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Smt. Madhuri Desai Gallery

It exhibits a wide ranging variety of sculptures narrating the artistic fervour of different styles existing in Indian heritage. The exhibit consists of artifacts from different parts of the Indian subcontinent as well from Nepal and Tibet.

Muni Punyavijayji Gallery

Gujarati Jaina style paintings are the highlight of this gallery. The collection was assembled by Muniji during 1940s which consists of palm leaf manuscripts, the earliest painted paper manuscript of the Shantinath Charitra dated V.S. 1453 (i.e.1396 A.D.) which is also recognized as a global treasure by UNESCO, many rare cosmological diagrams, Jaina-Sidhdha chakra yantra and other such distinctive artifacts.

Priyakant T. Munshaw Gallery of coinage

The gallery consists of a representative collection of historical phases of coinage of India. The collection includes the earliest punched-marked coins called bentbar (c.600 B.C.), Akbar's Din-i-Ilahi coin, Jahangir's Zodiac series in silver, Adil Shah's Larin (dated 1668 A.D.) and contemporary currency.

Shri Arvindbhai Collection

Among the noteworthy objects on display from the Shri Arvindbhai Collection, are a flamboyant Chola style Nataraja (11th century A.D.) and an exuberant Nepali/ Tibetan bronze Mandala (18th century A.D.), both are displayed on the ground Floor in Madhuri D. Desai Gallery, while an elaborately decorated Chinese/ Japanese style cupboard in wood, one can view on the First Floor in Muni Punyavijayaji Gallery. This gift has widened the scope of the various collections to grow into a Museum of Asian Art in the Gujarat region.

Kasturbhai Lalbhai Collection

A collection of exquisite Indian Miniature paintings crafted between 17th to 19th century is showcased at our museum. This collection depicts various interesting miniature paintings of Ramayana, Court scenes, Portraits etc. The main objective to display this century old collection is to understand and appreciate the technical and artistic aspects of miniature painting.

Gopi-Anand Beadwork Collection

The beadwork art is mainly practiced in Saurashtra and Kutch region. In past, this art was a speciality for household decoration and marriage ceremonies. It is thus an embodiment of culture and history together. A whole section is devoted to this collection.

Leelavati Lalbhai Woodart Collection

We have a wide range of wood craft collection at The L.D. Museum known as Lilavati Lalbhai wood Work collection. The display includes relief panels of Tirthankaras, 14 Dream, Ashtamangala and other symbolic forms, carved pillars and decorative panels.

Pahari School Ramayana Drawings

Pahari School Ramayana Drawings of Ayodhya Kanda is the latest inclusion in Gallery Section. Open to public since in 2016, the collection consists of almost 62 folios depicting various episodes from the great epic 'Ramayana'. This group of drawings have been sorted out from a historic collection of Indian art objects which was initially put together in Kolkata during the early 20th century by the leaders of the Revivalist and Modern movements spearheaded by the great painters Abanindranath and Gagnendranath Tagore.

Online Exhibition

As part of widespread efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus, Museums across the globe have announced temporary closures. But here we found way to introduce virtual exhibition and bring museum to devices your hand.

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