The Chulia in Penang Photography Exhibition and Lecture, Jan 2016

The Chulia in Penang_exhibiton slider

The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM), Kuala Lumpur, is pleased to present our upcoming exhibition entitled “The Chulia in Penang” which will be on display from 28th January until 28th March 2016. This exhibition is based on the latest publication by Khoo Salma Nasution, a heritage advocate  and the author of “The Chulia in Penang: Patronage and Place-Making around the Kapitan Kling Mosque 1786-1957”. In conjunction with  this  historical and documentary exhibition,  a special lecture will be held on the 30th January 2016 (Saturday) at 10 am at IAMM, followed by a book-signing session and lecturing tour of the exhibition at the Open Space Gallery.

For  further information, or to enquire and register yourself to the events, kindly email to or contact the Education Department, 03-2270 5103 or 03-2270 5111.


chulia lecture _11 january 2016

 Programme itinerary (for lecture)

 10.00 am               : Arrival & Registration

10.15 am               : Arrival of Speakers

10.30 am               : Welcome & Introduction

10.45 am               : Talk by Jasmin Abdul Wahab (short screening of Masjid Kapitan Keling documentary)

11.30 am               : Talk by Khoo Salma       

12.15 pm               : Q&A Session

12.30 pm               : Memento Presentation

12.40 pm               : Book Signing: The Chulia in Penang

1.00 pm                 : Tour to “The Chulia in Penang” Exhibition

1.30 pm                 : End of Programme