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GovtMuseumChandigarh @museumchd Chandigarh, India

Museum designed by LeCorbusier | Collections of Gandhara, Miniatures, Textiles and Modern/Contemporary Art | Sikh Art

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3/19
2020
Due to the threat posed by the NOVEL CORONA VIRUS (COVID-2019) which has been declared a PANDEMIC , Government Mus… https://t.co/iBLIT7shhH
3/17
2020
A exciting weekend with William Dalrymple and Olivia Fraser looking at our museum collection and meeting with Prof.… https://t.co/q8TEe6BeK1
3/15
2020
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3/7
2019
These are two of the most beautiful paintings of #GuruNanak from our collection, both are by Sobha Singh. #Gurpurabhttps://t.co/9XYsncnHkmHappy #Gurpurab! #GuruNanak550 #Gurpurab550 #GuruNanakDevJi #MuseumCHD https://t.co/WAEOcb7qX8
11/12
2019
Surimono on India https://t.co/eJtMTg0QJoSurimono on India https://t.co/WHtYLu1vDm
11/6
2019
It’s been 4 years?! Thank you all for your love & support! #MyTwitterAnniversary https://t.co/s6MQ6cCGRe
11/3
2019
Congratulations to the #collaboration of the #exhibition teams in Chandigarh and Zurich, planning to bring the… https://t.co/AlRRwzpkCv
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10/31
2019
Coverage on our event in Chandigarh Newsline (Indian Express). Pictured: Our Deputy curator Seema Gera (centre) wit… https://t.co/ATitqCUjBv
10/30
2019
Govt Museum and Art Gallery, Chd in collaboration with Museum Rietberg, Zürich and Green Barbet, India, Embassy of… https://t.co/xKiCHolkZV @historywali @museumchd I love the way their lower gallery is designed. And ofc, the exquisite Gandhar collection. https://t.co/ue1xuaEPqh
Retweeted by GovtMuseumChandigarh#Diwali2019 #HappyDiwali #MuseumChd 'Rama and Sita enthroned', Mankot, Pahari, c. 18th century, Acc no. 1362. https://t.co/b4wZoDitVI#HappyDiwali2019 #MuseumChd 'Rama and Sita being worshipped by Hanuman and other devotees', Mewar(?), Rajasthan, c… https://t.co/4HdQWIOP9l
10/26
2019
Here she is seen writing the letter in her chamber (the intricate writing instruments!), as her friends talk amongs… https://t.co/pVv2vT14Ab‘Rukmani writing to Krishna’ ⁣⁣⁣⁣Guler, c. 18 cen, acc no 429⁣⁣⁣⁣. #Rukmani was to marry Shishupala, an ally of her… https://t.co/TH8ygKiOPM
10/24
2019
‘Surimono in India: a curated event on Japanese printmaking, museum partnerships and Swiss design!’ on 31st Octobe… https://t.co/6rGOWpFBWk
10/18
2019
#90thBirthanniversary #MuseumCHD Sunirmal Chaterjee The sand Carriers Lino print 1962 https://t.co/2nHGLCIRZb
10/15
2019
Museum Rietberg & Green Barbet, India in collaboration with Govt. Museum & Art Gallery, CHD, Embassy of Switzerland… https://t.co/xAat0AwJOk
10/14
2019
'The Durbar of Ravana' from a dispersed manuscript, Tanjore(?), c. 19th cent. #museumchd #Dussehra2019 https://t.co/VnlDSMRqV5
10/8
2019
... She plays her music to beguile the herd of deer who are ashamed at the beauty of her (i.e. her eyes are more be… https://t.co/xKiUO5wpzR#TodiRagini, #pahari, c. 19th century, acc no. 907. "Todi Ragini is indeed a wonderful creation of the creator. Al… https://t.co/3c0q0gVBoD
9/25
2019
[1/3]We are super excited to be part of National Museum's campaign, #7Objects7Curators! This campaign aims to initi… https://t.co/NsDifJ8QB7
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9/14
2019
Presenting this one at .@museumchd was such a pleasure! We had a brilliant audience for this evening of art and sto… https://t.co/iEpwDTBo3b
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9/13
2019
@g_upadhyay @bhatinmaai We will do it in a few daysA few Members from Batches 2017, 2018 and 2019 attended a lecture by Professor BN Goswamy on the art history of Min… https://t.co/8hFw3VOH1h
Retweeted by GovtMuseumChandigarhAttended “A Canopy of Arrows; A Mountain on Fire” at @museumchd tonight. Fascinating illustrated talk by Prof BN Go… https://t.co/nrUvaCmj7i
Retweeted by GovtMuseumChandigarhThe Great Mysore Bhagavata https://t.co/vceCeBkZpC
9/10
2019
We're LIVE on Instagram with @theheritagelab : join in to hear Prof BnGoswamy speak about the Mysore Bhagvat Puran… https://t.co/FzRmHGEkOK
9/9
2019
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9/8
2019
KRISHNA ENTERS THE CAVE, AND SUBDUES JAMBAVANA WHO OFFERS HIS DAUGHTER TO THE LORD IN MARRIAGE… https://t.co/M4xyvvCryE
9/6
2019
A Canopy of Arrows; A Mountain on Fire Great images from a Bhagavata Purana of the Mysore Court An illustrated talk… https://t.co/A6BueLq6BZ
9/5
2019
Happy #GaneshChaturthi2019! [ Pahari (purchased from the Kanwar of Guler), c. 18th cent, acc no. 416] #Ganeshahttps://t.co/3QE9KJ1Tlt
9/2
2019
A Canopy of Arrows; A Mountain on Fire - Great images from a Bhagavata Purana of the Mysore Court. An illustrated t… https://t.co/5D1XktK3hW
8/31
2019
'Bala Krishna - the vision of sage Markandeya', Pahari (Guler?), c. 18th cent, acc no. 170. #janamashtamihttps://t.co/NSKkVNKix6
8/24
2019
King Satyavrata reverences the fish avatar of Vishnu. Attributed to Manaku, c. 1740-50. The fish is treated on the… https://t.co/Ag5CksSvTz
Retweeted by GovtMuseumChandigarhThe inscription on this late 18th cent painting identifies the subject as the pundit (priest) of the royal house of… https://t.co/jhNMMZX5HW
8/16
2019
‘Radha and Krishna take shelter from the rain’, Kangra, c. 1780-1800, acc no. 2402. Note how the trees mimic the mo… https://t.co/YjoxqgE4A0
7/18
2019
@RajSharma1857 @DalrympleWill GulerIn honour of #GuruPurnima we are sharing two #Gandhara panels of Buddha - the enlightened guru-teacher. In the 2nd… https://t.co/xk8CS4phBd
7/16
2019
"Richly arrayed in ornaments for the battle of love." By Manaku From Manaku's Gita Govinda series, 1730 Govt Museum… https://t.co/Sfhakybm2t
Retweeted by GovtMuseumChandigarh'A royal couple listening to music' folio from a dispersed album, Mughal, early 18th century, 2918. #Mughalhttps://t.co/dslPAqZnHw
7/14
2019
#NewProfilePicCatching 4 famous #womenartists from India in the same frame at the Govt Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh ! #arthttps://t.co/dgpHAm2Hdz
Retweeted by GovtMuseumChandigarhThe Wedding Procession of Raja Aniruddha Chand of Kangra. Purkhu. 1805. Govt. Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh.… https://t.co/nJVVsYm9qS
Retweeted by GovtMuseumChandigarhLaurak’s wife and lover get in a fight at a Shiva temple. Horrified, Shiva transforms from linga to human form and… https://t.co/u031ffiind
Retweeted by GovtMuseumChandigarhThe Scene of a Battle. Pt. Seu. Guler, 1735. Govt. Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh. https://t.co/KGOd4kwKld
Retweeted by GovtMuseumChandigarhSo pleased I interrupted my journey back to Delhi to visit the wonderful Govt Museum & Art Gallery in #Chandigarh.… https://t.co/r9BnQZAiO3
Retweeted by GovtMuseumChandigarhLearning history the metal way. Magnificent. Medieval Indian Sculptures at Govt Museum and Art Gallery. #Chandigarh http://t.co/idFTElkzcc
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7/4
2019
“A lady with a lotus”, Rajasthan, c 18th century, acc no 3018. #museumchd #arthistory #art #painting #lady #lotushttps://t.co/herhVjMdp6
7/3
2019
On the 180th death anniversary of #maharajaranjitsingh we explore the leadership qualities that made him a legend… https://t.co/VaRObq0fhi
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6/28
2019
Extreme practitioners often detach themselves from the world & seek out isolated places, most commonly mountains or… https://t.co/egAiN2tVB9"Tapas" or penance is a yogic and spiritual practice. It can be performed through asceticism, austerities &/or medi… https://t.co/qCnuUcVCjDIn honour of #InternationalDayofYoga We are sharing some images of paintings of ascetics and rishis from our collec… https://t.co/eUpXIPqlp7
6/21
2019
Portrait of a ruler, inscribed “Jagat Singh”, Rajasthan, c. 18th cent, acc no H9. #museumchd #rajasthan #arthttps://t.co/Imz9SD0tTe
6/19
2019
A brush #drawing of two #camels, #Pahari, c. 18th century, acc no L7 #museumchd #artsofindia #painting #arthttps://t.co/Yr5bujsTlz
6/17
2019
“Lilahava, Krishna and Radha exchange clothes” Pahari, Kangra; c. 18th cent. Acc no I-124. #krishna #radhahttps://t.co/bAvlDIDLwj
6/14
2019
#EidMubarak to those celebrating Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan. Here is a beautiful Qur'an manuscript cop… https://t.co/Dmw20x9EEh
Retweeted by GovtMuseumChandigarh#HolyQuran Engraved brass plates from a Quran, Arabic written in naskh, c 19th cent, Acc 2006.7 #EidMubarakhttps://t.co/I0iqhxQOt2
6/4
2019
Raja Amrit Pal of Basohli writing poetry First generation after Nainsukh c1760 London Private Collection https://t.co/7ApeuOQnN2
Retweeted by GovtMuseumChandigarhRasalila Attributed to Purkhu From Harivamsa of Chandigarh museum @WhiteMughalsFan @dpanikkar @PunjabiRoohhttps://t.co/xkfAPXtU6z
Retweeted by GovtMuseumChandigarh‘Raja Govardhan Chand listening to music’ from #Guler, 18c (Acc 251). #museumchd #pahariart #arthistory #painting https://t.co/xbFBInU7c9
6/3
2019
A #portrait of #MaharajaRanjitSingh (d. 1839 CE), legendary leader of the #Sikh Empire [D-2] #drawing #colourhttps://t.co/ihUUoiHB2h
5/26
2019
Detail of a posthumous(?) #portrait of #Jahangir, probably painted during the reign of his son #ShahJahan. Acc no.… https://t.co/FPPvCOTlOW
5/21
2019
The Buddha attained enlightenment under the shade of the Bodhi tree at Bodh Gaya on the full-moon day in the month… https://t.co/yoBnE9Ws8N
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5/20
2019
My NYRB review of BN Goswamy's masterly study of Nainsukh's brother Manaku and Karni Jasol 's remarkable exhibition… https://t.co/BFfi12CLrk
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5/19
2019
The museum staff - past and present - with S D Sharma, one of the architects who worked with #LeCorbusier and… https://t.co/Olg0Dexvhn#InternationalMuseumDay2019 #MuseumChd https://t.co/yB50FLVEZP#InternationalMuseumDay2019 #MuseumChd #LeCorbusier https://t.co/NGaE8K8C8G
5/18
2019
A brush drawing of Raja Govardhan Chand of #Guler (D-96). The Raja is considered particularly important in the grow… https://t.co/8nrHCp9bCi
5/15
2019
#MuseumChd captured by the talented artist #ManjotKaur 📸 https://t.co/g9ikAONULqThis portrait of #RabindranathTagore was made by Chitranibha Chowdhury https://t.co/CzZq4maPww the 1st female artis… https://t.co/ISmd6LMT3v
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5/9
2019
We would love to see photographs of the museum taken by you. Please share pictures from your visit, and don’t forge… https://t.co/aKgroc5WnDRamps are a quintessential part of #LeCorbusier's #architecture. In our layout too, this large ram got the central… https://t.co/5VgYmvVogQ
5/8
2019
Another #thenandnow: this is our reference #library (1968-2019) #museumChd #blackandwhitephotography #historyhttps://t.co/K2m4fLjDnf51 years of #MuseumChd #lecorbusier #architecture #modern #history #blackandwhitephotography https://t.co/mbq8bdrbsHWe turn 51 today! An early photograph of the building against the hills. The museum is a modern marvel that has not… https://t.co/Gt4gMRB60L
5/6
2019
@c20society has named us building of the month! #LeCorbusier #Architecture #history #MuseumChdhttps://t.co/7cmdW8J78R @mister_g20 @ShubhMSingh Natural history museum is not a Corbusier buildingSome photos of the workers who helped get the museum ready after the main structure had been built. We are grateful… https://t.co/tJjMEIe8RuA view of the museum from the main road. #museumchd #51years https://t.co/4iD6ksREoR
5/5
2019
A lot has changed in the museum in the last five decades but Padmavati still sits at the same spot (1968 on the lef… https://t.co/ymjrPwy2D5In anticipation of the museum's 51st anniversary, we are sharing some pictures from our #archives. The installation… https://t.co/cg3wXEhyDz
5/4
2019
Another one from the same series as the previous #matsya, #kurma and #varaha avatars. This is #Vamana, depicted sta… https://t.co/bJsXxxpnwD
5/2
2019
#SikhHeritageMonth https://t.co/BEu0OcORrz#GuruHarRai, Pahari, Nainsukh family workshop, early 18th cent. (Acc no F-45) #SikhHeritageMonth #MuseumChdhttps://t.co/Jv3ZtBb1Jf#GuruGobindSingh, Pahari, Nainsukh family workshop, early 18th cent. (Acc no F-48) #SikhHeritageMonth #MuseumChdhttps://t.co/nJi02d91x5 @RajSharma1857 Yes, we certainly do have them. Will be sharing them in the near future. Thanks for your interest in our collection !From the same series as the previous #matsya and #varaha avatars. This is #Kurma, depicted at the heart of churning… https://t.co/1a5sVa1Xn4
4/30
2019
The museum team visited Manjot Kaur’s wonderful #Exhibition at Punjab Kala Bhavan (sector 16) today. Show ends on 3… https://t.co/YqMDqm0lkF
4/28
2019
We posted a Varaha folio on #EarthDay2019, this #Matsya avatar painting belongs to the same set. (E-62); c.18th ce… https://t.co/u5jriCcb4z
4/27
2019
Excellent opportunity for scholars: https://t.co/p39ILm968R
4/25
2019
Our Deputy Curator Ms Seema Gera and @MedhaviGandhi will be talking about #MuseumChd and the impact of India’s part… https://t.co/xVMZ7A8R2m‘Locust Time- Ecology’ (2014.15) By Sheba Chhachhi, 2008 Animated light box moving image 5/5 #EarthDay2019https://t.co/vnFHev5G57‘Varaha saving the Earth from Hiranyaksha’ (E-65); c.18th cen, Kangra #EarthDay #MuseumChd #painting #arthttps://t.co/yWQKwEfFN7
4/22
2019
Hanuman (c.1800) carrying the Himalayan Mount Vindaya to Rama & Laskmana who, gravely wounded in combat, were in de… https://t.co/2T4KKC3SPX
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4/19
2019
#MahavirJayanti For his final rebirth, Mahavir took form of an embryo in a Brahmin woman’s womb. But commander of I… https://t.co/Ae1Xcb7Hd1
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4/17
2019

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