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Until 31 December

Display

Jain Manuscripts and Paintings
Created to accompany JAINpedia - a project digitising Jain manuscripts in the UK - this display shows finely illustrated Jain manuscript pages and paintings from Western India from the 15th to 19th centuries.

Time: 10.00-17.45 daily, Fridays 10.00-22.00
Location: Room 41, South Asia Gallery, V&A
Tickets: Admission is free
Information: www.vam.ac.uk


23 April - 9 November

Display

The Silent Traveller: Chiang Yee in Britain, 1933-1955)
A display of the work of Chinese artist and writer Chiang Yee who lived and worked in Britain between 1933 and 1955. Generously supported by the Friends of the V&A.

Time: 10.00-17.45 daily, Friday 10.00-22.00
Location: T.T. Tsui Gallery of Chinese Art, Room 44, V&A Museum
Tickets: Admission is free
Information: www.vam.ac.uk


23 April - 27 January 2013

Display

Kitty and the Bulldog: Lolita fashion and the influence of Britain
Kitty and the Bulldog explores the way in which British fashion - notably Victoriana, Punk and Gothic - has influenced the development of Japan's 'Lolita' style.

Time: 10.00-17.45 daily, Friday 10.00-22.00
Location: The Toshiba Gallery, Room 45, V&A Museum
Tickets: Admission is free
Information: www.vam.ac.uk


23 April - 2 July 2013

Short Course

Fire, Earth and Water: East Asian Pottery and Porcelain
Course Director: Helen Glaister
Explore the fascinating ceramic traditions of East Asia, focusing on the key regions of China, Korea and Japan. A rich variety of ceramic typologies will be introduced and the impact of technological and artistic change from the Neolithic to the modern period will be investigated

Time: 10.30-13.00
Location: V&A Museum
Tickets: £322.50, £258 concessions
Information:+44 (0)20 7942 2211


14 September - 16 November

Exhibition

KINTAIKYO Building a Japanese Bridge
This exhibition looks at the iconic Kintaikyo, or ‘Brocade-Sash Bridge’, first built in 1673 CE over the Nishiki River in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture. A masterful example of engineering in wood, the beauty of its form is celebrated throughout Japan.

Time: Open weekdays 09:30 - 17:30, closed weekends
Location: Embassy of Japan, 101-104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT
Tickets: Admission is free, but photo ID is necessary
Information: +44 (0)20 7465 6500,


15 September - 9 December

Exhibition

Bronze
An exhibition to celebrate the historical, geographical and stylistic range of this enduring medium from antiquity to the present.

Time: Daily 10.00-18.00, Friday 10.00-22.00
Location: Royal Academy of Arts
Tickets: £14
Information: www.royalacademy.org.uk


Mondays, 24 September - 3 December

Short Course

Arts of Early China: Neolithic to the Song Dynasty
Course Director: Helen Glaister
Exploring over 4,000 years of arts from Early China to the Han, Tang and Song dynasties; from paintings and ceramics to lacquer and precious metals.

Time: 10.30-13.00
Location: V&A Museum
Tickets: £322.50, concessions £258
Information:+44 (0)20 7942 2211


27 September - 6 January 2013

Exhibition

Ritual & Revelry: The Art of Drinking in Asia
The exhibition examines the contexts of drinking, pouring and storing of water, alcohol and tea in Asia from the early historic period to the present.

Time: 10.00-17.30 daily, Fridays 10.00-20.30
Location: Room 91, British Museum
Tickets: Admission is free
Information:+44 (0)20 7323 8181


4 October - 2 January 2013

Display

Flame and Water Pots: Prehistoric Ceramic Art from Japan
A display on prehistoric Jomon pottery from Japan including a flame pot.

Location: British Museum, Room 3
Tickets: Admission is free
Information:+44 (0)20 7323 8780


12 October - 15 December

Exhibition

The British in Palestine, 1917-1948: Palestine under the British Mandate
A season of events and activities to mark the opening of the new gallery
'Traders: The East India Company and Asia'.

Time: Tues-Sat 10.30-17.00, Thurs until 20.00, Sun-Mon closed
Location: Brunei Gallery, SOAS
Tickets: Admission is free
Information:+44 (0)20 7898 4046,


12 October - 15 December

Exhibition

Sacred Ink - The Tattoo Master:
Thailand's spiritual 'Yantra' tattoo tradition, photographs by Cedric Arnold

Time: Tues-Sat 10.30-17.00, Thurs until 20.00, Sun-Mon closed
Location: Brunei Gallery, SOAS
Tickets: Admission is free
Information:+44 (0)20 7898 4046,


12 October - 15 December

Display

Objects of Instruction - Treasures of SOAS

Time: Tues-Sat 10.30-17.00, Thurs until 20.00, Sun-Mon closed
Location: Brunei Gallery, SOAS
Tickets: Admission is free
Information:+44 (0)20 7898 4046,


19 October - 13 December

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation

Primal Memory
Nao Matsunaga will showcase his sculptural ceramics and drawings which investigate the 'primal memories' of his dual national identity.

Time: Mon-Fri 09.30-17.00
Tickets: Admission is free
Information:+44 (0)20 7486 4348,


1 November - 21 November

Exhibition

Manhwa, Korean Story and Paintings
The exhibition unveils a variety of interesting and unique paintings from famous Korean comics, cartoons and webtoons.

Time: Mon-Fri 10.00-18.00, Sat 11.00-17.00, closed Sun
Location: Korean Cultural Centre UK, 1-3 Strand, London WC12N 5BW
Tickets: Admission is free
Information:+44 (0)20 7004 2600


1 November - 15 January 2013

Display

Contemporary Chinese Seals by Li Lanqing
Display of over 100 seals and a few calligraphies by former Vice Premier Li Lanqing.

Time: 10.00-17.30 daily, Friday 10.00-20.30
Location: Room 33, British Museum
Tickets: Admission is free
Information:+44 (0)20 7323 8181,


5 November - 8 November

Short Course

Transforming Stream: Buddhist Art across Asia
A short course combining lectures by leading experts and curators with visits to museums and galleries. The course will trace Buddhist imagery across Nepal and Tibet, the Silk Road to China, and south to Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia.

Time: 10.00-17.00
Location: SOAS
Cost: £540
Information:+44 (0)20 7398 4451,


9 November - 2 April 2013

Exhibition

Mughal India: Art, Culture and Empire
An exhibition exploring paintings, literary and scientific works, revealing the rich cultural heritage and dramatic history of the great empire.

Location: The British Library, 96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
Tickets: Admission charge
Information: +44 (0)1937 546 546, http://boxoffice.bl.uk


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