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Wednesday ,1st November, 7-8.30 pm
Critical debate

'Architecture and....Contemporay Islam'. A distinguished panel of architects, academics and cultural commentators identify current preconceptions about Islamic architecture, and how contemporary Islamic culture is expressed through architecture.

Location: The Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Tickets: £10/£8/£6.50

Information tel:+ 44(0)20 7942 2211 or email: [email protected]

  
   
Thursday 2nd November, 7pm
Music  

'Sarod: Abhisek Lahari'

Location: The Nehru Centre, 8 South Audley Street, London, W1K 1HF

Tickets: Admission is free

Information: tel: +44(0)20 7491 3567/7493 2019 or email: [email protected]

     
   
Friday ,3rd November ,10am-5pm
Study Day  

'Laquerwork in the East and West: Origins and Imitations'
Laquer was a medium for works of art in East Asia. Its export to Europe resulted in its use and imitation by Westyern Craftsmen. The study day includes a demonstration of Japanese lacquering.
Speakers include: Julia Hutt, Sarah Medlam, Lis Darby, Miho Kitagawa

Location: Sotheby's Institute of Art - London, 30 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3EE

Tickets: £30, £15 consessions

Information: Lyn Calzia, tel + 44 (0) 207 462 3253
Email: [email protected]

     
     
Friday ,3rd November, 7pm
Music/Poetry  

'The Morning Muse: Kadamabri, Tagore and Ray's Charulata' by Dr Anand Gapta

Location: The Nehru Centre, 8 South Audley Street, Londpon, W1K 1HF

Tickets: Admission is free

Information: tel: +44(0)20 74913567/7493 2019 or email: [email protected]

     

Saturday, 4th November, 10.30am-1pm
Panel Discussion

'Beyond the Page' A morning of film, visuals, and discussion

Location: Asia House, 63, New Cavendish Street, London, W1G 7LP

Tickets: Members and consessions £4, non-members £4

Information: tel: +44(0)20 7307 5454

     
     
Saturday, 4th November
Late Night Opening  

Late Night Opening in Kensington Church Street

Receptions will be held at:

AntikWest Oriental Art & Antiques, Gregg Baker Asian Art, Cohen & Cohen, J.A.N. Fine Art,Katie Jones, R&G McPherson Antiques, S. Marchant & Son, Millner Manolatos,Jorge Welsh Oriental Porcelain & Works of Art

The participating galleries will be open from 5-9pm

     
   

Saturday, 4th November, 6pm
Sitar Performance  

Sanjay Guha & Students

Location: The Bhavan Institute of Indian Art and Culture, 4a Castletown Road, London, W14 9HE

Tickets £10/£7.50

Information: + 44 (0) 207 381 3086 or [email protected]

     
   
Sunday, 5th November, 6pm
Performance  

'Karnatic Vocal' by Unni Krishnan and accompanying Indian artists.

Location: The Bhavan Institute of Indian Art & Culture

Tickets: £15/£10

Information: + 44 (0) 207 381 3086 or [email protected]

     
   
Sunday, 5th November, 10am-5pm
Festival  

Celebrate Eid-Al-Fitr, the Muslim festival which marks the end of Ramadam. Events include, music, poetry, craft activities, calligraphy workshops and many other cultural demonstrations.

Location: The Victoria & Albert Museum

Tickets: Admission is free

Information: + 44 (0) 207 942 2000

     
   
Sunday, 5th November
Late Night Opening  

Late Night Opening in St James’s

Receptions will be held at:

Asian Art Gallery Ltd – Christopher Bruckner, Brandt Oriental Art, Christie’s(by reservation only), Malcolm Fairley Ltd, Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd, Gerard Hawthorn Ltd, Ben Janssens Oriental Art, Knapton Rasti Asian Art Ltd,Jeremy Knowles, Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art Ltd, Priestley & Ferraro, Simon Ray Indian & Islamic Works of Art, Grace Tsumugi Fine Art Ltd, Jonathan Tucker Antonia Tozer Asian Art,Olyvia Oriental.

The participating galleries will be open from 5-9pm

     
   
Monday 6th November,7pm
Poetry Reading  

'Daryl Fahey'

Location: The Nehru Centre

Tickets: Admission is free

Information: +44(0)20 74913567/7493 2019 or email: [email protected]

     
     
Monday, 6th November
Late Night Opening  

Late Night Opening in Mayfair

Receptions will be held at:

Anthony Carter, The Barakat Gallery Ltd, Jan van Beers Oriental Art, Eskenazi Ltd, Sam Fogg, Francesca Galloway, Roger Keverne Ltd, Robert Kleiner & Co Ltd, Opera Gallery, Sydney L. Moss Ltd, Simon Pilling East Asian Art & Interiors, Nicholas S. Pitcher Oriental Art, Gordon Reece Gallery, Rossi & Rossi Ltd, Samina Inc, Jacqueline Simcox Ltd, Sotheby’s (by reservation), A&J Speelman Ltd, Linda Wrigglesworth Ltd, Yacob's Gallery, Bernard Shapero Rare Books, Wabi Art.

The participating galleries will be open from 5-9pm

     
   
Tuesday, 7th November, 6-8pm
Book Launch  

'A Japanese Menagerie: Animal Pictures by Kawanabe Kyosai', published by the Critish Museum Press. Timothy Clark, head of the Japanese section of the British Museum will give a presentation chaired by Isreal Goldman, followed by a drinks reception.

Location: The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP.

Tickets: Admission is free but tickets must be obtained from the Daiwa Anglo Foundation offices.

Information: + 44 (0) 207 486 8420 or [email protected]

     
      
Wednesday, 8th November 2006
Party  

Asian Art in London Party

Champagne Reception to celebrate Asian Art in London 2006 held in the West Room (old Museum of Mankind) Royal Academy, 6 Burlington Gardens, London W1.

Tickets £50 each; available from the Asian Art in London office.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7499 2215
E-mail: [email protected]

     
   
Wednesday, 8th November, 2-3.30pm & 6.15-7.45 pm
Workshop  

'The world of Japanese Paper Craft' In conjunction with the exhibition of Japanese Paper Dolls at the Embassy of Japan, there will be two workshops demonstrating the skill of making dolls from the traditional washi paper that has been treasured so long in Japan. Participants will make a small but beautiful ornament under the guidance of the paper doll making master, Tanno Emiko from Iwate Prefecture in Japan. No previous knowledge of doll making is required. Organised by The Japan Foundation.

Location: Russell Square House, 10-12 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5EH.

Tickest: Admission is free, but participants will be asked to pay a nominal charge to cover the cost of materrials. Places are strictly limited to 30 per session.

Information: Junko Takekawa, tel: + 44 (0) 207 436 6695 or [email protected]

     
   
Thursday 9th November, 7pmr
Book Launch  

'Earl Wavell' by Victoria Achfield

Location: The Nehru Centre

Tickets: Admission is free

Information: tel: +44(0)20 7491 3567/7493 2019 or email: [email protected]

     
   
Saturday, 11th November, 10.30am-4.30pm
Study Day    

'Civilisation & Enlightenment: the Arts of the Meiji Period'. The study day will examine work produced and collected during this period and investigate how Japan's craftsmen responded to the loss of their traditional partrons by adapting their skills to their new overseas market.
Speakers include: Victor Harris, Emeritus Keeper, The British Museum; Gregory Irvine, Victoria & Albert Museum; Dr. Clare Pollard, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; Tim Clark, The British museum; Dr. Nicole Rousmaniere, Sainsbury Institute for the study of Japanese Arts & Cultures; Shaun Garner, Russell-Coates Art Gallery & Museum.

Location: The Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL

Tickets: £38/£32/£12

Information: + 44 (0) 207 942 2211 or [email protected]

     
     

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