A Manchu bride. Photograph by John Thomson. Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images

Photo Exhibition Dublin: China through Scottish eyes

At the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, there is an photography exhibition on loan from the Wellcome Library, London, featuring photos of China taken by Scottish photographer John Thomson between 1868 and 1872.   Read More

Museum of Agriculture, Korea

Museum of Agriculture, Korea

The Museum of Agriculture in Seoul, which began collecting artifacts related to agriculture in 1985, was founded in 1987. It was the first museum of agriculture in Korea.   Read More

Coloured ink on paper, c.1929-30, Coll. Rabindra Bhavana

Rabindranath Tagore: Poet and Painter

2011 marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), who is best known as a poet and the first non-European writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913.  Read More

ASEMUS Executive Committee Meeting, Sweden, 2011

ASEMUS Executive Committee Meeting, Sweden, 2011

The ASEMUS Executive Committee was held at the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities in Stockholm, Sweden on the 8th October 2011. This was followed by the VCM Trustees meeting on the 9th October.   Read More

Tokyo: Exhibition honouring the Great Masters of Kamakura Buddhism

Tokyo: Exhibition honouring the Great Masters of Kamakura Buddhism

The exhibition is organised by the Tokyo National Museum, Japan, to commemorate the 800th Grand Memorial of Honen and the 750th Grand Memorial of Shinran, the two great masters of Kamakura Buddhism.  Read More

“A Gathering of Sufis on a Terrace”, Isfahan, Iran, 1584-85

Sufism – The Mystical Path of Islam

In Copenhagen till 8 April 2012, visitors to The David Collection will be able to see a special exhibition on Sufism’s impact on the art of the Islamic world.   Read More

Mapping of Asian Collections

Mapping of Asian Collections

The objective of the mapping Asian collections project is to increase the visibility and knowledge about Asian Collections in Europe and Asia.
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Korea DNA in Prague

Korea DNA in Prague

An exhibition featuring Korea’s contemporary design culture in Prague, Czech Republic.   Read More

Ikat weaving in Sumba

Sacred Ikat: From Heirloom to Trade Exhibition

Ikat textiles are found in cultures all over the world. The National Textile Museum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is holding an exhibition and forum to discover two ikat traditions : amongst the Ibans and the Sumbanese.   Read More

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