Synopsis

Title

National Museum with Charukeshi Mathur

Meeting point

National Museum Entrance Gate No. 1 nearest metro station Udyog Bhawan 

 

Introduction

Housing objects dating back from the ancient times to the 20th Century, the walk in the museum will make the viewer travel through time. An amalgamation of various regions and indigeneous cultures, the National Museum New Delhi houses approximately 2,00,000 artefacts. The walk will begin from viewing artefacts from Indus Valley Civilization and move through different empires that ruled the subcontinent. It will be an attempt to understand the country’s vast history and explore the details often overlooked while reading a textbook.  

Charukeshi Mathur’s Profile

Named after a raga from the Indian Classical Music, Charukeshi Mathur has a keen interest in music as well as art. She completed her graduation in History Honours from Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi. As part of her post graduation, she completed her Masters in Art History from National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology. It was during this time that she spent her time in the National Museum, and found herself inspired with history, art and museums. She interned at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts under the project ‘National Cultural Audiovisual Archives’ where she helped document and archive rare and prestigious audio-visual recordings, holding rich cultural and heritage value. She holds an extensive interest in writing about art and is currently working as a Research Assistant in the Department of History of Art, National Museum Institute.

 

Duration

2 hours


Languages

English and Hindi

Contact Details

+91 8587049244

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