India & The World:A History in Nine Stories- CSMVS, Mumbai


Location: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sanghralaya, Mumbai

Status: Completed 2017

Area: 15000 SQ.FT

Services: Exhibition Designers

To celebrate 70 years of Indian independence, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai , The British Museum, London and the National Museum , New Delhi collaborated for the exhibition 'India and the World : A history in nine stories'. Somaya and Kalappa Consultants were the exhibition designers of this landmark exhibition. The theme of the exhibition is based on the visual narrative of a timeless journey. The design is based on metonymy museum design which primarily focuses on the visitor's experience of aesthetic enjoyment with a robust academic underpinning. The exhibition is divided into 9 sections. Each section has a unique narrative where the objects beauty and individuality are enhanced by the design.