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Medhavi Gandhi
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Cultural Entrepreneur, Traveller, passionate about #arts and #museums - founder at Happy Hands / The Heritage Lab
Cultural Entrepreneur, Traveller, passionate about #arts and #museums - founder at Happy Hands / The Heritage Lab

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You'd be surprised how connected we are. 
In these times as the voices around religion and culture grow louder, it's important to look at how Museums can emerge as a medium of peace and dialogue.
#culture #art #sharedheritage #heritage #peace #religion #museums #IMD2017

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One of the 9 Masters of Indian Art, Jamini Roy was inspired by the folk art and crafts of Bengal : Kalighat paintings, Patuas, Kantha, Alpana, temple friezes and clay toys etc. Here's a resource + activity sheet so you can make your own JaminiRoy painting :) #JaminiRoy #art #artresource #printables #freedownload #IndianArt #Bengal #artofIndia 

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#DidYouKnow, the Mughals and other royals played Holi with exquisite silver pichkaaris? Check out these 20 amazing artworks http://bit.ly/HoliArt for a 2300-years of the festival of Spring! #celebration #holi #india #festival #HappyHoli #spring #colour 
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#ArtEducation: March is Women's Month and theres no better time than this to talk to your child about Amrita Shergil - India's first woman painter, and the most expensive one till date. She was known for breaking stereotypes about women through her art and was a trendsetter for Modern Art in India. Explore the art of Amrita with this free downloadable resource, video and Activity Book (10 activities). Feedback / Comments are welcome! bit.ly/AShergil #amritashergil #modernart #artmuseum #artsed
This #InternationalWomensDay we are sharing a free downloadable resource and activity guide on India's first woman artist, Amrita Sher-Gil ! This iconic artist broke many stereotypes in her portrayal of the female body and dealt with sexuality in her portraits in a unique way. More here: bit.ly/AShergil 
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#DidYouKnow in the Mughal courts, there used to be a Minister for Kitchen! A lot of food that we love today like the Pulao or Khichdi find their origin in Indo-Persian recipe books - have a look! #recipe #foodie #mughlai #mughal #history #culinary #india 

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The story of Ramayana travelled across South Asia and different versions came up. The earliest version is the Reamker dating to the 16th century. Discover the different versions through museum-objects here. #SouthAsia #Cambodia #India #epic #stories #ramayana

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After 5 visits, I still feel like going back to this museum for more! #museum #india #punjab #heritage #virasatekhalsa
An exclusive inside look into the 27 galleries of Virasat-e-Khalsa Museum - which is situated in the holy city of Anandpur Sahib, about 80kms from Chandigarh #punjab #heritage #museum #sikh #culture 

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Join the discussion on Museums and Heritage Sites in India. Find out about workshops / resources / grants / job opportunities and share your experiences of visits to Museums or Heritage Sites 

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So much of creative-learning awaits, this summer! Folk Arts & Crafts from Rajasthan, Gujarat, Odisha, Karnataka..all under the same roof!

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