Exhibition “Maharaja: The Splendour of the India’s Royal Courts”, Victoria & Albert Museum

October 6, 2009 | No Comments

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This beautiful exhibition is at the V&A Museum from 10 October 2009 until 17 January 2010.

Special events to this exhibition;
“Majestic Maharajas” Free Art Fun Festival, Sunday 1 November 2009, Experience the life of the maharaja’s Court for a day! Dress, create head ornaments, join dance and music workshops & play traditional Court games, a puppet show & royal procession through the museum.
“The Sky Below”, a film by Sarah Singh, Sunday 15 November 
“Mahararis & Matriarchs”, a fascinating talk, Sunday 15 November
“Music from the Courts of the Maharaja of Rajasthan, Friday 18 November

And many events more like a seminar, year course, workshops etc. For all detailed information please take a look at www.vam.ac.uk .There’s also a publication for sale “Maharaja: The Splendour of India’s Royal Courts”, by Anna Jackson, Amin Jaffer. V&A Publications, 2009. ISBN 9781851775736, £30.


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