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with Ritchell Marcelline

Curator’s Tour with Ritchell Marcelline 18 December Sunday, 11am–12pm Register here Our Assistant Curator, Ritchell Marcelline shares his insights into the artwork exhibited in ‘Encounters.’
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with Sharmini Pereira

Curator’s Tour with Sharmini Pereira 11 December Sunday, 11am–12pm Register here Our Chief Curator, Sharmini Pereira shares her insights into the artwork exhibited in ‘Encounters.’
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‘Artists in Exile’ with Sandev Handy

Workshop ‘Artists in Exile’ with Sandev Handy 10 December Saturday, 11am–1pm Register here In this session, Poornima and Chinthaka Thenuwara of CoCA will facilitate a series of art activities that provide an opportunity for artistic expression, for all members of the family or your group of friends, in connection with Rotation 3 of ‘Encounters’. Entry [...]
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‘Marriage, Osariya, and the Sri Lankan Woman’ with Dr. Asha Abeyasekera and Dr. Darshi Thoradeniya

Gallery Talk ‘Marriage, Osariya, and the Sri Lankan Woman’ with Dr. Asha Abeyasekera and Dr. Darshi Thoradeniya 20 December Tuesday, 6–7pm Register here Dr. Abeyasekara and Dr. Thoradeniya discuss the historical development and current presence of the Kandyan saree in Sri Lanka from a feminist perspective, with Pramodha Weerasekera, Assistant Curator Education and Public Programmes.
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Exhibition Tour 4 December Sunday, 11am–12pm Register here Join a tour of 'Encounters' Rotation 2 led by a Visitor Educator of the MMCA Sri Lanka.
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‘Viragaya’

Film Screening ‘Viragaya’ 3 December Saturday, 6–8.30pm Register here Join us for a screening of the film ‘Viragaya’ (1987) directed by Tissa Abeysekara (1939–2009), based on the novel of the same name from 1956 by Martin Wickramasinghe (1890–1976). The film stars Sanath Gunathilake, Sabeetha Perera, Sriyani Amrasena, and Joe Abeywickrama. The English translation of the [...]
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‘Viragaya’

Film Screening ‘Viragaya’ 2 December Friday, 6–8.30pm Register here Join us for a screening of the film ‘Viragaya’ (1987) directed by Tissa Abeysekara (1939–2009), based on the novel of the same name from 1956 by Martin Wickramasinghe (1890–1976). The film stars Sanath Gunathilake, Sabeetha Perera, Sriyani Amrasena, and Joe Abeywickrama. The English translation of the [...]
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(all ages)

Puzzle Day (all ages) 4 December Sunday, 10am–6pm No registration required. Drop by the museum to experience the final day of ‘Encounters’ Rotation 2 and enjoy a day of solving jigsaw puzzles! These puzzles created for us by @jigsawfyglobal are inspired by Senaka Senanayake’s (b. 1951) 1976 work created for the 5th Non-Aligned Summit Conference [...]
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(all ages)

Puzzle Day (all ages) 3 December Saturday, 10am–6pm No registration required. Drop by the museum to experience the final day of ‘Encounters’ Rotation 2 and enjoy a day of solving jigsaw puzzles! These puzzles created for us by @jigsawfyglobal are inspired by Senaka Senanayake’s (b. 1951) 1976 work created for the 5th Non-Aligned Summit Conference [...]
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