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Seniors Week tour: Tang

Discover treasures from the Silk Road

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

Sunday 10 April 2016, 11.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Free viewing for members

Tang 唐: treasures from the Silk Road capital

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

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

Location: Lower Asian gallery
Free

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

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Teacher salon: Tang

Professional learning for primary and secondary teachers

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

Wednesday 27 April 2016, 5pm

Duration 2 hours
Free, bookings required

Buddhist art on China’s Silk Road

An exploration of Dunhuang cave temples with Venerable Dr Juewei

Image: Venerable Dr Juewei

Wednesday 4 May 2016, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Tang culture and its influence

Hear from the experts

Image: Dragon c700s (detail), Shaanxi History Museum

Saturdays 2pm
16 & 30 April, 7 May 2016

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Creating a tea aesthetic in Tang Dynasty poetry

With visiting scholar Prof James A Benn

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

Wednesday 11 May 2016, 12pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Calligraphy demonstration and workshop

With artist Franz Chi Lik Cheung

Image: Franz Chi Lik Cheung

Wednesday 11 May 2016, 6.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Tang cosmopolitanism

An interdisciplinary symposium

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

Saturday 14 May 2016, 9.30am

Duration 7 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Celebrity talk: Linda Jaivin

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

Image: Linda Jaivan

Wednesday 18 May 2016, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Coffee tour: Tang

Discover treasures from the Silk Road

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

Tuesday 17 & Saturday 21 May 2016, 1pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

VisAsia Hingyiu Mok Mandarin-language lecture 2016

2016年莫慶堯醫生VisAsia中文普通話講座

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

Sunday 22 May 2016, 3pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Moving meditation

Meditation and tai chi introductory workshop

Image: Venerable Ru Yi

Wednesday 25 May 2016, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Changning Chai

Discover the ancient sounds of the Tang dynasty

Image: Changning Chai

Wednesdays 7.30pm
4-25 May 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Panel: Art and experiential design BOOKED OUT

Hear about augmented-reality museum displays

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

Saturday 28 May 2016, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Audio-description tour: Tang

For blind and vision-impaired visitors

Image: Horse 718 (detail), Zhaoling Museum

Wednesday 8 June 2016, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Exhibition talks: Tang

Hear from experts in the exhibition

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

Wednesdays 5.30pm
1-22 June 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Free with exhibition entry

Tang in cheek with Benjamin Law

Personal stories from Chinese Australians

Image: Benjamin Law

Wednesdays, 6.30pm
1-22 June 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Rainbow Chan

Sweet, dark and glitchy

Image: Rainbow Chan

Wednesdays 7.30pm
1-22 June 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Community access tour and workshop: Tang

For adults with specific needs

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

Wednesday 23 June 2016, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Wu Man in concert BOOKED OUT

Immeasurable light: songs of the Silk Road

Image: Wu Man © Stephen Kahn

Saturday 2 July 2016, 3pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Clay Club: inspired by Tang BOOKED OUT

School holiday activity for teenagers

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

Wednesday 6 July 2016, 10.30am

Duration 2 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Korean-language guided tour: Tang

한국어 안내 투어: 당

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

Wednesdays 11am
8 June - 6 July 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Guided tour: Tang

An introduction to the exhibition

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

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

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Cantonese-language guided tour: Tang

粵語導覽: 唐都遺珍

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

Sundays 2pm
10 April - 10 July 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Mandarin-language guided tour: Tang

普通話導覽: 唐都遺珍

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

Sundays 2pm
10 April - 10 July 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry