[Tales of the Malay World] Curator's Tour - October 2017

  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Teens, Adults, 50 and above, Educators/Parents
  • Category: Arts, Heritage, Singapore & S.E.A
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Fri, 6 Oct, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (GMT+8)

National Library

Level 10 - National Library Gallery

100 Victoria Street, National Library Board, Singapore 188064

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  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Teens, Adults, 50 and above, Educators/Parents

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Join our guided tours and immerse yourself in Malay legends and tales. Take a glimpse into the Malay world and learn how the introduction of printing impacted the manuscript tradition. 

Other tour dates:
2017 | 3 Nov, 8 Dec
2018 | 5 Jan, 2 Feb

Meeting Point: Level 10, Gallery entrance
This tour will be conducted in English.

 
These guided tours are held in conjunction with the exhibition:
Tales of the Malay World: Manuscripts and Early Books
18 August 2017 – 25 February 2018
Level 10, Gallery, National Library Building

For centuries, Malay was the language of trade, diplomacy, religious discourse, and literature for maritime Southeast Asia. Featuring a selection of written literature – manuscripts and early lithographed books – this exhibition provides a glimpse into the society that produced and read these literary works. Discover the dramatic impact of printing on the manuscript tradition, and Singapore’s role as the early Malay/Muslim printing hub for the region. 

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