Events

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

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

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