A craft market, art exhibitions, and other things to enjoy this weekend


DELICACIES

Ladurée, the luxury bakery, has introduced baskets, curated by experts, to celebrate the holiday season. The collection includes a pink Napoleon gift box including macaroons, tea bread, an assortment of marten cookies and a box of meringue; a green variant with, among others, a lemon cake and a pistachio meringue tin; and a gift box of golden and silver macaroons.

Available at 17, Khan Market, Delhi. Price from ??9,999-11,000

Appreciation kits are perfect for an intimate and socially distant evening.


HOME COCKTAILS

Kick off the holiday season with unique gin and whiskey appreciation kits from Svami Drinks. These are accompanied by a selection of tonic waters, tasting wheels and pairing guides. Kits also include four new scents of cinnamon and rosemary garnish. Items are delivered in a BYOB box, perfect for an intimate and socially distant evening.

Available on www.svamidrinks.com, pan-Indian shipping

The Mudita Makers Market is held at the Bangalore International Center.

The Mudita Makers Market is held at the Bangalore International Center.


ARTISANS MARKET

The pandemic has hit the handicrafts sector hard, with physical exhibitions suspended and large-scale order cancellations. Mudita’s inaugural and ongoing manufacturers market at Bangalore International Center (BIC) hopes to offer some support. It is organized in conjunction with the volunteer-led movement Creative Dignity.

BIC, Bangalore, until October 23, 10 am-7pm

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IMAGINED WORLDS

What is real and what is fiction? What is physical, what is metaphorical? These are such questions that a new show, Dream landscapes, seeks to answer. Hosted by Tao Art Gallery, it features works by Argentinian artist Julia Romano, finalist for the Arte Laguna 20.21 Prize, and Meghna Patpatia, based in Mumbai. Both combine existing elements with surreal aspects of mythology and anthropology.

Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai, until November 25, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily

'Untitled', anonymous.

‘Untitled’, anonymous.
(Courtesy of DAG)


THE BLUE COLOR

DAG presents an exhibit that explores the nuances of the color blue, which seems to be woven into the very fabric of the country – from the costume of BR Ambedkar to the shades of Koh-i-noor, the goddess Kali and peacock feathers – and the fourth color of the Indian flag. Title Indian blue: from realism to abstraction, the show unveils a range of practices for examining the history of color in India and around the world.

The Claridges, Delhi, until December 1, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily

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