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Thu 15 Apr

Opium, Silk and the Missionaries in China

Opium, Silk and the Missionaries in China retells one of the largely forgotten histories between Britain and China in the 19th Century. Drawing on several collections using artefacts to explore the history of the Opium Wars through botanical arts and tools; historical artefacts about silk; missionary work and intercultural shared experiences in China recorded by British Missionaries throughout this period. 

Fri 16 Apr

Shadows & Illuminations

A film screening of Shadows & Illuminations. A film that follows an older Balinese man, Nyoman Kereta, as he struggles with the intrusion of spirits into his consciousness. Kereta says he has been living in two worlds, the world of his family and community and the world of the spirits, for the past 40 years.