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with Thinal Sajeewa

Curator’s Tour with Thinal Sajeewa 7 July Sunday, 11am–12pm Register here Join the final tour of ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’ with Thinal Sajeewa, Assistant Curator at the MMCA Sri Lanka. This Curator’s Tour is offered as part of the Public Programmes of the exhibition ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Read More
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Artist Tour 6 July Saturday, 3–5pm Register here  Join a tour of ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’ led by artists Irushi Tennekoon (b. 1989), Sumedha Kelegama (b. 1988), and Sumudu Athukorala (b. 1980), whose specially commissioned film ‘is this an architectural documentary?’ (2023) about the Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette Read More
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‘The Art of Documentary Filmmaking?’ with Irushi Tennekoon, Anomaa Rajakaruna and Sharni Jayawardena

Gallery Talk: 'The Art of Documentary Filmmaking?’ with Irushi Tennekoon, Anomaa Rajakaruna and Sharni Jayawardena   5 July Friday, 6–7pm Register here  In this final Gallery Talk of ‘88 Acres’, artist and art educator Irushi speaks to filmmakers Anomaa and Sharni about feminist approaches to storytelling and documentary making. Anomaa will pay specific attention to Read More
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Exhibition Tour 30 June Sunday, 11am–12pm Register here Join a tour of ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’ led by a Visitor Educator of the MMCA Sri Lanka. This Exhibition Tour is offered as part of Public Programmes of the exhibition ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’, Read More
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Exhibition Tour in Sinhala 29 June Saturday, 11am–12pm Register here Join a tour of ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’ in Sinhala led by a Visitor Educator of the MMCA Sri Lanka. This Exhibition Tour is offered as part of Public Programmes of the exhibition ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme Read More
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Exhibition Tour 23 June Sunday, 11am–12pm Register here Join a tour of ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’ led by a Visitor Educator of the MMCA Sri Lanka. This Exhibition Tour is offered as part of Public Programmes of the exhibition ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’, Read More
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Exhibition Tour 16 June Sunday, 11am–12pm Register here Join a tour of ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’ led by a Visitor Educator of the MMCA Sri Lanka. This Exhibition Tour is offered as part of Public Programmes of the exhibition ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’, Read More
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Artist Tour 15 June Saturday, 3–5pm Register here  Join a tour of ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’ led by artists Irushi Tennekoon (b. 1989), Sumedha Kelegama (b. 1988), and Sumudu Athukorala (b. 1980), whose specially commissioned film ‘is this an architectural documentary?’ (2023) about the Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette Read More
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‘Be Your Own Architect’ with Yuxin Cong (for ages 10–15)

Workshop ‘Be Your Own Architect’ with Yuxin Cong (for ages 10–15)   8 June Saturday, 3–5pm Register here History educator Yuxin Cong guides children in the historical context and design process of the Watapuluwa Housing Scheme (1958) by Minnette De Silva (1918–1998). She will encourage the participants to develop processes about their own homes, drawing Read More
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with Thinal Sajeewa

Curator’s Tour with Thinal Sajeewa 8 June Saturday, 11am–12pm Register here Join a tour of ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’ with Sassistant Curator at the MMCA Sri Lanka. This Curator’s Tour is offered as part of the Public Programmes of the exhibition ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette Read More
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Exhibition Tour 2 June Sunday, 11am–12pm Register here Join a tour of ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’ led by a Visitor Educator of the MMCA Sri Lanka. This Exhibition Tour is offered as part of Public Programmes of the exhibition ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’, Read More
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Exhibition Tour in Tamil 1 June Saturday, 11am–12pm Register here Join a tour of ‘The Foreigners’ in Tamil led by a Visitor Educator of the MMCA Sri Lanka. This Exhibition Tour is offered as part of Public Programmes of the exhibition ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’, on view until 7 Read More
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‘Imagining Minnette’ with Irushi Tennekoon and Ruhanie Perera

Reading Group: ‘Imagining Minnette’ with Irushi Tennekoon and Ruhanie Perera 31 May Friday, 6–7.30pm Register here Irushi, artist and educator, and Ruhanie, lecturer in English at the University of Colombo, lead a discussion about Minnette De Silva’s practice of self-documenting. They will also discuss examples of ways in which other creative practitioners remember/imagine Minnette and Read More
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Exhibition Tour 26 May Sunday, 11am–12pm Register here Join a tour of ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’ led by a Visitor Educator of the MMCA Sri Lanka. This Exhibition Tour is offered as part of Public Programmes of the exhibition ‘88 Acres: The Watapuluwa Housing Scheme by Minnette De Silva’, Read More
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