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Bangalore’s first “Digital art museum”, the New Public Museum, opened its doors for public viewing on the 18th of February, 2023. 

Situated in the heart of Bengaluru, it bridges the gap between old and new forms of art with the latest being the NFT or also known as Non-Fungible Tokens which exists on the blockchain.  

Currently the museum is led by Kamini Sawhney, it aims to showcase varied mediums of art and make it more accessible to both the artists and the public. The NFT, which is entirely digital in nature,yet to be accepted as a mainstream art form, shall now be presented in greater quantity. 

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The structure has been designed by Soumitro Ghosh and Nisha Mathews who are leading architects of Bangalore based Mathew and Ghosh. It sprawls over 4400 sq ft and has 5 stories.

 It has about five art galleries, a 130 seat auditorium, a museum shop, an art and research library, a specialised research and conservation facility, an education centre, and a still-in-the-works rooftop restaurant.

photo © Iwan Baan

The museum is located at 22, Kasturba Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, and is a  must visit for any design enthusiast looking for next big inspiration.

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