Ethnography

Mae Fah Luang Art and Cultural Park, Thailand

Mae Fah Luang Art and Cultural Park, Thailand

The Lanna art on display at the Mae Fah Luang Art and Cultural Park, Thailand, has been collected by the Mae Fah Luang Foundation under Royal Patronage. It represents the finest exhibition and collection of Northern Thai artefacts in Thailand.  Read More

Sarawak Museum Department, Malaysia

Sarawak Museum Department, Malaysia

The Sarawak Museum, Malaysia, was established by Charles Brooke the Second Rajah in 1860, thanks to the influence of the great naturalist, Alfred Russell Wallace.   Read More

Brunei Museum

Brunei Museum

The Brunei Museum was established in 1965, with its first administrative office at the Civic Centre in Bandar Seri Begawan. Given approval for a building of its own, a location was selected for the museum, on a historical site, at Kota Batu.  Read More

National Museum of Anthropology, Spain

National Museum of Anthropology, Spain

The National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropología), in Madrid, Spain, was opened on 29 April 1875 by King Alfonso XII. It was founded on the personal initiative of Dr. Pedro González Velasco.  Read More

Terengganu State Museum, Malaysia

Terengganu State Museum, Malaysia

The Terengganu State Museum, Malaysia, was established in the year 1976. The history of the museum begins with the discovery of the Terengganu inscription stone in Kampung Buloh, Hulu Terengganu by Syed Hussein Ghulam Al Bukhari in the year 1902. This was to be an iconic artefact for the new museum.   Read More

The Puppet Museum, Portugal

The Puppet Museum, Portugal

The Puppet Museum (Museu da Marioneta) is the first and only Portuguese museum solely dedicated to the interpretation and dissemination of the history of puppets and puppet theatres.   Read More

musée du quai Branly, permanent collections, © musée du quai Branly, photographer Nicolas Borel,

Quai Branly Museum, France

The creation of the Quai Branly Museum (musée du quai Branly) Paris, France, an institution entirely dedicated to the arts and civilizations of Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas, was the result of a political desire to see justice rendered to Non-European cultures.  Read More

Guimet Museum of Asian Art, France

Guimet Museum of Asian Art, France

The Guimet Museum of Asian Art (Musée National des arts asiatiques Guimet) in Paris, France has one of the largest collections of Asian art outside Asia.  Read More

Ayala Museum, Philippines

Ayala Museum, Philippines

The Ayala Museum, Makati City, Manila, was envisioned in the 1950s by the late artist, Fernando Zobel de Ayala y Montojo, it became a reality as a project of the Ayala Foundation in 1967.   Read More

Museum of Agriculture, Korea

Museum of Agriculture, Korea

The Museum of Agriculture in Seoul, which began collecting artifacts related to agriculture in 1985, was founded in 1987. It was the first museum of agriculture in Korea.   Read More

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