Learning at the Museum

The Museum offers a rich selection of learning and outreach programmes focused on providing stimulating, participatory experiences that respond to different age, interest and language groups, and recognize a diversity of backgrounds. These experiences are aimed at encouraging critical engagement with Mumbai’s history, and artistic and cultural developments.

What’s On

The Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum invites schools and colleges to join us for a guided walkthrough of our latest exhibition 'The Witness' by Nalini Malani. Curated by Tasneem Mehta and Johan Pijnappel, the exhibition showcases a mix of video art, stop-motion animation, reverse paintings and charcoal drawings on walls, the exhibition deals with the ideas of oppression and justice.

Nalini Malani is a pioneer of experimental art in India. She has secured a Diploma in Fine Arts from Sir J.J. School of Arts, Mumbai, 1969 and the French Government Scholarship for Fine Arts to study in Paris from 1970 to 1972. She has been awarded several highly prestigious, international awards including the Fukoka Prize (2013) and Joan Miro Prize (2019).

Tours and workshops are available in English, Hindi and Marathi on prior request within the Museum's working hours. Please book atleast one week in advance.

Contact: education@bdlmuseum.org / +91 22 23731234

Timing: 10 am to 5:30 pm. Closed all Wednesdays.

Guided tours - Free for educational institutions | Museum entry ticket applicable.
Workshops - INR 150 per student for educational institutions.
Free for Municipal or aided schools and NGOs.