The Brunei Gallery SOAS


The Brunei Gallery is an exciting modern venue situated in the heart of London, a five minute walk from the British Museum. Opposite the main entrance to the School of Oriental and African Studies (London University), Europe's leading centre for the study of Asia and Africa, the gallery is dedicated to showing work of and from Asia and Africa, of both a historical and contemporary nature, through a programme of changing exhibitions.

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The Brunei Gallery SOAS

Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
0207898 4046/4915
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4.5 out of 5 based on 4 reviews

Top 4 reviews of The Brunei Gallery SOAS

4.0 out of 5 12 August 2016
by Lidwina K.

Escape the hustle and bustle of the British Museum and take a stroll down memory lane at The Brunei Gallery to immerse yourself in asian art. Explore their stunning but small collection where u can walk freely, far from the madding crowd. The temporary exhibition by Chinese landscape painter Hong Ling (until 24 September 2016) is definitely worth your time. Admission is also free but...more

5.0 out of 5 9 September 2009
by SJ F.

Today I stood in a Mongolian yurt in my bare feet!

No, seriously.

This quiet (and free!) little gallery located very close to the British Museum is well worth the time. It's a modest little collection, and I doubt that there's enough to do to keep you busy for an entire afternoon. However, it's a nice couple of hours worth of things to see. Right now the exhibition shouldn't be missed....more

5.0 out of 5 21 November 2008
by Minal P.

The Brunei Gallery has some great stocks of art specializing in African, Middle Eastern and Asian art. Currently there is a great exhibition called Edge of Arabia, featuring contemporary art from Saudi Arabia.

There is a permanent collection here as well, and a little bookshop upstairs where you can purchase specialist books on various subjects relating to these regions. People often miss...more

3.0 out of 5 17 November 2008
by Leonie_Heyer

A nice building featuring the Japanese perfomance space/garden which can be seen from the main staircase.

The atrium has the soas bookshop and some benches where you can wait for people outside of the rain while picking up books on random subjects related to the Orient and Africa.

The Brunei gallery hosts a number of exhibitions and has a great auditorium for screening...more

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