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[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

[Exhibition] India's Naga People, Vienna

[Exhibition] India’s Naga People, Vienna

The Museum of Ethnology, in Vienna, Austria, latest exhibition highlights the Naga People of India.  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

[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

Detail of pua kumbu, National Textile Museum Collection

World Textile Symposium 2012 in Malaysia

Malaysia will host the 2012 World Textile Symposium in conjunction with National Craft Day Celebration in Kuala Lumpur on the 28 and 29th March 2012.   Read More

Architecture in Islamic Arts: Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum

Architecture in Islamic Arts: Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum

Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum is a travelling exhibition of objects and art which has been touring renowned museums in key European cities. Come 30 March, it will open at the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.  Read More

[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

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