Chalo Central!

Neeti Choudhari

20 March 2020

In the first week of February, we hosted CultureCon, the inaugural edition of a creative industry and arts management conference to initiate conversations around the cultural sector in modern India. While day 1 was packed with discussions about the challenges of the sector with experts from the field, the agenda for day 2 of CultureCon was all about allied activities where the participants were taken on trails across the city, exploring the culture of alternative spaces, museums, art, archives and much more. The culture trail I was a part of - Chalo Central, organised by the India Culture Lab team, covered the spaces on the central railway line of the city.

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Management of Cultural Professionals, The People Question | CULTURECON 2020

Neeti Choudhari

20 March 2020

CultureCon 2020 brought together various experts from across the country to discuss the challenges and possibilities of the arts and culture sector. The conference examined and addressed questions around three pillars - the organization, its people, and money within the sector. In this blog, we look at the people who make an institution.

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Mumbai and its Multiplicities, The Money Question

Maitreyee Mhatre

19 March 2020

The final session of Culture Con 2020 dealt with one of the most pertinent questions that the cultural sector in India is faced with today- the Money Question. 

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Bridging the Gaps, The Organisation Question | CultureCon 2020

Samprati Lavana

19 March 2020

From government bodies to non-profit organisations, read on to find out how our incredible panelists engage community stakeholders in creating and sustaining culture that is meaningful for everyone involved!

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#STEMispiration

Team Culture Lab

12 March 2020

For Women's Day 2020, we asked our audiences about a woman in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields that inspired them. Read on for some heart warming stories as people told us about their STEMispiration!

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Rail Trail

Neeti Choudhari

12 March 2020

In true blue Mumbaikar style, lab interns Samprati, Maitreyee and Neeti set out on an adventure to explore the city’s cultural spaces using the city’s lifeline- the Mumbai local trains! Read on and tell us about your very own rail trail! 

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Sirf Naam Ka Aram

Samprati Lavana

9 March 2020

Lab intern takes you through a hatke tour of Aram Nagar, Andheri

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Love in the Times of a Metro—Six Date Ideas across the City

Maitreyee Mhatre

6 March 2020

Whether it is for a first date or the hundredth, deciding upon the perfect place becomes the subject of a long, winded discussion. After all, there is always the possibility of the butterflies losing their way into your stomach if the place for your date isn’t just right. And when it comes to Mumbai, there are so many options that the confusion just keeps on increasing.

Never fear, we are here with our list of date ideas across curated spaces on the Mumbai Culture Map!

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