Bengaluru in May is nothing less than happening, with events filled in throughout the month. Spend your time this month tasting some fabulous dishes at several places. And many more such events are being listed out. Check out the events and grab your travel socks to roam around the city!

Upcoming events at Museum of Art & Photography (MAP)

Act at MAP

Step into a world of creativity and imagination at the Summer Camp – Act at MAP. Designed for budding thespians aged 10 to 14, this immersive five-day experience offers a unique blend of exploration, and performance against the MAP backdrop. This workshop isn’t just about learning lines and striking poses; it’s a journey of self-discovery and artistic expression. Guided by Lekha Naidu, a Bangalore-based theatre practitioner, participants will delve into the depths of our museum, drawing inspiration from the art and artefacts. Through engaging activities and group interactions, they’ll hone critical thinking, imagination, and emotional intelligence while fostering teamwork and communication skills.

When: May 6, 2024 – May 10, 2024
Time : 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: MAP Bengaluru, HDFC Learning Centre, Lower Ground Floor

Mini Mobile Movies 

Experience the magic of filmmaking at summer at MAP – Mini Mobile Movies! Delve into a transformative six-day journey where participants uncover the intricacies of storytelling and cinematic creation. Through hands-on exercises and genre exploration, budding filmmakers collaborate with fellow enthusiasts to breathe life into their creative visions. No fancy equipment is required—just bring your enthusiasm and a mobile phone, and Ridah Zaman, a Bangalore-based filmmaker, will guide you through the rest. From brainstorming ideas to capturing scenes and editing footage, you’ll gain practical skills and insights into the art of filmmaking. Some points to note: This is part of MAP’s Summer at MAP programme. Both are paid activities that are priced at INR 1000 per participant, per programme.

When: May 13, 2024 – May 18, 2024
Time: 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Where: MAP Bengaluru, HDFC Learning Centre, Lower Ground Floor

A Walk in the Park

What stories emerge from behind your lens? What do the images we choose to capture tell us about ourselves? Join us for a guided photography walk through Cubbon Park with Priyadarshini Ravichandran to explore and create your own images; learn all about the subtle art of perspective and framing; the joy of making things yourself; and how to read your photographs as you develop your own visual language. Designed to cultivate interests in photography alongside developing the basic technical skills required, this experience is open to individuals aged 16–20.

When: May 4, 2024
Time: 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Where: MAP Bengaluru, HDFC Learning Centre, Lower Ground Floor

Tuesday Tidbits

Have you ever wondered about the artworks in a museum and how they got there; how they get catalogued; or how a museum acquires an artwork? Then join MAP’s Senior Archivist, Rucha Vibhute, as delves into what it means to work in the Collections Department of a museum. A series that explores different aspects of working in a museum, Tuesday Tidbits is a free, insightful and short session on life in a museum, through the lens of MAP team members.

When: May 7, 2024
Time: 3:30 pm
Where: MAP Bengaluru, Sasken Multimedia Gallery, First Floor

Gastronomic Essence of Kodagu With Marriott Hotel Whitefield

Bengaluru In May: Your Guide To Unforgettable Events

This summer, indulge your senses with an extraordinary feast of the Coorgi kind at Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield’s eagerly anticipated Food Festival. Guided by the deft hand of spice virtuoso, Chef Smitha Kuttayya Boppanda, prepared to be transported to the verdant hills of Coorg as you indulge in a meticulously curated menu, infused with the region’s rich and aromatic spices.  Delight your taste buds from the onset with scrumptious starters including the aromatic Chekke kuru fry, the succulent Mathi meen barthad and the exquisite Kadambutt stuffed with Bamboo shoots.

When: 9th May to 12th May, 2024
Timing: 7 PM onwards
Where: MCafe, Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield
Price: INR 2199 onwards

For more details, please contact: 9873972639

Celebrating The Essence Of Summer With Lazy Suzy

Step into Lazy Suzy’s Summer Sensations , where every spoonful is a celebration of freshness and flavor! Prepare to be whisked away on a culinary adventure as you explore our handcrafted desserts, each one meticulously infused with the essence of sun-ripened fruits. Indulge in the creamy decadence of our Chilled Mango and Milk Chocolate Cheesecake, perfectly paired with a zesty Raspberry Coulis for a taste of pure bliss. Craving something refreshing? Dive into our Fresh Strawberry Panna Cotta, kissed with a tantalizing Strawberry, Lime, and Chili sauce that ignites your senses with every bite.
Price : Starting from INR 350
For reservations: 080 2527 2737

Royal Homecoming’ at Aaleeshan for Chef Prabir Banerjee

Bringing a truly unique dining series, “The Royal Homecoming”, JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa is poised to host a master showcase featuring Indian chefs renowned globally for their diverse culinary expertise in Indian cuisine. The series kicks off with the acclaimed Chef Prabir Banerjee from Hong Kong’s ‘Chaiwala’, for an exclusive three-day dining event.

When: 17th to 19th May 2024
Price: INR 6,500 + taxes per person
Where: Aaleeshan, JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa
Reservations: +91 88679 00885

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