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The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) hosts the founder of the Museum of Art and Photography (MAP) on Behind Closed Doors virtual program

Aug 18 | Tue |


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The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) hosts the founder of the Museum of Art and Photography (MAP) on Behind Closed Doors virtual program

The Museum of Art and Design’s (MAD) Behind Closed Doors virtual series offers participants the unique opportunity to be given guided tours by renowned art collectors of their homes and personal art collections.

Abhishek Poddar, founder of Bangalore, India’s new Museum of Art and Photography (MAP) and notable collector of South Asian art will be joining Behind Closed Doors on Tuesday, August 18 at 3:00 pm (EST). Hear the stories behind his most treasured works, and learn about the artists on his radar and newest art projects. Take notes because you can ask questions during the LIVE Q&A!

Abhishek Poddar

Abhishek Poddar is a prominent collector and patron of the arts in India. He has been collecting art since high school and has created a significant collection of South Asian art, craft and antiquities, including modern and contemporary art and photography. He is the force behind the new Museum of Art & Photography (MAP), in Bengaluru, where he serves as a trustee and to which he has donated a substantial portion of the family’s art collection. Besides serving on various boards and committees in India, Poddar also serves on the advisory committees of the India-Europe Foundation for New Dialogues, headquartered in Rome and on the Lincoln Centre Global Advisory Council. He was named as one of Asia’s 2018 Heroes of Philanthropy by Forbes Magazine. Price: Free Link To Register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/6315877600353/WN_-YSgMqSFQL6plCXIViFo5w For more information visit: https://madmuseum.org/content/virtual-patrons-programs

Venue: Museum of Arts and Design

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