MoU signed for exhibition of “Silver Treasures from Denmark and India” in the year 2023

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“Silver Treasures from Denmark and India”

An MoU was signed between the National Museum, New Delhi and the Danish Museum Kolding for the exhibition “Silver Treasures from Denmark and India” on 17th November, 2022 in New Delhi.

Important facts

  • The exhibition will showcase the finest collection of silver from Museum Kolding and National Museum in New Delhi in March 2023.

  • The collaboration and exhibition is under the recently agreed Cultural Exchange Program between India and Denmark for the years 2022 to 2026.

  • The exhibition "Silver Treasures from Denmark and India" focuses on Danish and Indian silver artefacts, where both the museums will showcase the best silver items from their collections.

  • A total of 200 best displayed items will be selected in the exhibition.

  • For the first time, visitors to the National Museum will be able to see the parallel traditions of Indian and Danish silverware.

Major Museums of India

  • National Museum, New Delhi

  • National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru

  • Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata

  • Asiatic Society, Kolkata

  • National Museum of Natural History, New Delhi

About Denmark

  • Denmark is a country in northern Europe. It is made up of the Jutland Peninsula and more than 400 islands in the North Sea.

  • Prime Minister: Mette Frederiksen

  • Capital: Copenhagen

  • Currency: Danish krone

  • Danish Monarch: Queen Margrethe II

  • Official Language: Danish

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