For this special edition of Sarmaya Talks, our founder Paul Abraham was in conversation with two of the three authors of A New History of India – From Its Origins To The Twenty-First Century, Prof. Rudrangshu Mukherjee and conservationist Toby Sinclair. Art historian Dr Shobita Punja lent her brilliant insights to A New History…:… Read more »
Sarmaya Founder Paul Abraham and Brand Custodian Pavitra Rajaram acquire objects to continually enrich our museum’s collection. In this Guide, they share some great advice with young collectors on how to engage meaningfully with the art and culture of India
In this friendly, freewheeling conversation, Sarmaya founder Paul Abraham talks to family business historian Sonu Bhasin about his personal journey starting Sarmaya.
Sarmaya founder Paul Abraham talks about his love for Tholu Bommalaata and why we must protect this precious art form and the people and history it represents
Listen in as Paul Abraham brings to vivid life the political events that went on behind the scenes of the Anglo-Mysore wars with the help of a rare book from the Sarmaya archive
Banker by profession and numismatist by passion, Paul maps the expanse of the Mughal empire and the breadth of its ambition through its coinage
This is a short film in tribute to the memory of PT Abraham, our founder Paul’s father and the inspiration behind Sarmaya. Years ago, he gifted his son a bottle of 10 coins from the erstwhile south Indian kingdom of Travancore. This started Paul off on a journey of studying history and collecting precious relics… Read more »
A special edition of Saturdays at Sarmaya with INTACH Mumbai saw founder Paul Abraham take our guests on a short journey through our collection on 6 October, 2018. Highlights of the walkthrough included: iconic 19th-century photographs by Felice Beato and Samuel Bourne, a sprawling Phad painting from Bhilwara, vibrant Gond art from Patangarh, two stunning Mata-Ni-Pachedi canvases from Ahmedabad and luminous Tholu Bommalaata puppets from Dharmavaram.… Read more »