Lee Kang-won

Lee Kang-won

Lee Kang-won is the founder and director of the World Jewellery Museum in Seoul, Korea.  She achieved a B.A. in Journalism from Ewha Woman’s University and studied English literature at Virginia College. She has devoted 40 years of her life to preserving and promoting traditional jewelleries from all around the world.  Lee has previously served as […]  Read More

Appeal for help from UNESCO and ICCROM

UNESCO and ICCROM are launching a worldwide appeal to collect more information about museum collections at risk in storage.  Read More

Buddha image, Myanmar, pre 1912

Images of Lord Buddha – Buddhist Art in Asia

Visitors to Residenzschloss Oettingen in Bayern, Germany will be able to have an overview of the diversity of Buddhist art over the 1,800 years in the exhibition ‘Images of Lord Buddha: Buddhist Art in Asia’.   Read More

Conference on ICT and Museums

Conference on ICT and Museums

For ASEMUS, Information and Communication Technoloyg (ITC in short) has been of crucial importance as means for Asian and European museums museums to cooperate with regards to collections. The conference aimed to share knowledge and perspectives on the use of ICT.

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ASEMUS Executive Committee Meeting, 2007

ASEMUS Executive Committee Meeting, 2007

At the 10th Executive Committee meeting, members discussed the Virtual Collection of Masterpieces (VCM) project and the relationship between VCM and ASEMUS.

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ASEMUS General Conference

ASEMUS General Conference

The meeting gathered over 40 prominent museum professionals from 25 countries, both from current ASEMUS membership as well as from museums in the extended group of ASEM countries. The meeting served successfully as a networking opportunity and therefore, enhanced international co-operation and professional competence sharing.   Read More

ASEMUS Executive Meeting, 2007

ASEMUS Executive Meeting, 2007

At this meeting, ASEF presented to the Executive Committee meeting on their views on the work and development of ASEMUS.  Read More

Travelling Exhibitions

Travelling Exhibitions

The ASEMUS Travelling Exhibition (Travex) brought together 14 curators from museums from China, Ireland, Japan, Portugal, Sweden, Spain, Thailand and the United Kingdom to discuss the curatorial contents and organisational concerns of the project.   Read More

Museums in Action

Museums in Action

The conference discussed the role of museums in advocacy, representation and civil society.
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ASEMUS Executive Meeting, 2005

ASEMUS Executive Meeting, 2005

Members discussed existing ASEMUS projects as well as lessons learnt from the past projects and ideas for future collaborations.  Read More

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