Asia House in association with The Wellcome Trust presents
ASIA: BODY MIND SPIRIT
A Major Exhibition of Asian Treasures from the Wellcome Library
13 October – 12 December 2004
Education Programme supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund
Asia House has been awarded a Heritage Lottery Grant to organise an exciting education programme to complement the exhibition. All activities are FREE and open to all.
Open Days: Encouraging family to explore and discover Asian wellbeing through inclusive and exciting activities. There will be 2 Open Days on Saturday 23rd October and Saturday 13th November. Activities run from 11am-5pm.
Saturday 23 October: Activities include tai-chi and kendo workshops and demonstrations; story-telling for children; Japanese tea ceremony; Indian head and facial massage sessions, film screening of 'Knowledge of Healing' – a fascinating documentary on Tibetan medicine; and as part of 'The Big Draw' campaign we will be presenting 'Shangri-La' – a whole day art extravaganza for all the family, creating Tibetan prayer flags to welcome visitors to the exhibition.
Shangri-la Create your own Tibetan prayer flag. Be inspired by spirits, gods & goddesses, magical amulets and precious Asian manuscripts to create your own auspicious prayer flag. Working on calico with dyes, paints and sequins, your creations will welcome visitors to the Asia: Body Mind Spirit exhibition. The wind will carry your wishes to Shangri-La.
FREE events programme 12-5.30pm
|12.00-1.00||T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Chi Gong workshops||G2|
|12.00-1.30||Indian Rangoli workshop - create Ayurvedic floor designs||G2|
|12.00-1.30||Shangri La - make colourful Tibetan prayer flags||BG05|
|12.00-1.30||Indian head massage||BG04|
|12.00-1.30||Indian facial massage||BG04|
|1.00-2.00||Bengali folk stories for under 5's||Education space|
|1.00-2.00||T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Chi Gong workshops||G2|
|1.30-2.00||Japanese tea ceremony||G3|
|1.30-2.00||Gallery talk||Lower gallery|
|2.00-3.00||Japanese kendo martial arts workshop||G2|
|2.00-3.30||Shangri La - make colourful Tibetan prayer flags||BG05|
|2.00-3.30||Indian Rangoli workshop - create Ayurvedic floor designs||G2|
|2.30-3.00||Japanese tea ceremony||G3|
|2.30-3.30||Bengali folk stories for 6-9 year olds||Education space|
|3.00-4.00||Japanese kendo martial arts workshop||G2|
|3.00-4.30||Indian head massage||BG04|
|3.00-4.30||Indian facial massage||BG04|
|3.30-4.00||Japanese tea ceremony||G3|
|4.30-5.30||Lecture: Health & Healing in Asian Medicine||Khalili Lecture Theatre|