, some more details about one of the most successful collaborative exhibitions, held in India. The ‘India and the World: A History in Nine Stories’ exhibition has seen a phenomenal response.  Over 1,00,000 visitors have seen the …

INDIA AND THE WORLD: A HISTORY IN NINE STORIES

INDIA AND THE WORLD: A HISTORY IN NINE STORIES

INDIA AND THE WORLD: A HISTORY IN NINE STORIES is a landmark international exhibition at CSMVS, Mumbai. This is a unique collaborative work between CSMVS, British Museum, London and National Museum, New Delhi. Exhibits from around the world have been painstakingly curated to tell the story of India and her connection to the world. In this two-part series, Vaidehi Savnal, Coordinator, …