Project Timeline 2018-05-03T06:27:23+00:00

Introduction

Project Timeline

Jan 2017

Jan 2017

Signed Memorandum of Understanding between Mahatma Gandhi Library and Ultratech Cement Limited of India, donor of Eternal Gandhi Multimedia Museum exhibits

Acquisition of 3 acres of land at Beltway 8 South and Riceville School Road

May 2017

Acquisition of 3 acres of land at Beltway 8 South and Riceville School Road

June 2017

June 2017

Appointment of RdlR Architects; Museum design process begins; Board members tour local museums to study layouts, features

Meetings with Consul General of India, Brays Oaks District Board, City of Houston officials, and other stakeholders to discuss project; enthusiastic support received

Summer 2017

Meetings with Consul General of India, Brays Oaks District Board, City of Houston officials, and other stakeholders to discuss project; enthusiastic support received

October 2017

October 2017

Museum floor plans completed

Development of Museum website; consultation with museum, curriculum, and fundraising experts; development of funding strategy; soft launch of capital campaign

Spring 2018

Development of Museum website; consultation with museum, curriculum, and fundraising experts; development of funding strategy; soft launch of capital campaign

Mid-2018

Mid-2018

Target for completing engineering drawings and construction documents; groundbreaking (contingent on campaign progress)

Inauguration of the Museum

Jan 2019

Inauguration of the Museum