Artist Chintamani Hasabnis organised the Close Eyes and Open Minds painting exhibition at Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai from Sept 29, 2015 to Oct 5, 2015 at Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai. At this exhibition, a blind person also can ‘read’, feel, enjoy and experience all paintings. Around 100 blind students were present during the inaugural  and enjoyed/experienced all the paintings. Some of the portraits on display were of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amitabh Bachchan, Lata Mangeshkar, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, Pandit Ravi Shankar etc .