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AD Tour of Ayurvedic Man: Encounters with Indian medicine

Walking tour

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Elements of this event will be audio described.

Thursday 1 February 2018

18:00-18:45

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.

Places are free but very limited. If you would like to come along, please email access@wellcomecollection.org or call 020 7611 2222.