Partition Museum

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Kolkata To Soon Have Virtual Partition Museum, Says Scholar Rituparna Roy

In Kolkata, there will be a Partition museum, albeit a virtual one for now, said partition scholar Rituparna Roy. The museum, which has been inspired by European museum culture, will showcase the art and literature that reflects the bond between people across the barbed wires and the trauma the land endured after the partition. Roy, who is spearheading the Kolkata Partition Museum Project, said the aim is to remember partition.

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 06:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kolkata, museum, Virtual Partition Museum, Scholar, West Bengal-Bangladesh

Museum of the Future

Photo: Visit Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed Inaugurates 'Museum Of The Future': Dubai

Dubai has opened the Museum of the Future, which is being called "the most beautiful building in the world". Reportedly, the museum will take visitors to the future, as far as the year 2071, and has been designed by 'Killa Design'. "The Museum of the Future is a living museum," said Mohammed Al Gergawi, DFF, Chairman. The seven-storey museum was inaugurated by PM Sheikh Mohammed and can accommodate 1000 people. 

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 04:44 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Dubai, Killa Design, museum, Dubai Future Foundation, Mohammed Al Gergawi

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Nenu Nationalgalerire

photo: Wikipedia

German Art Museum Open To Public After 6 Years: 'Neue Nationalgalerie'

After six years, Berlin's enigmatic art museum Neue Nationalgalerie reopened on August 22 to the public. "Brilliant comeback as a pilgrimage site for lovers of modern art and as a stage for contemporary artists," said Germany’s Cultural Minister Monika Gruetters. Reportedly, the museum has opened showcasing three exhibitions namely works by sculptor Alexander Calder, works of film and media artist Rosa Barbra, and other collections… read-more

Tue, 24 Aug 2021 - 09:10 AM / by Balaji L

Tags: museum, Berlin, Germany, Art, Culture

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Partition Museum

Photo: Indian Express

Partition Museum In WB Represents The Essence Of Partition Movement Of India

A partition museum built on two trams has been inaugurated earlier this week by the Minister Transport, Housing of West Bengal, Firhad Hakim, which represents the essence of India’s partition movement over a time span of 1900 to 1947. The first tram focuses on the resistance against colonial rule from the 1900s. The second car highlights the mass migration and rehabilitation that took place after independence.

Sun, 22 Aug 2021 - 09:45 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Partition Day, museum, Kolkata, West Bengal, Independence Day

Courtesy: The Indian Express

New York Historical Society

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New York To Open Its First LGBTQ Museum By 2024

New York Historical Society is planning to expand 70,000 feet to make space for the establishment of the American LGBTQ+ Museum. The museum will be placed on the second floor with two galleries and a roof garden. It will comprise the rich heritage and culture of the LGBTQ society. Apart from working closely with colleges for research programs, the museum will collect information from LGBTQ+ centres and organizations.

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 04:40 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: LGBT+ Community, New York City, museum, LGBTQ

Courtesy: The Times Of India

India devlops first Maritime heritage

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India's First Maritime Heritage In Gujarat; Focuses On Edutainment

Gujarat has developed the National Maritime Complex near Archaeological Survey of India. Focusing upon edutainment (education with entertainment), the tourist attraction would enlighten people with maritime heritage of India from the ancient time to the modern times. However, the International tourist spot will be covering Heritage Park, Heritage Museum, Lighthouse Museum,etc. Emphasising upon the new tourist attraction, Union Culture and… read-more

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 - 11:17 AM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Travel, museum, Parks, Heritage

Courtesy: Times Of India


Photo: Archyde

4,000-Yr-Old Rock Excavated In France; Probably Oldest 3D Map In Europe

A 4000-year-old stone, believed to be the oldest three-dimensional map in Europe, has been unearthed by archaeologists in France. Known as 'Saint-Belec Slab', the 2.2mtrX1.5mtr stone exhibits the engravings of Odet River and the surrounding places. Interestingly, the slab was earlier found in 1900 from a prehistoric burial ground but was lost later. Dating back to the early Bronze Age, the stone was excavated from a Paris museum in 2014. 

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 06:52 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: France, artifact, museum, 3d map, History, bronze age

Courtesy: The Guardian

Representational image

Photo: The Economic Times

Kerala To House India's First Labour Movement Museum In Alappuzha

India's first-ever Labour Movement Museum will be instituted in Alappuzha, Kerala. Through documents and exhibits, the museum will trace the evolution and history of world and Kerala's labour movement which started with coir industry workers and later became the cradle of labour movements in India. Honouring and showcasing the class struggle, the one-of-its-kind museum is built under the Kerala’s LDF government's second 100-day programme and… read-more

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 08:30 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: labour, Labour movement, LDF, museum

Courtesy: News18

The Maradona Suite at Blue Nile Hotel, Kannur

Photo: The Hindu

Once Resided By Maradona, Kerala Hotel Room Turned Into Museum Now

In memory of the late Diego Maradona, a hotel in Kerala's Kannur district has converted one of its rooms, where the football legend stayed in 2012, into a museum. Maradona had stayed in room number 309 of the Blue Nile Hotel for two days. The room, now named 'Maradona Suite', has his photo and all the things he used during his 2012 visit.

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 07:08 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Kerala, Diego Maradona, footballer, museum

Courtesy: Times Now

Sandalwood Museum

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India's First Sandalwood Museum Set To Be Opened In Mysuru Palace

India's very first 'sandalwood museum' is set to be inaugurated after November 25 in Karnataka's Mysuru Palace by Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa. Karnataka is renowned for its sandalwood soaps, sandalwood oil and incense sticks among others. The museum will showcase the capabilities of sandalwood and spread awareness about the history and the cultivation of sandalwood products across the state. It will also have an auditorium and a projector… read-more

Sun, 15 Nov 2020 - 06:50 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: museum, History, Travel, Lifestyle

Courtesy: Indian Express