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  • Top Museums of the world offer virtual tours for free

    Visit the enchanting lobbies of The Louvre  and view the amazing architecture of Museu Picasso from your house. Top Museums and Galleries offer virtual tours for free. The pandemic has one again proved, the significance of culture, people invariably turn…

  • Renowned artist of post-independence era Satish Gujral passes away at 94

    Source: indulgeexpress.com Architect, painter and muralist, Padmavibhushan Satish Gujral breathed his last on March 26, 2020, Thursday; he was 94. Among the most noteworthy artists of post-independence India, Satish Gujral, passed away on Thursday, March 26. He passed away late…

  • Nita Ambani becomes the first Indian Trustee of The Met

    Source: scroll.in Nita Ambani was elected as an Honorary Trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on November 13th. In the 150th year of the Met, she became the first Indian to join the board, paving way for Indian arts…

  • Gandhi Ashram to Have a New Activity Centre by 2019

    In 1917, having vacated lawyer Jeevanlal Desai’s chalet-style residence, Mahatma Gandhi decided to set up his ashram near the serene banks of the Sabarmati River. The idea of adopting this geography as his ‘Karma Bhumi’ came about not only because large open…

  • ISRO Celebrates World Space Week Through a Fascinating Exhibition

    When news hit my laptob screen mentioning Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) within its headline, my body automatically started pumping adrenaline making my chest grow three inches stronger with pride. Imagining the advancement of our nation in the space, whether it…

  • APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Image source: cloudfront-net Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu the hometown of the former President, Lt Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, was visited by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 2nd death anniversary on July 27th, to inaugurate the grandeur memorial dedicated…

  • Ahmedabad Museums come together on a map

    The evening of International Museum Day saw a significant step forward in the endeavour to connect community with the Museum infrastructure of the city. An initiative by aVni Social Enterprise, the event was hosted by Navajivan Trust. It is through the…

  • Textile Designer Anjali Mangaldas Passes Away at the Age of 81

    Anjali Mangaldas, a doyen of Textile Design left for heavenly abode, on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at her Ahmedabad residence. Mangaldas had a keen interest towards Textile Art since a very young age and this led her to study textile art…

  • 5 Indian Museums in Asia’s Top 25 List

    Five Indian museums were recently listed amongst the top 25 museums in India, and Leh’s ‘Hall of Fame’ has topped the India list. The other top four museums are Bagore Ki Haveli (Udaipur), Victoria Memorial Hall (Kolkata), Salar Jung Museum…

  • Indian Railway’s History goes online with Google

    Google Cultural Institute is soon going to sign an agreement with Indian Rail Museum to partner and digitize the heritage assets of Indian Railway and help create a digital repository for universal online access free of cost. Indian Railways has…

  • India’s last taxidermist is still on a stuffing spree

    Running India’s last taxidermy workshop in Mumbai’s national park, Santosh Gaikwad is a professor at the veterinary college in Mumbai. Working in an anatomy department his interest sparked in 2003 while visiting the Mumbai’s main museum. Previously he kept rare…

  • Creative Yatra in Spain!

    Creative Yatra has touched 100000 followers on facebook and our team is extremely thankful to all the people, who chose enrichment over entertainment. It has been a rollercoaster ride and we would request all our subscribers to fasten their seatbelts…

  • The world’s first slum museum opens!

      Mumbai’s Dharavi – oftly made synonymous  with poverty, filth and slum, now attempts to change its negative image. Supported by artists and do-gooders the Asia’s largest slum now houses World’s First Slum Museum. Conceived by Amsterdam-based artist Jorge Mañes Rubio…


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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Irrfan-khan.jpg National Award winning actor Irrfan Khan dies at the age of 54

One of India’s most celebrated actors, Irrfan Khan known for his expressive eyes, died after succumbing to a long battle with cancer. He was 54.  A gaping void has been left in the Indian film industry as one of India’s…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/romeo-juliet.png Of youthful passion and star-crossed lovers on Shakespeare’s birthday

While the Globe is streaming free its second dramatic production Romeo and Juliet, today is 23rd April, the day William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is believed to have been born and died. One would seldom find a more spontaneous and intense expression…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Shubigi-Rao-Art.jpg Shubigi Rao selected to curate the fifth edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale in 2020

Let’s know Shubigi Rao, who has recently been selected as the curator for the 2020 Kochi Muziris Biennale, for her “exceptional acumen and inventive sensibilities” The format of the art biennale to showcase contemporary visual art, across the world is modeled on…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Dr-Yatin-Desai-Orthopaedic-surgeon.jpg The call of the mountains: orthopaedic Dr Yatin Desai’s advice on trekking

In this piece 64 year old Dr Yatin Desai, shares with CY his inspiring story of how to scale towering mountains with utmost ease and how this life adventure activity can shape human character and health. Chances are high that…