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Bali on My Mind

Bali on My Mind

The island of Bali in Indonesia, was the focus of exhibitions curated by two ASEMUS member museum – Bali: dancing for the gods at the Horniman museum in London and Balinese Art in Transition at the Kunst Historisches Museum In Vienna. Bali: dancing for the gods at the Horniman museum is curated by Fiona Kerlogue […]  Read More

Meeting for the Mapping of Asian Collections Project

Meeting for the Mapping of Asian Collections Project

    The Mapping of Asian Collection Project is based on the core of ASEMUS’s mission which is the sharing of collections and information. The Mapping Project was first proposed at the Paris General Conference in September 2010. The guiding principles and the action plan for 2011-2014 is Increased Visibility – Increased Sharing. This theme departs […]  Read More

ASEMUS  Executive Committee Meeting, Paris, 2010

ASEMUS Executive Committee Meeting, Paris, 2010

Discussion at the meeting revolved around new initiatives proposed – the mapping of collections and professionals, the fate of the ASEMUS website and the move of the Secretariat to another member institution. (Minutes to be included later).  Read More

ASEMUS General Conference, Paris, 2010

ASEMUS General Conference, Paris, 2010

ASEMUS celebrated its 10th anniversary at a General Conference hosted by Musée Quai Branly in Paris. The main theme of the event was a new initiative to map collections, expertise and activities at Asian and European museums. During plenary presentations and working group sessions different strategies for future cooperation were discussed and developed. At the […]  Read More

ASEMUS  Executive Committee Meeting 2009

ASEMUS Executive Committee Meeting 2009

Topics discussed at the meeting included the principles of appointing new members to the ASEMUS Exco, new action plans to be put into place to encourage support from the ASEF Paris. Minutes below: Minutes ASEMUS 13th Executive Committee Meeting, Musee Quai Branly, Paris, November 30th & December 1st 2009 Participants: Chong Pil Choe (Vice-Chair), Claudius […]  Read More

View of Sarong Kebaya exhibition, Peranakan Museum, 2011

Sarong Kebaya : Peranakan Fashion and its International Sources Exhibition

The Peranakans are descendants of foreign traders who settled in Southeast Asia and assimilated certain aspects of local, Southeast Asian culture. This exhibition explores the sarong kebaya – a favoured fashion of Peranakan women for generations. The kebaya is a open tunic fastened with the help of brooches worn with a batik sarong or tubular […]  Read More

Southeast Asia: Art, Culture heritage and artistic relations with Europe/Poland

Southeast Asia: Art, Culture heritage and artistic relations with Europe/Poland

  An International Conference on Southeast Asia: Art, Culture heritage and artistic relations with Europe/Poland to be held at the Manggha Museum in Krakow Organisers are inviting museum professionals and scholars from the European Union and Southeast Asia to meet and exchange ideas on Southeast Asia on the following themes: Southeast Asian art in multi-religious […]  Read More

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