Anjani Kumar Singh, director basic of Bihar Museum, mentioned the inaugural Bihar Museum Biennale in March 2021 sparked a nationwide dialogue on the cultural significance of museums, navigating by way of the challenges posed by the pandemic with a hybrid method.
“The second version is right here to create an excellent greater affect, with a concentrate on in-person experiences,” mentioned Singh throughout a press convention on Sunday.
“Kids organisations — Kilkari and Pratham — and the Kiran Nadar Museum of Artwork will collaborate with us, with youngsters dressing up as characters from varied galleries from August 7,” Singh added.
The occasion will convey collectively 4 Indian museums, together with the Nationwide Maritime Heritage Complicated in Lothal, Gujarat, from August 7 to 22, and eight worldwide exhibitions from international locations corresponding to Brazil, France, Russia, Nepal, Costa Rica and Italy.
“We’ve got granted the museums the liberty to showcase artefacts of their selection. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum, Mumbai, will showcase their Tanjore work from August 7 to September 7, whereas the Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad, will exhibit trendy Indian work throughout the identical interval,” Singh mentioned.
The Bihar Museum can even host the G20 Artwork Exhibition, ‘Collectively We Artwork’, in collaboration with the G20 cultural working group from August 7 to October 7. “A participation of over 200 artists, performers and company is predicted all through the biennale, which can run until December 31,” Singh mentioned.
It is going to function two symposiums. The primary symposium on August 8 and 9 will host 4 periods by audio system like Yannick Lintz, president of the Guimet Nationwide Museum of Asian Arts, Paris, France, and Rakhi Sarkar, founding father of The Centre of Worldwide Trendy Artwork, Kolkata.
The second symposium is scheduled for August 22 and 23. To interact the youthful viewers, weekend programmes, together with nationwide and state-level quizzes, might be held.
The Bihar Museum Biennale can even embrace a multimedia exhibition titled ‘Suryakaal’, devoted to the theme of Solar worship until Chath Puja in November.