Arrack Tasting with Rockland Distilleries

Arrack Tasting with Rockland Distilleries

18 March Friday, 6pm–7.30pm
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Preceded by Curator’s Tour by Chief CuratorSharmini Pereira

Join us for a special evening to explore the history, aromas and tastes of arrack following a special Curator’s Tour by Chief Curator, Sharmini Pereira.

Arrack is a local beverage steeped in history and tradition in Sri Lanka. ‘Athi Vishesha (Extra Special)’ by Pradeep Thalawatta currently on display at the museum as part of ‘Encounters’ makes reference to arrack as the basis of friendship and intimacy among the artist and his friends.

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Gallery Talk

‘Artists in Exile’ with Sandev Handy

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‘Art with Family’ with Collective of Contemporary Artists (CoCA) (all ages)

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Visual Journaling with Safiya Sideek (for ages 18 and above)

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Botanical Drawing with Sanath Herath (for ages 16 and above)

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Curator’s Tour

with Ritchell Marcelline

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December 11

Curator’s Tour

with Sharmini Pereira

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December 10

Gallery Talk

‘Artists in Exile’ with Sandev Handy

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