• The Arts Society Penang
  • The Arts Society Penang

Lectures & Bookings

EMPEROR QIANLONG Tuesday 26 June 2018. Deluxcious Restaurant, 5 Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town. Registration from 18:45. Talk will begin at 19:30 Price include a glass of wine and canapés on arrival & three course dinner after the talk Members: RM90 Non Members: RM150

Lecturer/presenter: David Rosier


THE EMPEROR QIANLONG (1736-1795) ‘ULTIMATE RENAISSANCE RULER AND FINE ART COLLECTOR’

The Emperor Qianlong was arguably the greatest of all Qing Emperors as he guided China through a period of unquestionable political, economic and cultural prosperity, which rivalled any comparable

Thursday 28 June 2018. 7 Terraces Hotel, Stewart Lane George Town. 10.30am

Lecturer/presenter: David Rosier


CHINESE IMPERIAL COURT COSTUME (1644-1911) ‘A JOURNEY THROUGH THE EMPEROR’S WARDROBE'

This event will be a special day with a talk in the morning, followed by lunch and then another talk/discussion in the afternoon with an opportunity for people to bring along any antique fabrics th

Wednesday 18 July 2018. Time and Venue TBA

Lecturer/presenter: Clive Stewart Lockhart


A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY, THE PAINTINGS OF GEORGE RAPER ON THE FIRST FLEET 1788–1792

A chance discovery by Clive in a barn in Gloucestershire provided historians of the First Fleet with a major cache of previously unknown watercolours of birds and flowers of the Sydney area. This t

rhino clock Thursday 19 July 2018. Venue and time TBA

Lecturer/presenter: Clive Stewart Lockhart


CLARA, RHINO SUPERSTAR AND WONDER OF THE GRAND TOUR

Brought up as a house pet from a young age by a Director of the Dutch East India Company in India, Clara was shipped to Holland in 1741 and spent nearly 20 years touring Europe as one of the wonder