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EXHIBITION "Ganga : River of Life and Eternity’ at National Museum, Janpath > 19th May to 20th June 2017

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19th May : 5:00 pm Add to Calendar 19/05/2017 17:00 19/05/2017 18:00 Asia/Kolkata Opening of the exhibition "Ganga : River of Life and Eternity’ Event Page : http://www.delhievents.com/2017/05/exhibition-ganga-river-of-life-and.html National Museum, Janpath, New Delhi-110011 DD/MM/YYYY - Inauguration by Dr B R Mani, Director General, National Museum and Prof. Lokesh Chandra, Chairman, ICCR 
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20th May to 20th June : 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (Mondays Closed) Add to Calendar 20/05/2017 10:00 20/06/2017 18:00 Asia/Kolkata EXHIBITION "Ganga : River of Life and Eternity’ Event Page : http://www.delhievents.com/2017/05/exhibition-ganga-river-of-life-and.html National Museum, Janpath, New Delhi-110011 DD/MM/YYYY - Exhibition on View

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Venue : National Museum, Janpath, New Delhi-110011
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Event Description : EXHIBITION "Ganga : River of Life and Eternity’

An exhibition exploring traditions, arts, and cultures of India that emanate from Ganga – as a river and a Goddess. It curates the sacred spiritual and material attributes of the Ganga and their symbolism with diverse artefacts.The Exhibition has been curated by Dr. Shakeel Hossain and Ms. Tara Sharma and features objects from National Museum, the Alkazi Foundation and the Kalakriti Archives, Hyderabad. Contemporary craftsmen and traditional artists have also contributed their creations for the show.

The display integrates votive and ritual objects from vernacular traditions that continue to evoke and worship the Ganga, features objects from empires that thrived on the Ganga basin from the Mauryan to the British and includes contemporary art productions on a grand scale besides playing feature and documentary films on the subject of the river. It is the largest exhibition on the mythologies, history and the ecology of the Ganga unto date.

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