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Guided Tours

Visitor Registration for Guided Tour

Daily at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Special Guided Tours in Hindi, English and French by Dr. Seema Bhalla, art historian. For details go to Museum Services

Sound and Light Show on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (except on gazetted holidays) Summer Timings: 7:30 P.M. - 8:15 P.M. Winter Timings: 6:30 P.M. - 7:15 P.M.

Curatorial and ministerial set-up of the institution

Ms. Kriti Garg, IAS:  Director 

  • Curatorial and ministerial head of the Institution
  • Incharge of digital documentation cell and outreach programmes of the museum
    (art and cultural activities related to senior citizens and physically and  mentally challenged children)

(A) Curatorial Section :

Seema Gera : Deputy Curator
  • Incharge of antiquities
    (Indian miniature paintings, textiles, coins ) and the Government Museum and Art Gallery wing
Megha Kulkarni : Curatorial Assistant-I
  • Incharge of contemporary works of art
    (paintings, graphics, drawings, sculptures and photographs)
P.C. Sharma : Guide Lecturer
  • Incharge of Dinosaurs of India, Evolution of Man, Geological, Palaeontological, Archaeological objects and the Natural History Museum wing
D.K. Ghavri : Chemist
  • Incharge of conservation laboratory
Sangeeta Sharma : Librarian
  • Incharge of the Reference Library
S.M. Dhami : Photographer
  • Incharge of the Photo Section

(B) Ministerial Section :

Vijay Kumar : Superintendent
  • Incharge of the ministerial section
 
 

Committees of the Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh, India

Members of the Museum Advisory Committee

  • Chairman
    Adviser to the Administrator
    Chandigarh Administration
     

  • Home Secretary cum Secretary Culture
    Chandigarh Administration
     

  • Finance Secretary
    Chandigarh Administration
     

  • Chief Engineer
    Chandigarh Administration
     

  • Chief Architect
    Chandigarh Administration
     

  • Director General
    National Museum
    Janpath
    New Delhi
     

  • Director
    Government Museum and Art Gallery
    Chandigarh
     

  • Dr. Jyotendra Jain
    Member Secretary
    Indira Gandhi Center for Arts
    New Delhi
     

  • Dr. DC Bhattacharyya
    Former Professor, Panjab University
    Chandigarh
     

  • Dr. Seema Bhalla
    Art Conservator
    INTACH New Delhi
     

  • Dr. Rashmi Sudha Puri
    Conservation Architect
    408/409, Qutab Green Appts 1604/B
    Ward No 7, Mehrauli
    New Delhi
     

  • Sh. Sanjay Dhar
    H.No. 717, Sector 8B
    Chandigarh
     

  • Shri SD Sharma
    Architect
    Chandīgarh
     

  • Ms. Gurmeet Rai
    H.No. 5863, Modern Housing Complex-III, Manimajra
    Chandigarh
     

  • Dr. BN Goswamy
    Art Historian and Professor Emeritus
    Panjab University
    Chandigarh
     

  • Deputy Curator
    Govt. Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh
  •  
  • Smt. Zoya Raikhy Sharma
    H.No. 1517, Sector 18B
    Chandigarh

Members of the Art Acquistion Committee for Antiquities

  • Chairperson
    Director
    Goverment Museum and Art Gallery
    Chandigarh
     

  • Director
    National Museum
    Janpath
    New Delhi
     

  • Dr. A.D. Alhuwalia
    # 1501, Sector 49B
    Chandigarh
     

  • Dr. BN Goswamy
    Art Historian and Professor Emeritus
    Chandigarh
     

  • Mr. N.P.S Randhawa
    # 1057, Sector 71
    Mohali
     

  • Ms. Usha Bhatia
    Consultant, Harmany Art Foundation
    Walchan Hirachand Marg, Bullard Estate, Mumbai-40001

    Members of the Art Acquistion Committee for Contemporary/Modern Art

  • Chairperson
    Director
    Goverment Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh
     

  • Mr. Paramjit Singh
    A 38, Nizamuddin East
    New Delhi
     

  • Mr. Krishen Khanna, A-48/11A, DLF Phase-I
    Gurgaon
     

  • Mr. Diwan Manna
    House No 2173, Sector 15C
    Chandigarh

  •    
  • Mr. Sudarshan Shetty
    B-1805, Vanamali WT, Patel Marg, Chembur
    Mumbai
     

  • Dr. Tasneem Mehta
    Director and Managing Trustee, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad
    Mumbai City Museum
    Mumbai

Members of the Book Selection Committee  

  • Dr. B.N. Goswamy (Chairman of the Book Selection Committee)
    Art Historian and Former Professor,
    Dept. of Fine Arts, Panjab University, Chandigarh
    H.No. 171
    Sector 19-A
    Chandigarh
  • Dr. D.C. Bhattacharyya
    Art Historian and Former Professor,
    Dept. of Fine Arts, Panjab University, Chandigarh
    H. No. 2737
    Sector 37-C
    Chandigarh
  • Principal
    Government College of Art
    Sector 10-C
    Chandigarh
  • Principal
    College of Architecture
    Sector 12
    Chandigarh
  • Ms. Kriti Garg, IAS
    Member Secretary
    Director
    Government Museum and Art Gallery
    Sector 10-C
    Chandigarh

Appellate Authority : Ms. Kriti Garg, IAS, Director, Government Museum and Art Gallery , Sector 10-C, Chandigarh
Phone and fax: +91-172-2740261

Central Public Information Officer : Sh. D.K. Ghavri, Chemist, Government Museum and Art Gallery , Sector 10-C, Chandigarh
Phone: +91-172-2740103


Staff of the Museum: The Museum is under the direct control of the Chandigarh Administration, which also gives the financial support to it. At the head of the Museum Administration is the Director, Ms. Kriti Garg, IAS  . Vijay Kumar, Suprintendent looks after the ministerial section. Ms. Seema Gera, Deputy Curator is incharge of Govt. Museum and Art Gallery followed by Megha Kulkarni,Curatorial Assistant. The librarian of the Museum is Mrs. Sangeeta Sharma, incharge of the conservation laboratory is Mr. Devinder Kumar Ghavri and Mr. Surinder Mohan Dhami looks after the photo section. Mr. P. C. Sharma, Guide Lecturer is the incharge of the Natural History Museum, International Dolls Museum, Sector 23, Chandigarh. In addition the Museum has sufficient number of supporting and security staff. For further information  contact
The Director
Government Museum and Art Gallery,
Sector 10-C, Chandigarh 160 011,
India
Telefax : +91-172-2742010
Telephone: +91-172-2740261
e-mail : museum@chd.nic.in