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[Workshop Call] Chinese Musical Instruments and Western Museums

[Workshop Call] Chinese Musical Instruments and Western Museums

Call for Contributions to share information at the Workshop Chinese Musical Instruments and Western Museums to be held in Leiden, The Netherlands, 13-16 Sept 2012.  Read More

[2012 Conference] The Best in Heritage

[2012 Conference] The Best in Heritage

“The Best in Heritage” is the world’s only annual survey of awarded museum, heritage and conservation projects. The event will be held in September this year in the World Heritage listed city of Dubrovnik in Croatia.  Read More

Tobacco box, Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), 19th century State Ethnographical Collections of Saxony, Grassi Museum of Ethnography Leipzig collection of H. Saenger

Germany: Korea Rediscovered !

Ten German museums with Korean collections have come together to do a travelling exhibition titled ‘Discovering Korea! Treasures from German Museums’.   Read More

Detail of Sho-Kannon Bosatsu, Japan 12th century

Exhibition: In the steps of the Buddha, Melbourne

The exhibition, In the steps of the Buddha – held at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, explores the development of Buddhist imagery across Asia.   Read More

Hajj certificate (detail). 17th–18th century AD. Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art (Khalili Family Trust).

Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam

The Hajj or the pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia, is one of the five pillars of Islam. It is the pilgrimage that every Muslim must make at least once in their lifetime if they are able. This major exhibition at the British Museum, London charts the history of this spiritual journey.  Read More

Tokyo National Museum hosts 200 Chinese masterpieces

Tokyo National Museum hosts 200 Chinese masterpieces

The Tokyo National Museum is hosting an exhibition of masterpieces from the Palace Museum, Beijing, to mark the 40th anniversary of the normalization of relations between Japan and China.  Read More

[Singapore] Indian Textiles for Export, exhibition

[Singapore] Indian Textiles for Export, exhibition

Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore: Journey back to when India clothed the world. Patterns of Trade: Indian Textiles for Export, 1400–1900 presents over seventy works of strikingly patterned and brightly coloured Indian trade textiles from a recently acquired collection.  Read More

Budapest: Korean Art in the 18-19th Century

Budapest: Korean Art in the 18-19th Century

The Hopp Ferenc East-Asia Museum of Art, Budapest, Hungary, has a temporary exhibition presenting the extremely exciting culture of Korea. Interiors, ceremonial clothing and ornamented objects represent Korean art.  Read More

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

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

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