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  • Seniors Week tour: Tang

    Discover treasures from the Silk Road

    Sunday 10 April 2016, 11.30am

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Female figure 724 (detail), Xi’an Museum

  • Free viewing for members

    Tang 唐: treasures from the Silk Road capital

    Sunday 10 April 2016, 5.15pm
    Monday 11 April 2016, 10am

    Lower Asian gallery | Free

    Image: Female figure with zhuiji chignon 712-79 (detail), Xi’an Museum

  • Drop in and make: Silk Road treasures

    Free artmaking activity for families

    11am - 4 pm
    Sunday 3, 17 April 2016
    Monday-Friday 11-15, 18-22 April 2016

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 5 hours | Free

  • Teacher salon: Tang

    Professional learning for primary and secondary teachers

    Wednesday 27 April 2016, 5pm

    Free, bookings required

    Duration 2 hours | Free, bookings required

    Image: Gilded bronze incense burner with elephant-head vajira design c874, Famen Temple Museum

  • Buddhist art on China’s Silk Road

    An exploration of Dunhuang cave temples with Venerable Dr Juewei

    Wednesday 4 May 2016, 6.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Venerable Dr Juewei

  • Tang culture and its influence

    Hear from the experts

    Saturdays 2pm
    16 & 30 April, 7 May 2016

    Domain Theatre | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Dragon c700s (detail), Shaanxi History Museum

  • Creating a tea aesthetic in Tang Dynasty poetry

    With visiting scholar Prof James A Benn

    Wednesday 11 May 2016, 12pm

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

    Image: Container in tortoise shape c800-74, Famen Temple Museum

  • Calligraphy demonstration and workshop

    With artist Franz Chi Lik Cheung

    Wednesday 11 May 2016, 6.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Franz Chi Lik Cheung

  • Tang cosmopolitanism

    An interdisciplinary symposium

    Saturday 14 May 2016, 9.30am

    Domain Theatre | Duration 7 hours, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: Mural of females c710 (detail), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology

  • Celebrity talk: Linda Jaivin

    Take a look inside the ‘open house’ that was the Tang dynasty

    Wednesday 18 May 2016, 6.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Linda Jaivan

  • Coffee tour: Tang

    Discover treasures from the Silk Road

    Tuesday 17 & Saturday 21 May 2016, 1pm

    Members lounge | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: Man on horseback 706 (detail), Qianling Museum

  • VisAsia Hingyiu Mok Mandarin-language lecture 2016

    2016年莫慶堯醫生VisAsia中文普通話講座

    Sunday 22 May 2016, 3pm

    Free

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Three-legged jar late 600s to mid 700s, Shaanxi History Museum

  • Moving meditation

    Meditation and tai chi introductory workshop

    Wednesday 25 May 2016, 6.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Venerable Ru Yi

  • Live music: Changning Chai

    Discover the ancient sounds of the Tang dynasty

    Wednesdays 7.30pm
    4-25 May 2016

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Changning Chai

  • Panel: Art and experiential design

    Hear about augmented-reality museum displays

    Saturday 28 May 2016, 2pm

    Free, bookings required

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 1 hour | Free, bookings required

    Image: Pure Land: Augmented Reality Edition, Shanghai Biennale 2012-13. Image © Applied Laboratory for Interactive Visualization and Embodiment (ALiVE), CityU Hong Kong

  • Audio-description tour: Tang

    For blind and vision-impaired visitors

    Wednesday 8 June 2016, 2pm

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Horse 718 (detail), Zhaoling Museum

  • Exhibition talks: Tang

    Hear from experts in the exhibition

    Wednesdays 5.30pm
    1-22 June 2016

    Free with exhibition entry

    Duration 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Statue of bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin Pusa) 700s (detail), Shaanxi History Museum

  • Tang in cheek with Benjamin Law

    Personal stories from Chinese Australians

    Wednesdays, 6.30pm
    1-22 June 2016

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Benjamin Law

  • Live music: Rainbow Chan

    Sweet, dark and glitchy

    Wednesdays 7.30pm
    1-22 June 2016

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Rainbow Chan

  • Community access tour and workshop: Tang

    For adults with specific needs

    Wednesday 23 June 2016, 11am

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Foreign warrior c648 (detail), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology

  • Wu Man in concert

    Immeasurable light: songs of the Silk Road

    Saturday 2 July 2016, 3pm

    Domain Theatre | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: Wu Man © Stephen Kahn

  • Clay Club: inspired by Tang

    School holiday activity for teenagers

    Wednesday 6 July 2016, 10.30am

    Members lounge | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Tomb guardian 618–50s (detail), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology

  • Korean-language guided tour: Tang

    한국어 안내 투어: 당

    Wednesdays 11am
    8 June - 6 July 2016

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Camel rider and camel 742 (detail), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology

  • Guided tour: Tang

    An introduction to the exhibition

    Daily 12pm, 9 April – 10 July 2016
    Wednesdays 7pm, 11 May – 6 July 2016

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Camel rider and camel 742 (detail), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology

  • Cantonese-language guided tour: Tang

    粵語導覽: 唐都遺珍

    Sundays 2pm
    10 April - 10 July 2016

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Camel rider and camel 742 (detail), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology

  • Mandarin-language guided tour: Tang

    普通話導覽: 唐都遺珍

    Sundays 2pm
    10 April - 10 July 2016

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Camel rider and camel 742 (detail), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology