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Government Of Assam Department of Cultural Affairs Directorate of Museum

Events and Exhibitions

The Directorate of Museums, Assam is always striving to do meaningful collaborative events with various organisations and individuals and accordingly took up various events and exhibition as follows-


 The Directorate of Museums hosted an art exhibition and documentary screening of 6 Italian artists at Assam State Museum, Guwahati from 7th to 15th March, 2017. The theme of the exhibition was "Good Horn, Good Brakes, Good Luck II". And presents the following works-

  1. Bhujia, a series of embroidery textiles by Giuseppe Abate that he started during the residency between January and March 2016.
  2. Photographic seriesby Riccardo Banfi, I found myself in Guwahati, a visual diary of his experience during the residency in 2015.
  3. Video installation and documentation ofEmilio Salgari and the Tiger, a project realized between 2013 and 2016 by Alessandra Messali.
  4. A documentaryShatalol, a video installation that is the first result of research undertaken from 2015 to the present by duo Matteo Stocco and Matteo Primiterra.
  5. The Guwahati Bamboo Walkway, Maquette anon-going intervention that is a continuing part of this residency by Paolo Rosso and William West.

It is a novel method with multi-disciplinary approach; the works are truly an avant-garde which addresses diverse issue of culture, economy, industry, tourism, landscape and environment.

Workshop on Conservation

The Directorate of Museums, Cultural Affairs Department, Govt. of Assam in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA), Govt. of India, New Delhi and supported by ICCROM (International Centre for the study of conservation and restoration of Cultural Property) had launched the RE-ORG Assam on 29th February, 2016 at 12 noon by Sri V.B. Pyarelal, IAS, Addl. Chief Secretary, Panchayat & Rural Development, Govt. of Assam as its Chief Guest and Sri Preetom Saikia, IAS, Commissioner & Secretary to the Govt. of Assam, Cultural Affairs Department presided over the inaugural function. The workshop continued up to 11th March, 2016 and was a cumulative joint effort of IGNCA, New Delhi and Cultural Affairs Department, Govt. of Assam under the guidance of Sri Preetom Saikia, Commissioner & Secretary. The key resource persons were Mr Gael De Guichen, Advisor to the Director General, ICCROM, Ms Laura Tapini from Greece, Ms Sakura Tohma from Japan and Mr Achal Pandya, Head (Conservation) IGNCA and 15 professionals in the field of Museum, Archaeology, Archives and representative of Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra participated.