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Support education programmes connected with the exhibition titled ’Flemish Masterpieces from Antwerp: Exclusive Paintings from the 17th century" being held at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya from 28.11.2013 to 9.2.2014, with the support of the Port of Antwerp and the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp: Rs.10 lakh;

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), formerly known as Prince of Wales Museum, founded in 1912 is one of the premier art and history museum of India, creating awareness and sensitivity towards heritage for the purposes of education, study and enjoyment of the public.  

The CSMVS is organizing an exhibition titled ’Flemish Master Pieces from Antwerp: Exclusive Paintings from the 17th Century’. The Exhibition which is supported by the Port of Antwerp and Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp will be held at CSMVS from 28.11.2013 to 7.2.2014. The Exhibition will showcase for the first time in India 28 paintings from two museums in Antwerp including few of the famous Dutch artists such as Rubens and Van Dyck.  

The CSMVS has planned to organise educational programmes, particularly directed towards children of aided schools and economically weaker sections of the society, to explain the finer aspects of  flemish art. The Mumbai Port Trust has decided to sponsor the educational programme by contributing a sum of Rs.10 lakh.  The cheque of Rs.10 lakh was handed over by Shri Rajeev Gupta, Chairman, Shri Ravi Parmar, Dy. Chairman, in the presence of Shri S.R.Kulkarni and Dr. Shanti Patel, veteran labour leaders and Trustees on the Board of the Port of Mumbai, to the representatives of CSMVS on 8.10.2013.

Flemish Masterpieces from Antwerp : Events at a glance

Exhibition of Flemish Masterpieces Inaugurated

               




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