Museum of Goa

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Museum of Goa
IndustryContemporary art gallery
FoundedNovember 2015
FounderSubodh Kerkar[1]
HeadquartersPilerne 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.[1] At 1500 square feet (140 m2)[1][2] or 1500 m2, it is India's largest private art space.[3][dubious ] It was founded by Goan artist Subodh Kerkar.[1]

The gallery encourages experimental exhibit ideas.[4][clarification needed]


The three-storey gallery building was designed by Dean D'Cruz, and was completed in 2015 on the site of Kerkar's former studio.[1][2] A sculpture garden at the site is present.[4] Mog, the acronym for the museum, and a Konkani word, translates to "love".[5]

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.[2] Invitations to visit MOG were mailed to schools and colleges in the city.[4]

Dutch artist Karin van der Molen's work "Mind Bubbles" was shown at MOG.[6][7]


  1. ^ a b c d e Ray, 2015
  2. ^ a b c Pundir, 2015
  3. ^ Goa streets, 2015
  4. ^ a b c Mukherji, 2015
  5. ^ The Times of India, 2015
  6. ^ The Navhind Times, 2016
  7. ^ Das, 2015


  • Das, Arti (26 November 2015). "Valued the world over forgotten at home Goa's most prized bardezkars". the Hindu.
  • Goa streets (6 November 2015). "Largest private art space in India opens in Goa". Goa streets. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  • Mukherji, Ashanti (2015). "Museum of Goa a maverick in the making". India Contemporary Art Journal. kalavidhkar. 15: 31–33.
  • Pundir, Pallavi (30 September 2015). "Waves of Art". The Indian Express. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  • The Times of India. "Museum of Goa: Celebration of Love". The Times of India. Retrieved 2015-12-28.
  • Ray, Kunal (October 15, 2015). "Artist Subodh Kerkar 's Museum of Goa aims to provide a cultural experience for the Goans". The Hindu. Retrieved January 7, 2016.
  • The Navhind Times (January 20, 2016). "A mélange of art and nature". The Navhind Times. Retrieved January 25, 2016.

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