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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

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

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