Based in Delhi, Joyoti has served as Head of Outreach for the National Museum and now works for the CSMVS, Museum, Mumbai where she will shortly be heading their Marketing and Branding Department.
She is committed to making museums and the built heritage more accessible, changing perceptions of museums as “a library of objects” to “a rich and relevant cultural experience”. She previously worked as Projects Manager for the National Culture Fund at the Ministry of Culture, including designing a Leadership training programme for museum professionals in collaboration with the British Museum. Prior to that she was Chief Archivist and Exhibitions Manager for the Alkazi Foundation for the Arts, and Senior Conservator and Research Coordinator for the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, working in Nainital, Ladakh and Punjab. After training in Art Conservation, she undertook a short internship at Tate to study conservation of acrylic paintings. Joyoti is also a performer, and has performed with amateur theatre companies in over 20 cities in India
Fellowship: Chevening International Fellowship
Role When Applying: Head of the Marketing and Branding Department at the CSMVS Museum in Mumbai
The Future of Co-curation and Participatory Methodologies in Museums