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Museums and Children: Nurturing an Indispensable Relationship for Building a Better Tomorrow

Museums and Children: Nurturing an Indispensable Relationship for Building a Better Tomorrow

This month we’re in conversation with Dr. Kanika Mondal, a museum consultant working within Gujarat, she also recently joined IGNCA, Vadodara as Project Associate. Her specialisation and expertise lies in conceiving and conducting special learning programs for children at museums. ReReeti : Children comprise a significant part of the audience in museums be it in India or elsewhere. You seem …

The Museums of India During Colonial Rule

In the second part of the Museums in India Series, Poulomi Das explores how museums thrived in pre-Independent India. Image: The Indian Museum in Kolkata, 1907. Photo courtesy: Popular Science Monthly, Volume 71, Wikimedia. The Indian Museum in Calcutta (read about the earliest collections), which was established in 1814, heralded a museum movement in India, with the British building new museums in …