Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

India and the World : A History in nine Stories

November 11, 2017 - February 18, 2018 10:15am - 06:00pm

India and the World: A History in Nine Stories is a landmark exhibition presented as a collaboration between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS) the British Museum in London and the National Museum, New Delhi, with the support of the Ministry of Culture. Supported by the Tata Trusts and the Getty Foundation, this project is planned to coincide with the celebrations of 70 years of Indian Independence.

The exhibition will showcase some of the most important objects and works of art from the Indian subcontinent, in dialogue with iconic pieces from the British Museum collection. It highlights the strong connections India has shared historically with the rest of the world, promoting an exchange of ideas and influences that have helped create a global culture.

To know more about this exhibition and its events visit the India & The World exhibition website.

A special preview of the exhibition on Google Arts and Culture

New Iatw 2


As part of the Exhibition, CSMVS has developed a large number of activities for children of various ages.

calendar 2

The Learning pack can be downloaded below to get an overview of our programmes from 11 Nov 2017 to 18 Feb 2018.This pack is designed to prepare teachers and parents before their visit to the Museum, so they can have an enriching experience. It offers a number of curriculum-linked activities and contains information about teachers' resources as well as activities that can be enjoyed with family. A key is given to help you navigate through the pack.

  Learning Pack PDF compressed

The Museum also has docents who are glad to help you in case you need it.

  Click here to download the Press Release of this exhibition.

For more information and images please contact –