Museum of Goa
|Industry||Contemporary art gallery|
|Headquarters||Pilerne Industrial Estate, near Calangute, Goa, India|
The Museum of Goa (MOG), is a privately owned contemporary art gallery in Pilerne Industrial Estate, near CalanguteGinoa, India. It has no permanent collection. At 1500 square feet (140 m2) or 1500 m2, it is India's largest private art space.[dubious ] It was founded by Goan artist Subodh Kerkar.
The three-storey gallery building was designed by Dean D'Cruz, and was completed in 2015 on the site of Kerkar's former studio. A sculpture garden at the site is present. Mog, the acronym for the museum, and a Konkani word, translates to "love".
The gallery opened on 6 November 2015 with an exhibition entitled 'Gopalapatanam', of work by 20 Indian artists – including Kerkar – on the topic of Goan history. Invitations to visit MOG were mailed to schools and colleges in the city.
- Ray, 2015
- Pundir, 2015
- Goa streets, 2015
- Mukherji, 2015
- The Times of India, 2015
- The Navhind Times, 2016
- Das, 2015
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