Museums of Bangalore: Indian Musical Experience

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Watch the video here:  https://youtu.be/xuSdTK4XeoI Overview: I thought Bangalore just had 2-3 museums which are well known until a few years ago, but a little research opened up my thoughts as I discovered several museums within the city. I have decided to visit all the museums in the city and document those.  The first one on the list is the Indian Musical Experience in JP Nagar 7th phase. This beautiful museum is dedicated to the evolution and science behind different forms of music from traditional to contemporary.  As we enter the museum, in the inner courtyard, we can see a sound garden, where we can learn about the sounds created from natural things like wood, stones, and metals. We can try our hand in generating music as well. This area is well enjoyed by both adults and children. We then get inside the museum and the experience starts from the 3rd floor, where we are shown a small animated movie with different types of sound created by nature. From there we enter an interacti

Visiting the 'Shilpa-Kashi': Shivarayapattana

Overview: Having a rich history dating back to the time of the Gangas from the 8th century, the quaint little village of Shivarayapattana in Kolar District is known as the 'Shilpa-Kashi' of Karnataka for the tradition of stone sculptors.

The entrance to the village itself greets us with families busy in carving figures of Gods, famous Personalities, Animals and other figureheads. It is believed that the village sculptors can create beautiful images with designs from the Gangas, Nolambas, Hoysalas and Cholas using Blackstone found near Vemagal. Most of the orders from these sculptors come from the temples which are to be built or need renovation. Other images which we saw were of Basavanna, Mahatma Gandhi, BR Ambedkar and many others.

Shivarayapattana
Shivarayapattana

Shivarayapattana
Shivarayapattana

Shivarayapattana



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