India’s Gateway; Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain
Contact InformationBlackburn Museum and Art Gallery
Tel: 01254 667130
India’s Gateway; Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain exhibition at Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery from Saturday, 18th February to Saturday, 15th July 2017
FREE, Weds to Sat, 12noon – 4:45pm
India’s Gateway is a temporary exhibition with family friendly activities that traces the history of Gujarat and Mumbai as age-old centres of trade and migration, focusing on their remarkable links with Britain. Featuring photographs by Tim Smith and an installation by Indian film-makers Amit Madheshiya and Shirley Abraham, the exhibition weaves history together with words and images to explore the lives and experiences of Gujarati communities today.
The exhibition has an accompanying events programme, see www.blackburnmuseum.org
India’s Gateway is organised by Oriental Arts and Tim Smith and is funded by Arts Council England.
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