A new exhibition brings Bengal into the British Museum. Go take a look.
Program info :
Durga: Creating an image of the goddess
12 August – 27 September 2006
Myths of Bengal
14 September – 7 January 07
The art of peace: Paintings by the poet Tagore
14 September – 12 November 2006
Sandhya Sangit -Images of West Bengal
Thursday 14 September, 18.30–19.30
Images of East Bengal
Thursday 19 October, 18.30–19.30Great Court
Akademi South Asian Dance UK perform a dance and music spectacular
Admission free, no pre-booking
Bengali poetry – Tagore and after (Bengali and English)
Sunday 8 October 14.00–15.00 Reading Room
A special afternoon recitation of poems with Dr Ketaki Kushari Dyson.
Admission free, booking required
The British Museum is open daily 10.00-17.30 late Thursdays and Fridays until 20.30
And oh, while you’re there, go look at the Rosetta Stone as well.