TAPI

EXHIBITIONS

Through its exhibitions, the TAPI Collection enables people to explore, enjoy, and engage with the world of Indian art and textiles.

Works from the TAPI collection have been exhibited at museums in India such as the CSMVS (Mumbai), National Museum (New Delhi), and KL Museum (Ahmedabad) as well as global institutions like the Art Institute of Chicago, the V & A and Tate Modern (London) and the Museo Reina Sofia (Madrid) among others.

ON VIEW

INDIA IN FASHION

The Impact of Indian Dress and Textiles on the Fashionable Imagination

VENUE

Pavilion I, Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre
https://nmacc.com/costume-arts/india-in-fashion

DATE

April 3, 2023 to June 4, 2023

TIME

10.15 am to 6.00 pm
All days of the week

‘India in Fashion’ explores the layered impact that traditional Indian dress, textiles and craft have had on the international fashion sensibility since the 18th century. Don’t miss the TAPI Collection’s 18th century Indian chintz costumes and palampores, and unique ‘Cashmere shawl’ from London’s Great Exhibition of 1851

FEB
2023

‘When Indian Flowers Bloomed
in Distant Lands

Masterworks of Trade Textiles  1250-1850 in the TAPI Collection

February 3 to March 15, 2023

FEB
2022

‘CHITRASUTRA’-Colour of Three Generation (Modern Art Paintings of Vasudev Smart)

The Rotary Art Fest 2022
Dilip Paresh Rotary Hall, Surat

6 February – 13 February 2022

FEB
2020

INDIGENOUS ART EDUCATORS – TAPI UTSAV 2020 (Modern Art Paintings of Vasudev Smart)

Science Center, Surat

26 February – 1 March 2020

NOV
2019

WALKING THROUGH SOUL CITY, SUDHIR PATWARDHAN: A RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION

Science Center, Surat

29 November 2019 – 12 February 2020

FEB
2019

BALUCHARS: THE WOVEN NARRATIVE SILKS OF BENGAL

National Museum, New Delhi

 

8 February 2019 – 20 March 2019

DEC
2018

INDIAN LIFE & PEOPLE IN THE 19TH CENTURY: COMPANY PAINTINGS FROM THE TAPI & CSMVS COLLECTIONS

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), Mumbai


7 December 2018 -17 February 2019

NOV
2018

National Museum, New Delhi


March 2018 – 30 June 2018

DEC
2017

SAHIB, BIBI, NAWAB: BALUCHAR SILKS OF BENGAL 1750-1900

Kasturbhai Lalbhai (KL) Museum, Ahmedabad

20 December, 2017 – 14 February, 2018

DEC
2017

SUB-PLOTS: LAUGHING IN THE VERNACULAR

National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai

 

8 December 2017 – 14 January 2018

NOV
2017

INDIA AND THE WORLD: A HISTORY IN NINE STORIES

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), Mumbai

 

10 November 2017 – 18 February 2018

NOV
2016

BALUCHARI IN BENGAL AND BEYOND

 

Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata (Weavers Studio Resource Center)

18 November – 4 December 2016 

NOV
2016

Deutsche Bank KunstHalle 

 

Berlin

18 November, 2016 – 5 March, 2017

NOV
2017

BHUPEN KHAKHAR: YOU CAN’T PLEASE ALL

Tate Modern, London

10 November 2017 – 18 February 2018 

FEB
2016

‘TAPI UTSAV’

 

by Karishma Shah, Science Centre, Surat

26 Feb 2016 -1 March 2016                                               

OCT
2015

 THE FABRIC OF INDIA

 

Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), London

3 October 2015 -10 January 2016                 

SEP
2015

GATES OF THE LORD: THE TRADITION OF KRISHNA PAINTINGS  

 

The Art Institute of Chicago

13 September 2015 – 3 January 2016 

DEC
2014

SAHIB, BIBI, NAWAB: BALUCHAR SILKS OF BENGAL 1750-1900       

 

Chhatrapati Shivaji Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), Mumbai

11 December 2014 – 15 February 2015 

DEC
2013

ACROSS OCEANS & FLOWING SILKS FROM CANTON TO BOMBAY 18th – 20th CENTURIES & NO PARSI IS AN ISLAND   

National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai

 26 December 2013 – 28 January 2014

JULY
2012

TAPI COLLECTION IN KYOTO GION MATSURI (Japanese chintz)

Kyoto Seikatsu Kogeikan-Memeisha, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto

 17 – 18 July, 2012 

DEC
2011

STRANDS OF JOY: FOLK EMBROIDERIES OF INDIA (LAAL, PEELO ANE VAADALI: BHARAT NU RANGEEN LOKBHARAT)   


Garden Gallery of Textile and Art, Surat

14 December 2011 – 3 May 2012

NOV
2011

HOW AM I?  Modern Art Exhibition 

Kastrupgård Collection, Denmark


23 November 2011 – 11 May 2012     

JAN
2011

LAUGH LINES: HUMOUR, WIT & SATIRE (Modern Art Paintings)

 

Threshold Art Gallery, New Delhi

19 January – 19 February 2011  

SEP
2010

POWER CLOTHS OF THE COMMONWEALTH

 

National Crafts Museum & Hastkala Academy (in partnership with RMIT Gallery, Melbourne), New Delhi

26 September – 20 October 2010 

SEP
2010

FIBER TO FASHION 2010

 

The Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Surat

23 – 27 September 2010   

SEP
2010

Garden Gallery of Textile & Art, Surat,

 

5 February – 30 April 2010  

DEC
2009

THE 6TH ASIA PACIFIC TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART (APT6)

 

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

5 December 2009 – 5 April 2010 

JAN
2009

Gujarat Textiles Exhibition

Garden Gallery of Textile & Art, Surat in


January 2009 

MAR
2008

Garden Gallery of Textile & Art, Surat, 17 March – 20 April 2008


17 March – 20 April 2008

FEB
2008

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), Mumbai; 8 February -2 March 2008


8 February -2 March 2008

JAN
2009

IN ADORATION OF KRISHNA: PICHHWAIS OF SHRINATHJI

 

National Museum, New Delhi; 8 December 2007 – 20 January 2008

January 2009    

NOV
2005

MASTERS OF THE CLOTH: INDIAN TEXTILES TRADED TO DISTANT SHORES

National Museum, New Delhi10

November 2005 -15 January 2006

MAR
2005

REMEMBERING BHUPEN – An Exhibition of Oils and Watercolors of Bhupen Khakhar    

 

Garden Art Gallery Mumbai from

11th to 19th March 2005 

FEB
2004

THE DO RUKHA SHAWL: KASHMIR’S REVERSIBLE MARVEL

 

Coomaraswamy Hall, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), Mumbai

 7 – 15 February 2004

 

JAN
2004

Inaugural Ceremony of Garden Art Gallery by M.F.Hussain.
  

Surat,

January 2004 

NOV
2003

BHUPEN KHAKHAR: A RETROSPECTIV

National Modern Art Gallery (NGMA), Mumbai


 4 – 26 November, 2003

 

OCT
2003

DECORATIVE, CEREMONIAL & HEIRLOOM TEXTILES: INDIAN TEXTILES TO THE EAST AND WEST FROM THE TAPI COLLECTION

 

Birla Academy of Art & Culture (SUTRA), Kolkata

12 – 26 October 2003 

 

SEP
2003

TRADE, TEMPLE, & COURT: INDIAN TEXTILES FROM THE TAPI COLLECTION

 

The British Council, Mumbai

 3 September 2003

 

JUN
2002

BHUPEN KHAKHAR

Museo Nacional Centro-De Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid

 6 June – 16 September, 2002;

 

We have been EXHIBITING ACROSS CITIES AND CONTINENTS to create awareness of India’s textile and art heritage by sharing our stories, fostering conversations, and connecting audiences across the globe.

Places we’ve been

India:
Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Surat, Kolkata

International:
Chicago, London, Berlin, Copenhagen, Madrid, Kyoto, Brisbane