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THE RAMAYANA: LOVE & VALOUR, 16 MAY - 14 SEP 2008
Image from the Mewar Ramayana manuscript. Image copyright of The British Library.The Ramayana is considered to be fundamental to the art and culture of India. For the first time over 120 paintings from the British Library's illustrated 17th century manuscripts of the story from the volumes of Rana Jagat Singh of Mewar (1628-1652) will go on public display in its forthcoming summer exhibition: The Ramayana: Love and Valour in India's Great Epic, 16 May - 14 September 2008. read more read more
 
VOICES OF BENGAL, 12 AUGUST 2006 - 7 JANUARY 2007
Voices of Bengal: 12 August 2006 - 7 January 2007From 12 August 2006 to 7 January 2007, the British Museum will present 'Voices of Bengal'. These will draw on the Museum’s collections from the region of modern West Bengal (India) and from Bangladesh. The season will include an exhibition of paintings by Rabindranath Tagore; an exhibition examining the tradition of story-telling in the region; and the construction of an image of the goddess Durga in the Great Court. read more read more
 
'PILLARS OF LIGHT': EXPLORATION OF MUSLIM CULTURES
Islamic fireplace. Image courtesy of the V&A.'Pillars of Light' is an imaginative and unprecedented programme of contemporary and historic art, design, calligraphy, literature, film, theatre and music, exploring different aspects of Muslim cultures and heritage. From 14 January to November 2006 'Pillars of Light' will take place across Yorkshire as part of 'Illuminate', Yorkshire's Urban Cultural Programme. read more read more
 
RARE 7TH CENTURY BUDDHA, 2 JUL - 11 SEPT 2005
Buddha. Copyright V&A.A rare 7th-century figure of the Buddha Sakyamuni, and a small selection of Indian Buddhist sculpture will be on display at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester from 2nd July – 11th September 2005. The exquisite gold-toned figure, 14 inches high, depicts the Buddha in the style of the late Gupta period in India in the late 6th or early 7th century. read more read more
 
CLOSING THE DOOR - IMMIGRATION, 23 MAR - 21 AUG 2005
In the painting Oracle by Amal Ghosh two figures are seated on a floor having a conversation while one of them holds a small image. Ghosh comments on accepted notions of divinity and believes that the process of arriving at a certain truth is indeterminate and not pre-establised.Closing the Door - Immigrants to Britain 1905-2005 explores how immigration has affected British life over the last century and provides a fresh look at the controversial issue. It illustrates how migrant and refugee communities have struggled and survived, despite the restrictions on their right of entry, and how they have enriched British society. read more read more
 
ASIA: BODY MIND SPIRIT, 13 OCT - 12 DEC 2004
An eye-surgeon operating on a patient, Gouache painting by an Indian artist, ca. 1825. 17.6 x 11.7 cm. One work in a series showing trades and occupations of India. Wellcome Library, LondonAsia House and The Wellcome Trust are presenting a new exhibition on the subject of well-being. 'Asia:Body Mind Spirit' explores Asia's holistic approach to medicine, which advocates a balanced relationship of body, mind and spirit. On show will be more than 200 objects including exquisite manuscripts, rare anatomical charts, and medical artifacts drawn from the Wellcome Library's collection of Asian Art. read more read more
 
ENCOUNTERS: THE MEETING OF ASIA & EUROPE, 23 SEP - 5 DEC
Encounters: The Meeting of Asia & Europe 1500 - 1800.The V&A’s major autumn exhibition, 'Encounters: The Meeting of Asia and Europe' (23 Sept - 5 Dec), will bring together a range of fascinating objects from Asia and Europe from the period 1500 –1800. On show will be more than 200 objects including spectacular jewel-encrusted caskets made for European princes together with luxury goods such as silks. read more read more
 
TREASURES OF THE SIKHS, JULY - SEPTEMBER 2004
Guru NanankAs part of Britain's national Anglo-Sikh Heritage Trail, some of the finest Sikh manuscripts highlighting the legacy of the first Guru of the Sikh faith, Guru Nanak and the heritage of the Khalsa will be going on display from July until September 2004. It includes the oldest known manuscript copy of the Guru Granth Sahib outside India - dating to the 17th century. read more read more
 
THE SILK ROAD, 7 MAY - 12 SEPTEMBER 2004
The Silk Road - Trade, Travel, War & Faith. 7 May - 12 September 2004Priceless and rarely seen Silk Road treasures from Aurel Stein's collection - considered one of the richest in the world - will go on display alongside key items from around the globe in this major exhibition at the British Library from 7 May - 12 September 2004 (in association with The British Museum). The scholar, archaeologist and explorer Sir Aurel Stein fought rivals at the turn of the last century to be the first to uncover long-lost multicultural civilisations. read more read more
 
SILK ROAD LIVE, TUESDAY 4 MAY 2004
Silk Road Silk Road Live is a unique one day open-air festival being staged in the British Library Piazza on Tuesday 4 May 2004, offering an opportunity for people of all ages to experience one of the world's greatest journeys and the role it played over 2000 years in forging the enduring cultural and economic links between London and Asia. Visitors take a metaphorical journey via four themes: silk, travel, trade and faith. read more read more
 
A BUDDHA FOR THE NATION
£850,00 rare Buddha statue accquired by The British Museum & The V&A.The British Museum and the V&A have joined together to acquire a rare, exquisite gold-toned Indian 7th century metal statue of a standing figure of the Buddha Sakyamuni, the first to enter a public European collection, for £850,000. This is the first time that the V&A and the British Museum have made a joint acquisition to secure for the entire British public an opportunity to see a work of outstanding historical importance. read more read more
 
HEAVEN ON EARTH: ART FROM ISLAMIC LANDS, 25 MAR-22 AUG
Small Table signed by Situram. Copyright The State Hermitage Museum.From 25 March to 22 August 2004, the Hermitage Rooms at Somerset House will host the exhibition 'Heaven on Earth: Art from Islamic Lands' which comprises masterpieces of Islamic Art from the collections of The State Hermitage Museum and The Khalili Collection. read more read more
 
VANISHING RITES, 12 FEBRUARY - 16 JULY 2004
Vanishing RitesAn ancient way of life that is in danger of disappearing forever is the subject of a new special exhibition at the British Empire & Commonwealth Museum. ‘Vanishing Rites’ is a visual display of the traditional way of life of the people from the Chittaging Hill Tracts in Bangladesh. read more read more
 
KOLAM, 29 JANUARY - 15 JULY 2004
Kolam.A photographic exhibition giving an insight into the unique Indian art form of Kolam Every morning, the women of Tamil Nadu in Southern India cover their thresholds with elaborate geometric chalk designs known as Kolam. read more read more
 
THE HARD CORE POOR SHOW, 29 JANUARY - 16 MAY 2004
The Hard Core Poor Show The Hard Core Poor Show (HCPS) at the British Empire & Commonwealth Museum Is an interactive exhibition about a poverty-free world. In a village in Bangladesh, five of the poorest women decide to turn their lives around, away from the poverty to a future where they call the shots. read more read more
 
ACROSS THE BLACK WATERS, 11 NOVEMBER 2003
Across The Black Waters.A special Remembrance Day dramatic performance to commemorate the vital role of Indian soldiers in the First World War. "Across the Black Waters: Indian Voices from the Western Front" will be staged at The National Archives, Kew, on 11 November at 7 pm. The largest number of volunteer soldiers fighting for Britain in the First World War were Indian. Their experiences were largely overlooked until recently. read more read more
 
UNDERSTANDING HINDUISM, 8 OCTOBER - 12 NOVEMBER
Image of Lord KrishnaAsia House and the Bagri Foundation present a series of six lectures. Hinduism's roots pre-date the written word and with nearly one billion followers around the world, it remains one of the fastest growing faiths today. Featuring the world's leading experts these lectures will address the central, profound and sometimes controversial, beliefs behind Hinduism. Series runs from 8 Oct - 12 Nov 2003. read more read more
 
RAF MUSEUM HENDON -BLACK HISTORY MONTH, 3 OCT-14 NOV
Squadron Leader Mahindra Singh Pujji DFC in the cockpit of his Hawker Hurricane named Amrit after his fiancee.Find out more about the ethnic contributions to the Royal Air Force and the British Armed Forces during History Month, with a special selection of films shows, exhibitions and photograph collections. Celebrating Black History month runs from 3 October until 14 November 2003. read more read more
 
THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH
The National Archives logoThe National Archives celebrates Black History Month with 'An Indian Album' featuring a selection of photograhs by Cecil Beaton that portray Indian life in the 1940s. The exhibition runs in Leicester until 31st October. read more read more
 
THE ADVENTURES OF HAMZA, V&A: 6 MAR - 8 JUNE 2003
Arghan Dev brings the chest of armour to Hamza. Illustration from the Hamzanama. Mughal court 1557-1572. Brooklyn Museum of Art.The Adventures of Hamza exhibition at the V&A will reunite 68 vibrant paintings commissioned by the great Mughal emperor Akbar in the sixteenth century which tell the action-filled mythical story of Hamza.The large, beautifully coloured and dramatic illustrations depict epic scenes of heroism, magic, bravery and comedy featuring dragons, sorcerers and princesses. read more read more
 
INDIAN PRESENCE IN LIVERPOOL - RUNS UNTIL 23 FEB 2003
Members of the Khan family on tour with the Pakistani Theatre in the Isle of Man 1951. 'Indian Presence in Liverpool' brings together a collection of photographs and personal histories that tell the story of these early settlers. It records their motives for coming to Liverpool, the places they settled, the work they undertook and the community they built. read more read more
 
DIWALI - EVENTS AT THE V&A, 5 - 13 NOVEMBER
Diwali events at The Victoria & Albert Museum, 5-13 November 2002.Diwali literally means 'Row of lights' from the Sanskrit word Dipawali and is celebrated for many reasons, with different regional interpretations. Traditionally known as a harvest festival, Diwali signifies the end of the rainy season in India when crops have been harvested and new crops are sown. This coincides with the sighting of the new moon. read more read more
 
INDIAN SUMMER AT THE V&A, JUNE - OCTOBER 2002
A poster from the Bollywood film 'Bobby' on display at the V&A Cinema India exhibitionLondon's Victoria & Albert Museum kicks off its celebration of an 'Indian Summer' on 26th June with 'Cinema India', a major exhibition of Bollywood posters and hoardings. This is followed by free screenings of 'Mother India', 'Awara' and 'Bombay' in July and August, demonstrations of hoarding painting, Bollywood dance, Bollywood storytelling and puppet shows, jewellery making and Indian costume production. read more read more
 

TRADING PLACES EXHIBITION, MAY - SEPTEMBER 2002

Trading Places Exhibition at The British LibraryTrading Places at the British Library uses contemporary documents, maps and objects - from porcelain and textiles to furniture and fashion - to examine the trading life of the Company from 1600-1834. The exhibition examines how the growth of foreign trade had a significant influence on diet, medicine, fashion and lifestyle in the UK and brought about major social changes - both positive and negative - across Asia in China, Indonesia, India, Japan, Iran and beyond. read more read more
 

UNDERSTANDING ISLAM , LECTURE SERIES MARCH - MAY 2002

Understanding Islam Lecture Series, March-May 2002Conflicts in the Balkans, in the Middle East and then the tragedy of September 11th 2001 have aroused deep questioning about the place of Islam in the modern world. Asia House hopes that this series of lectures, entitled 'Understanding Islam', will make a real contribution to greater understanding on all sides. The speakers are experts drawn from different fields of expertise and backgrounds. Understanding Islam Lecture Series, March-May 2002 read more
 
SIKH ARTS LECTURE SERIES, MARCH - OCTOBER 2001

Sikh Arts Lecture Series, March - October 2001The unprecedented enthusiasm and interest generated by the acclaimed V&A exhibition, 'The Arts of the Sikh Kingdoms' is set to continue with the launch of a monthly series of lectures at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Focussing on Sikh arts and heritage in connection with the Indian and South East Asian collections at the Museum, the lectures series provides a valuable forum in which to study and learn about specific aspects of Sikh heritage. Sikh Arts read more


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