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  • Symposium: A Silk Road saga

    Reconsidering cultural interactions on the famed trade route

    Saturday 24 August 2013, 10am

    Domain Theatre | Duration 7 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Panel 5 of Yu Hong’s sarcophagus (detail), Sui dynasty (581–618), Shanxi Museum

  • VisAsia Hingyiu Mok Mandarin language lectures 2013

    丝路传奇-虞弘石椁

    Sunday 25 August 2013, 10.30am

    Free

    Domain Theatre | Duration 2 hours | Free

    Image: One of the eight seats of the sarcophagus (detail), Sui dynasty (581-619), Shanxi Museum

  • Coffee lecture: The Silk Roads

    With Dr Julian Droogan

    Wednesdays 14 August - 4 September 2013, 10.30am

    Domain Theatre | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: The court of Gayumars (detail) Folio 20v from the Shahnameh made for Shah Tahmasp I. Attributed to Sultan Muhammed. Tabriz, Iran, about 1522. Paper, ink, opaque watercolour, gold, silver. 45 × 30 cm. Image courtesy of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, AKM165.

  • Exhibition talks: A Silk Road saga

    Expert talks by curators and academics

    Wednesdays 5.30pm
    9 & 16 October 2013

    Free

    Upper Asian gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Groom and camels (detail), Northern Qui dynasty (550-577), excavated from the tomb of Lou Rui, Taiyuan, Shanxi province, 1981, Shanxi Museum

  • Celebrity talk: A Silk Road saga

    Speakers reflect on the historic and cultural importance of Yu Hong's sarcophagus

    Wednesday 9 & 16 October 2013
    6.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Edmund Capon

  • Learn the art of Chinese knotting

    Free drop-in art-making activity

    Wednesdays 7.30-9pm
    9 & 16 October 2013

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Free

  • Artbar: A Silk Road saga

    Live Persian classical and folk music

    Wednesdays 9 & 16 October 2013
    7.15-8pm & 8.30-9.30pm

    Free

    Cafe | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Davood A Tabrizi

  • Arts of Asia lecture series 2013

    Archaeology of China and the Silk Road

    Tuesdays 1-2pm
    10- 24 September, 1 October & 15-29 October 2013

    Domain Theatre | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

    Image: Mounted drum player (detail), Northern Qi dynasty (550–77), excavated from tomb of Xu Xianxiu (dated 571), Taiyuan, Shanxi province, 2002, Shanxi Museum

  • Film series: A Silk Road adventure

    A journey through China, Nepal, Iran and Anatolia

    Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Sundays 2pm
    9 October - 3 November 2013

    Free

    Domain Theatre | Free

    Image: Still from The song of sparrows

  • Mandarin-language guided tour: A Silk Road saga

    普通話導覽: 絲路傳奇.虞弘石槨

    Saturdays 1pm
    7 September to 9 November 2013

    Free

    Information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Panel of Yu Hong’s sarcophagus (detail), Sui dynasty (581–618), Shanxi Museum

  • Cantonese-language guided tour: A Silk Road saga

    粵語導覽: 絲路傳奇.虞弘石槨

    Sundays 1pm
    8 September - 10 November 2013

    Free

    Information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Panel of Yu Hong’s sarcophagus (detail), Sui dynasty (581–618), Shanxi Museum