Exhibition: Opium, Silk and the Missionaries in China

This exhibition runs from Tue, 18th May 2021 to Sat, 26th Jun 2021. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

23rd Jun 2021  
(11am - 5pm)
24th Jun 2021  
(11am - 5pm)
25th Jun 2021  
(11am - 5pm)
26th Jun 2021  
(11am - 5pm)  <– Last Day!

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Cost: Free of Charge

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.

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Brunei Gallery, SOAS,

Thornhaugh Street, London,

Map of Brunei Gallery, SOAS