Traders and migrants, jewellery and multicoloured cottons, languages and commerce – port cities mix people, merchandise, and ideas. This special exhibition paints a picture of life through photographs, paintings, fashion, luxury goods, and everyday objects. Disembark at ACM for a view of hybrid cultures, ingenuity, and global trends bred in these cosmopolitan centres.
Port Cities: Multicultural Emporiums of Asia, 1500–1900, 04 Nov 2016 — 19 Feb 2017
Asian Civilizations Museum, 1 Empress Place