Museum of Cultures, National Museum of Finland

Museum of Cultures, National Museum of Finland

While the Museum of Cultures, National Museum of Finland, was only formed in 1999, the history of its collection dates back to 1828.   Read More

[Exhibition in Seoul] Civilizations of Turkey: Emperors in Istanbul

[Exhibition in Seoul] Civilizations of Turkey: Emperors in Istanbul

Turkey, standing at the crossroads of Eastern and Western civilisations, is the focus for a special exhibition held at the National Museum of Korea, Seoul. Titled ‘The Civilizations of Turkey: Emperors in Istanbul’ – the exhibition explores the various legacies of the Hittites, Greek and Roman empires, the Byzantine and Ottoman empires.  Read More

Gyeomjae Jeong seon Memorial Museum, Korea

Gyeomjae Jeong seon Memorial Museum, Korea

The Gyeomjae Jeong Seon Memorial Museum was established in 2009 to commemorate the great Korean painter Jeong Seon (1676–1759). He is known as the father of the ‘true-view’ landscape painting tradition.   Read More

[Exhibition] Lacquer by a master Japanese artist

[Exhibition] Lacquer by a master Japanese artist

An exhibition of exquisite lacquerware, screens, paintings, decorative and everyday life objects will be presented for the first time in France at Cernuschi Museum , illustrating the Japanese painter, Shibata Zeshin’s masterful art.   Read More

Conference on Indian trade textiles in Singapore

Conference on Indian trade textiles in Singapore

Journey back to when India clothed the world. In the 17th and 18th centuries, millions of yards of cloth a year were produced in the subcontinent – mainly in Gujarat and on the Coromandel Coast – and traded to various regions of Asia, the Islamic lands, and Europe. Wherever they were traded, these Indian textiles […]  Read More

Corfu Museum of Asian Art, Greece

Corfu Museum of Asian Art, Greece

The Corfu Museum of Asian Art is the only museum in Greece exclusively dedicated to Far Eastern and Indian art and antiquity. The museum is housed in the Palace of Sts Michael and George.  Read More

State Museum of Oriental Art, Russian Federation

State Museum of Oriental Art, Russian Federation

The State Museum of Oriental Art, in Moscow, is one of the largest cultural educational institutions of the Russian Federation. It holds permanent expositions of the Art of China, Korea, Japan, South-Eastern Asia, Mongolia, India, Central Asia, Tibet and much more.  Read More

[Exhibition] Wedding Celebrations of Laos’ Ethnic Groups, Luang Prabang

[Exhibition] Wedding Celebrations of Laos’ Ethnic Groups, Luang Prabang

The Exhibition “From Courtship to Kinship: Wedding Celebrations of Laos’ Ethnic Groups” provides a rare insight into the distinct wedding traditions of the Lao people and several of the country’s ethnic minorities. It will be held at the The Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre in Luang Prabang, Laos.  Read More

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