Majmua, The Art Gallery opened in March 1994 and houses works of Pakistani masters as well as emerging artists and South Asian art at reasonable prices. These are available in oil, watercolor, acrylics and mixed media etc.

Apart from paintings, there are sculptures, ceramics, handmade jewelery and different types of  hand crafted products available.

Majmua has now been operating for over 25 years and has proudly done over 20 shows in different countries, serving as Pakistan’s cultural ambassador to the countries where these shows were taken.

At the start of the millennium, Majmua made great strides. Within a time span of six years it has launched Art Pakistan, a magazine on art, culture and heritage. It also produced a series of programs under the same aegis. In future also, Majmua intends to continue promoting Pakistani art and craft I various ways.

As part of its social responsibility, Majmua has raised funds for health and education in Pakistan by participating in numerous charity auctions in Pakistan and abroad. Majmua is also proud to have sold work of the legendary Jameel Naqsh and  Mashkoor Raza to The British Museum and Victoria Albert Museum respectively.

Majmua is proud of our Pakistani heritage and rich history and wants to preserve and record the arts through various means requiring special funding for which Majmua is engaged with different stakeholders.  

About The Curator:

As the founder and owner of Majmua, The Art Gallery, since its opening, Mehreen Ilahi has tried to bring together various art forms to make Majmua a prominent name on the art scene of Pakistan.

Mehreen is also a filmmaker and produced a documentary film “Behind The Veil” as a thesis for her Master’s Degree from Boston University.

She organized an art exhibition entitled Lets Vote Pakistan which was held in in Colorado as well as at Pakistan Embassy in Houston, USA.

Apart from attending numerous international conferences and trade fairs, she worked as the Senior Vice Chairperson for eight years for women entrepreneurs at FPCCI and has worked as a Consultant for TDAP handling fashion. She worked on creating a linkage for handicrafts for the TDAP website as well as the handicraft directory and also produced films.

She is a member of the Karachi Chamber of the Federation of Pakistan Chamber for Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) . She is also a member of the Romanian Business Council, APWA and the Arts Council.

She is also the Senior Vice President of MWP JO, an NGO as well as on the Board of Governors for Galaxy of Youth, an NGO working on the education of underprivileged children in Pakistan.

She also writes articles and art reviews for newspapers like   ”Dawn” as well as other publications.

She has taken many handicraft companies for international exhibitions to Delhi, India and planning for similar exhibitions in the Middle East and South East Asia also.

She is the recipient of a number of awards for fine arts, entrepreneurship and human rights for the Ministry of Commerce, MWP JO and LHRLA.