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Preserving Maya Heritage  


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Samsung Digital Discovery Centre © Benedict Johnson

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China and South Asia

Reopening after a major refurbishment, the beautiful Hotung gallery explores the cultures of China and South Asia through a range of magnificent objects.

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Events

Pleasant vices: a history of pleasurable food

Friday 25 May,
18.30 / Special event

Modern art, ancient inspiration

Friday 8 June,
18.00 / Late

The role of the ancient in inspiring the modern

Friday 8 June,
18.30 / Panel discussion

Moving stories: a Refugee Week special event

Sunday 24 June,
11.00 / Special event

The kiss: a human history

Friday 6 July,
18.30 / Special event