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Indian Music Experience – India’s First Experiential Music Museum

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More information has been revealed about the highly anticipated launch of Bangalore's Centre for Indian Music Experience (IME). The first of its kind in India, the Bangalore-based institution is unmatched as an arts initiative. It's an experiential music gallery dedicated to exploring India's cultural nuances through its music.

The aim of the centre is simple: to educate audiences, especially young people, about India’s rich musical diversity. An interactive space, "IME aims to encourage a rediscovery of various genres of Indian music, from the traditional to the contemporary, to create a deeper bond with music.”

Expect 8 thematic spaces which include an instruments gallery with over 200 items, performance venues, learning spaces and several computer-based interactive installations that allow the visitor to experience the process of music-making.

In addition to being a museum, the centre aims to be at the forefront of delivering curriculum-based music education with the development of music teaching aids for both private and government schools.

Housed in a 50,000 sq ft building, the IME museum will be located on a 2-acre property with a 500-person capacity venue adjacent to it.

Get more information from their official website here.
 

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13 February 2017

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