Poornima Sardana

Poornima Sardana is an independent museum consultant based in New Delhi. She designs museum strategy for education, development & community engagement. She develops and facilitates programs that focus on building people’s relationship with museums & each other. She is currently researching and experimenting on museums’ contribution to society’s well-being, to cultures of care, through her research initiative Museums Of Hope, and has co-founded Museums Mazzedaar Collective with Dr. Anaja Joshi.

Museums that Care

by: Poornima Sardana

I am an anomaly in my communities in India for I feel at home in museums. As far as I know, most people don’t. I used to wonder, why? I thus became a museum professional. After some years of experiments in this space, I haven’t come across astonishing findings, rather I have realized that the Museums that Care