Lecture or talk Adults

India and the World: A History in Nine Stories

Scottish National Gallery Hawthornden Lecture Theatre
  • Thursday 29 November, 6.30-8pm

Free, unticketed.


To celebrate 70 years of Indian independence in 2017, the landmark exhibition  India and the World: A History in Nine Stories was presented as a collaboration between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS) Mumbai, the British Museum in London and the National Museum, New Delhi, with the support of the Ministry of Culture.

In the first in a series of occasional lectures by international speakers considering the role of culture and museums in the 21st century, Dr Mukherjee, Director of CSMVS talks about the exhibition as a celebration of India’s cultural connection with the world.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai

Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop

Gallery facilities

In order to protect our vulnerable works of art from any kind of accidental damage we kindly ask all visitors to either carry their rucksack/backpack by hand or place it in a locker.

During the period 12-24 November there will be no disabled access to rooms 17 and 18. Find out more.

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Public toilets
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack

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The Scottish National Gallery can be found just off Princes Street in the city centre.

  • Open daily, 10am-5pm, Thursdays until 7pm
The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL

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