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2024 Calendar of Events

Throughout the year Asian Art in London is proud to promote a wide range of art events across the UK. These include symposia, performances, gallery talks, openings, lectures, short courses and much more. London’s eclectic resources make it a hub for art-world professionals and enthusiasts. This page is regularly updated.

Our London Event and guidebook

Asian Art in London is an annual programme that promotes London as a centre of excellence in the arts of Asia. Each October/November in and around Central London an intensive programme of specialised exhibitions, auctions and lectures is offered by its Participants –  respected dealers, major auction houses and cultural institutions specialising in Asian Art.
2023 sees the 26th edition of Asian Art in London. From 19th October until 4th November, our Participants will open their doors across London to welcome eager visitors and collectors. The dates for each section this year are:

Indian & Islamic Art: 19 – 28 October 2023
East Asian Art: 26 October – 4 November 2023

Read our 2023 guidebook to discover our Participants’ exhibitions, auctions, and events, and to find key information about:

  • Late Night Openings for Indian & Islamic Art on Friday 20th October at Cromwell Place (RSVP essential and Sunday 22nd October in St James’s. Late Night Openings for East Asian Art on Friday 27th October  Cromwell Place Lates x Asian Art in London at Cromwell Place (RSVP essential, Saturday 28th October on Kensington Church Street, Sunday 29th October in St James’s and Monday 30th October in Mayfair
  • Our Champagne Reception takes place on 26th October at Sotheby’s, New Bond Street. Purchase your tickets here
  • An exciting range of expert-led talks and events

Champagne Reception

Our Champagne Reception took place on Thursday 26th October 2023 at Sotheby’s, New Bond Street. The evening is a chance for Asian Art in London Participants to mark this year’s edition: to socialise with collectors, museum directors, curators, journalists and friends of Asian Art in London. 

Showtime Photo Booth joined us at our 2022 gala party (pictured right), bringing their Retro Photo Booth for us to capture some fabulous memories of the night.
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Asian Art in London continues its video series with Flora Vesterberg, an art historian and broadcaster. In this episode, Flora visits the inspiring Wallace Collection to learn about two compelling examples of bejewelled Asian arms and armour. She meets Arthur Bijl, the Hutton McRoberts Assistant Curator of Ottoman, Middle Eastern and Asian Arms and Armour to discuss the two works of art and their significance within a wider collection that includes Sèvres porcelain as well as Venetian paintings by Canaletto and Rococo masterpieces.  

Curator tours

Asian Art in London is delighted to announce curator-led tours for 2024. We are working teaming up with the likes of  London Art Week and SOAS-Alphawood Postgraduate Diploma in Asian Art to provide lucky visitors with an informative and personal experience. Check out our Events Calendar for details.



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