Kolkata Centre for Creativity and Paschimbanga Sangrahalaya Samiti Organized The Future of Museums : Recover and Reimagine
News Desk, News Nation 360 : In observance of the World Heritage Week, Kolkata Centre for Creativity (KCC) in collaboration with Paschimbanga Sangrahalaya Samiti is organizing Cluster of Museums Exhibitions- “The Future of Museums : Recover and Reimagine”. This multifaceted museum exhibition will begin from 19th November to 25th November 2021 from 11 am to 6 pm on the 4th floor of KCC. The programme aims to reimagine the future of museums through discussions, exhibitions, performances, workshops and film screenings over the week. his museum exhibition would showcase the cultural heritage, scientific achievements, and past glories by featuring diverse and rich collections from these different museums—including big names like the Botanical Gallery of Indian Museum and smaller museums like Sundarban Anchalik Sangrahashala—and 5 other private collections. Participating Museums and Personal Collectors are And Shibori, Personal Collection of Prof. Samar Bhowmick, Society for Heritage Archeology and Management, Voice of Natural Heritage – Dr. Sanjit Jotder, Bhuban Museum and Art Gallery, Botanical Survey of India, Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Memorial Museum
and Archive- Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, The Museum and Art Gallery, the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark, Museum of Santal Culture, Bishnubati, SBI Archive and Museum, Sundarban Anchalik Sangrahashala, Uttar Kasiabad Mahadeb Sangrahalay O Granthagar, Centenary Museum, Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta and Alpona Painting – Rabi Biswas. Richa Agarwal, CEO of Emami Art said that in celebration of the World Heritage Week at KCC, they are honoured to have more than 12 museums from West Bengal along with personal collections, artefacts, textile, manuscripts and sculptures showcased as part of “Cluster of Museums”. The programme aims to reimagine the future of museums through discussions, exhibitions, performances, workshops and film screenings over the week. An exchange of this kind between the Museums and the public is expected to change the way the former is viewed and experienced in today’s world. A holistic approach towards the museum experience is perhaps the best way forward for everybody in society.
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Report : Anustup Kundu