Nyonya Needlework Curator Tour

Peranakan Museum
24 Feb 2017
7.30 to 8.30pm
Free with admission to Nyonya Needlework
Nyonya Needlework Curator Tour

Join our curators and discover the ingenuity and skill embedded in the art of nyonya needlework. Explore innovations inspired by the multicultural environment of the region and its contributions to a vibrant part of Peranakan Chinese heritage. Enjoy an upclose look with the experts at some of the finest examples of artwork from the Peranakan Museum and major international collections.

Learn more about Nyonya Needlework: Embroidery and Beadwork in the Peranakan World

Limited spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To register for this tour, please visit: http://peatix.com/event/215588. Please make payment for the special exhibition at the Peranakan Museum front desk before proceeding for the tour.

About the Curator

Dr Cheah Hwei-Fen is guest curator of the Nyonya Needlework exhibition and the author of the catalogue. She lectures in art history and art theory at Australian National University. Her book Phoenix Rising: Narratives in Nyonya Beadwork from the Straits Settlements was published in 2010.