Fiji: Art and Life in the Pacific at Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts
Art Exhibition, Sat 15 Oct 2016 - Sun 12 Feb 2017
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts
The most comprehensive exhibition about Fiji and Fijian art ever assembled, Fiji: Art and Life in the Pacific will highlight exceptional collections from the UK and elsewhere, including the Fiji Museum.
The exhibition will bring together beautiful historic objects such as wood sculpture, bowls, canoes, weapons, large painted barkcloths and finely crafted objects made of shell and whale ivory, as well as examples of contemporary art.
Continuity of artistic practice in Fiji will be explored. Among the highlights will be a specially commissioned 26-ft sailing canoe and barkcloth wedding dresses.
Over 250 objects, paintings, drawings and historic photographs will celebrate Fijian creativity and the important place of art in Fijian culture.
By Road: Turn onto the B1108 towards Norwich city centre. After approximately 1 mile, turn right into the UEA campus (well signposted). At the porter's lodge, ask for directions to the Sainsbury Centre car park.
By Public Transport: From Norwich station it is 3 miles to Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.
Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Norwich station