SOAS University of London


Asia House in association with The Wellcome Trust presents


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.


Lecture Series: Learn more about Asian wellbeing by highly respected practitioners working in the field today. The 4 lectures will take place at the Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS on consecutive Saturdays at 4.30pm.


Gallery Talks: Explore the exhibition in greater depth at these 30 minute talks with curators and specialists every Thursday afternoon from 1.30-2pm.


Three Day Workshop: Painting Tibetan Thangka, Tuesday 26 - Thursday 28 October


Schools Programme: Two local schools will be working on 3-day art projects in response to the exhibition. One will be taught by Gongkar Gyatso, the only contemporary Tibetan artist living and working in the UK. We will also be running 4 smaller day projects with 4 schools.


Community Programme: We are currently making links with community groups and will arrange 4 group visits to the exhibition with accompanying workshops. The aim is to encourage Asian community groups to respond and contribute to the exhibition.