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Five Continents Museum, Munich, Germany

Five Continents Museum, Munich, Germany

The Five Continents Museum in Munich (formerly State Museum of Ethnology) was founded in 1862 and is the oldest of its kind in Germany. Today it holds about 160,000 ethnographical artefacts and masterpieces of non-European origin.   Read More

Museum of Ethnology Hamburg, Germany

Museum of Ethnology Hamburg, Germany

The ethnographic collection of Hamburg, in Germany, was first mentioned in 1850 as part of the municipal library. After several moves, it became the Museum of Ethnology Hamburg (Museum für Völkerkunde) in 1879.  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

ICOM Conference 2011: Creating International Exhibitions

ICOM Conference 2011: Creating International Exhibitions

“The challenge of Creating International Exhibitions” The International Committee on Exhibitions & Exchanges, part of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), will hold its annual conference in Berlin, Germany in October.  Read More

Buddha image, Myanmar, pre 1912

Images of Lord Buddha – Buddhist Art in Asia

Visitors to Residenzschloss Oettingen in Bayern, Germany will be able to have an overview of the diversity of Buddhist art over the 1,800 years in the exhibition ‘Images of Lord Buddha: Buddhist Art in Asia’.   Read More

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