Gallery tour

AD Tour of Ayurvedic Man: Encounters with Indian medicine

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Be guided by us through an exhibition that crosses cultures and continents, but has as its starting point ‘Ayurvedic Man’ – an 18th-century Nepali painting depicting the organs and vessels of the male body according to classical Ayurveda.

Visitor Experience Assistant Daniela explores a series of encounters: between ancient South Asian medical practice and modern biomedicine and between exquisite objects from the Ayurvedic tradition and the colonial-era collector.

Daniela is trained in audio description techniques by VocalEyes and has designed this tour for visitors who are blind or partially sighted.

Audio described

This event is audio described for visitors who are blind or partially sighted. For any assistance, please email us at or call 020 7611 2222.