How To Spend Your Time Immersed In Art In Mumbai This Month

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If there’s one way to spend the weekend, it is by walking down the pasta lanes of Colaba, friends in tow, soaking in all the creativity at play. Along with Mumbai Gallery Weekend, art is brimming across the bylanes. Whether your love for art ranges from curios to fanatic, we declare this is possibly the best use of your free time. Get into your walking shoes and make the best of the gorgeous weather in the city as you hop from gallery to gallery.

Chemould Prescott Road

Chemould Prescott Road, How to spend your weekend immersed in art in Mumbai this weekend, Atul Dodiya

Atul Dodiya’s show ‘Dr Kulkarni in Dr Banerjee’s Nursing Home and other paintings, 2020-2022’ at the gallery highlights the artists’ fascination with cinema blending the two worlds. The show marks 34 years since the artist showcased solo at the very same space.

Address: Queens Mansion, 3rd floor, G. Talwatkar Marg, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001

Chemould CoLab

How to spend your weekend immersed in art in Mumbai this weekend, Chemould CoLab, Rithika Pandey

Shining the spotlight on emerging talent is this space, an extension of Chemould Prescott Road. On display is Rithika Pandey’s first solo show ‘The Birth of Forgiveness’. Pandey’s spirited works toe the line between scientific, mythological, and personal musings.

Address: Queens Mansion, 3rd floor, G. Talwatkar Marg, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001

Æquō Contemporary Design Gallery Mumbai

How to spend your weekend immersed in art in Mumbai this weekend, Æquō Contemporary Design Gallery Mumbai

Tarini Jinal Handa’s newly opened space is showcasing ‘Handmade Tale’ an æquō x Boris Bucher collaboration. The show explores the ancient handicraft of bidri through the lens of Boris Bucher, a multidisciplinary artist, designer and artist.

Address: Devidas Mansion, Unit N° 11, 1st Floor, B K Boman Behram Marg, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001

Experimenter Colaba

How to spend your weekend immersed in art in Mumbai this weekend, Experimenter Colaba

Fine art photographer Soumya Shankar’s solo show ‘A Discreet Exit Through Darkness’ is on display for the Mumbai Art Gallery Weekend. Shankar’s haunting show traces the disappearance of his mother at the young age of 9 and captures how she remembers her life before and after the incident.

Address: 1st Floor, Sunny House, 16/18, B K Boman Behram Marg, Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001

Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke

How to spend your weekend immersed in art in Mumbai this weekend, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke

‘Seekrajan’ | CK Ranjan A Selected Retrospective’ looks back at the work of the painter who was a part of the highly politicized group the Radical Painters and Sculptors Association. This exhibition features different phases of the artist's body of works including the Mild-Terrors phase.

Address: Commerce House, 101, 1st Floor, SS Ram Gulam Marg, Ballard Estate, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001

St+Art India

How to spend your weekend immersed in art in Mumbai this weekend, St+Art India

Take a break from gallery hopping and head to Sassoon Docks for a refreshing, unsanitized experience of Colaba. The second iteration of the Urban Art Festival features a series of local and global artists whose works question the impact of human consumption of nature’s resources with a particular focus on marine life. A part of the show highlights the overuse of plastic with an installation at Evelyn House.

Address: Azad Nagar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400005

Lovebirds

How to spend your weekend immersed in art in Mumbai this weekend, Lovebirds

At the intersection of art and fashion is the launch of Bharat Sikka’s book ‘Waiting for Midnight’ at the Lovebirds store in the Wesley Church compound. Sikka’s book is a culmination of 15 years of photographs of the Goan village Salvodor du Mundo.

Address: 62, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, Colaba Causeway, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001

Art Musings

How to spend your weekend immersed in art in Mumbai this weekend, Art Musings

Jayasri Burman’s solo show Dhārā explores the multiplicity that is to be the feminine through folk-inspired techniques of Patachitra and Kalighat paintings. The art works are interspersed with select poetry that is evocative of the works.

Address: 1 Admiralty Building, Thomas Cross Ln, opp. to The Mehta International Eye Hospital, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400005

IF.BE

How to spend your weekend immersed in art in Mumbai this weekend, IF.BE

In an ice factory converted into gallery space, IF.BE’s Young Collector’s weekend features works by 14 emerging talents. The show starts with a selected work from fine arts photographer Hashim Badani’s series ‘Making up Manto’.

Address: 10-12, Calicut Rd, Ballard Estate, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001