Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya


Training Course In Conservation Of Panel Paintings I - (Tanjore Style)

From Monday, January 20, 2020 -  10:00am
To Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 05:00pm
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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), Mumbai is pleased to announce the ten-days “TRAINING COURSE IN CONSERVATION OF PANEL PAINTINGS I - (TANJORE STYLE), as part of the CSMVS - Tata Trusts Art Conservation Initiative.


At the end of the 10-day training course, each participant will be able to:

  • create, under guidance, a Tanjore style paintings;
  • identify objective signs of deterioration of Tanjore paintings;
  • express how Tanjore paintings deteriorate;
  • demonstrate how various processes, tools and equipment can be employed for conservation of Tanjore paintings.

This is the first of four-panel conservation training courses that will be conducted over the course of this four-year initiative.


  • Art historical overview of Tanjore paintings.
  • Traditional and contemporary techniques of creating Tanjore paintings.
  • Deterioration of Tanjore paintings, their examination and documentation.
  • Conservation interventions: philosophies, case studies, practical sessions, traditional and modern practices of remedial conservation and restoration of Tanjore paintings.

Participants: Participants should be practicing conservators.

The training course is limited to 15 participants.

Application form: Training course application form can be downloaded here.

Please send your applications via email to

Last date of receipt of applications: January 05, 2020

Fees: There is no fee for this training course.

Kindly note: Participants are requested to kindly make their own travel, boarding and lodging arrangements.

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Haseeb Khan, Conservator-Restorer      022-22844485 / 22844484

Shivanand Trimbakkar, Conservator-Restorer    022-22844485 / 22844484

Parvinder Kaur, Conservator-Restorer     022-22844485 / 22844484


This training course is designed and supported by the Tata Trusts Art Conservation Initiative.