For 15 years, Poulomi has been involved in the Arts,
Culture and Heritage sectors as a Curator, Interpretation and Education
Planner, Research and Collections Management Consultant for 15 years.
Poulomi has twice been the Fellow of the Nehru Trust
for Indian Collections at the Victoria & Albert Museum and Charles Wallace
India Trust. Her recent work involved research into the provisions and features
for the Disabled at the British Museum, London.
She has consulted the new Bihar Museum, the only
Indian Museum with an exclusive gallery for children, and the Buddha Smriti
Park Museum, that interprets the story of the life of Lord Buddha at Patna,
Poulomi was part of the team that designed the first
Monetary Museum for the Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai, created master plans for
the modernisation of the Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata, National Museum, New
Delhi, and Swaraj Bhawan, Allahabad.
She has also been a Senior Assistant Curator, Dr Bhau
Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, Mumbai ---- first Museum in India with a
Poulomi was an International Visitor Leadership Programme
Fellow (IVLP) with the Department of State, Bureau of Educational &
Cultural Affairs, USA.
|Dr Asok Kumar Das|
over 40 years of expertise as a Museum professional, Dr Das has been a Deputy
Keeper, Indian Museum, Kolkata and Director, Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II
Museum, Jaipur and consultant to various Museums in India and the world.
recipient of the Fredrick Richter award for his Ph.d on Mughal Painting
during Jahangir's Time by the University of London, 1967, he has been a
Jawaharlal Nehru Fellow and Satyajit Ray Chair, VisvaBharati University,
Santiniketan. He has also been a Visiting Professor at School of Arts &
Aesthetics, JNU, New Delhi, and Visiting Fellow, V&A, London, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, the Getty
Institute, Los Angeles, and Andrew Mellon Fellow, Metropolitan Museum, New
National Fellow of Culture, attached to the Indian Museum, Kolkata, and Andrew
W Mellon Fellow, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Dr Asok Kumar Das was
formerly the Director of the City Palace Museum, Jaipur, and Satyajit Ray
Chair, Visva----Bharati University, Santiniketan.
Indology, Museology and Law from the University of Calcutta completed his Ph.D
from the University of London.
His areas of
interest and work encompass the entire field of art, culture, tourism, museum
and heritage management of our country, on which he has worked, taught,
lectured and published extensively. He has travelled extensively within the
country and in Europe, USA, Middle East in connection with his research,
academic and consultancy work.
books include: Wonders of Nature, Ustad
Mansur at the Mughal Court, Razmnana: the Book of War, Splendour of Mughal
Painting, Dawn of Mughal Painting.