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Current Exhibitions

 

Chinese Coins from the Scholarís Study

25 Apr 2017 to 24 Sep 2017

Chinese coins illustrate the evolution of Chinese writing from the seal script to modern cursive. Chinese scholars collected coins for their aesthetic quality which sometimes bore the calligraphy of an emperor.

Gallery 7 | Admission Free | More Info

Collecting the Past: Scholarsí Taste in Chinese Art

21 Mar 2017 to 22 Oct 2017

This display features a range of Chinese paintings created by scholar-artists since the 18th century.

Gallery 11 | Admission Free | More Info

Old Traditions New Visions: Art in India and Pakistan after 1947

15 Sep 2017 to 18 Mar 2018

After the political freedom gained in 1947, Indian and Pakistani artists faced a significant challenge to express the new nationsí distinctive character and visions.

Gallery 29 | Admission Free | More Info