Events

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

Paris exhibition: Lacquer and Gold, Burmese Manuscripts

Paris exhibition: Lacquer and Gold, Burmese Manuscripts

The National Museum of Asian Art (Musée Guimet), Paris, France, presents for the first time an exceptional collection of manuscripts and artifacts preserved in Burmese collections.   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

Treasures of Korean metal craft exhibition in Australia

Treasures of Korean metal craft exhibition in Australia

Spirit of jang-in, “Treasures of Korean Metal Craft” celebrates 50 Years of Friendship between Australia & the Republic of Korea. The exhibition on until February 2012 at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia.   Read More

Heritage Protection Conference: International Committee of the Blue Shield

Heritage Protection Conference: International Committee of the Blue Shield

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the National Museum of Korea will convene the first conference of the International Committee of the Blue Shield (ICBS), Seoul, Korea, Dec 8-10 2011.  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

Korea DNA in Prague

Korea DNA in Prague

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

France-Singapore: Masterpieces of Painting, Drawing, Photography

France-Singapore: Masterpieces of Painting, Drawing, Photography

Dreams & Reality: Masterpieces of Painting, Drawing & Photography from the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, will be exhibited at the Singapore National Museum from Oct 26-Feb 05 2011.  Read More

Amsterdam: Idealised photos of colonial life in Asia

Amsterdam: Idealised photos of colonial life in Asia

The photo exhibition, at the Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, offers a different perspective on the idyllic image of colonial life in the Dutch East Indies.  Read More

Singapore: Natural history drawings exhibit, Melaka 1800s

Singapore: Natural history drawings exhibit, Melaka 1800s

This permanent exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore presents natural history drawings commissioned by William Farquhar, while he was Commandant of Melaka, 1803 to 1818.  Read More

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