Exhibition: Art and Stories from Mughal India

Exhibition: Art and Stories from Mughal India

The Cleveland Museum of Art, 31 July — 23 October 2016 The centennial exhibition Art and Stories from Mughal India focuses on four stories—an epic, a fable, a mystic romance, and a sacred biography—embedded within the overarching story of the Mughals themselves as told through 100 paintings drawn from the Cleveland Museum of Art’s world-class … Continue reading

Cambridge Conference on Global Food Security 2016

Cambridge Conference on Global Food Security 2016

23-24 June 2016 – David Attenborough Building Harnessing the natural and social sciences for future food supply, sustainability and equality The Conference organized by the University of Cambridge Global Food Security Initiative in association with the Cambridge conservation community (CCI, UCCRI and CCF) and the Centre of Development Studies will explore how to translate knowledge into … Continue reading

The Rabbits: opera based on John Marsden and Shaun Tan’s picture book

The Rabbits: opera based on John Marsden and Shaun Tan’s picture book

Not everyone thinks of turning a children’s picture book into an opera, but the rabbits had burrowed deep into John Sheedy’s imagination. He took the idea to Opera Australia’s artistic director Lyndon Terracini, who in turn asked pop singer-songwriter and classical soprano Kate Miller-Heidke to write the music. Miller-­Heidke is also the principal soprano in … Continue reading