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Published May 15th 2016
Meet Graham Sheffield in person
The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye. Photo courtesy of Sonny Lieu
Join Agora Book Club to find out more about Sonny Liew who masterfully weaved Singapore history with comics in The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye. The unique storytelling book is a tribute to Chan Hock Chye, a pioneer but forgotten comic artist with a 50 year career. Get your ticket here.
Date: 26 May
Time: 7PM - 9PM Venue: The Agora, 28 Sin Ming Drive #03-142 Mid View City, 573972
Lands from the Mongol Empire. Photo Courtesy of Kim Lau
Join Kim Lau who will share the beautiful visual story from Great Khan Khanate and Seafaring & Jungle Frontiers - the final regions of Lands from the Mongol Empire. The story evolved around the areas ruled by Kubilai the 5th Great Khan and Emperor of the Yuan dynasty (1271–1368) who also attempted to conquer South East Asia. It will bring audiences to Siberia, Tuva, Hexi Corridor, the Great Wall, Manchuria, Tibet, Dali, Pagan, Japan and Java.
British Council in partnership with Singapore Art Museum and National Arts Council presents Knowledge is GREAT Lecture, An Evening with Graham Sheffield CBE. Graham, Director of Arts, British Council will share his approach to Cultural Leadership in the contemporary age.
He drives a major expansion and rebuilding of the arts programme in the British Council 's global network of 110 countries. Reserve your seat here.
Date: 27 May
Time: 6.30PM -7.30PM
Venue: Glass Hall, Singapore Art Museum, 71 Bras Basah Road, 189555
Bahau, Malaya, WW II in Malaya, Catholic settlement, Fiona Hodgkins
Fiona Hodgkins will share her research on Bahau, the little-known WW II Catholic settlement in the Malayan Jungle. The history graduate will discuss her motivation and the obstacles she had faced in conducting this research.
Date: 20 May
Time: 7PM - 8PM
Venue: Ngee Ann Auditorium, Asian Civilisations Museum