Malaysia

Syed Mohamad Albukhary

Syed Mohamad Albukhary

Director Islamic Art Museum, Malaysia  Read More

Janet Tee

Janet Tee

Director, National Textile Museum, Malaysia Janet Tee first joined The National Museum of Malaysia (Muzium Negara) in the late 70’s. She was the Public Relations officer of the museum and in 2005 was promoted as the Deputy Director of Muzium Negara. During her tenure with the museum, she was awarded the ASEAN  scholarship (1981) to […]  Read More

Kamarul Baharin bin A. Kassim

Kamarul Baharin bin A. Kassim

  Kamarul Baharin bin A. Kasim is presently the Director of Muzium Negara (National Museum), Malaysia. He obtained his first degree in the Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Malaya in 1989. His first appointment was as a curator of Ethnology with the Department of Museums and Antiquities in 1991. His interest and passion […]  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

National Museum, Malaysia

National Museum, Malaysia

Located in the heart of the city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and set amongst its neighbourhood of historical buildings and romantic parkland, the National Museum or popularly known as Muzium Negara is built in the style of a traditional Malay house.   Read More

National Textile Museum, Malaysia

National Textile Museum, Malaysia

The National Textile Museum in Kuala Lumpur explores the rich diversity of the people of Malaysia. The museum traces the development and trend of textiles that have characterized and shaped the life-style of the people of Malaysia as early as the prehistoric era right up to the modern times.   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

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

Ikat weaving in Sumba

Sacred Ikat: From Heirloom to Trade Exhibition

Ikat textiles are found in cultures all over the world. The National Textile Museum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is holding an exhibition and forum to discover two ikat traditions : amongst the Ibans and the Sumbanese.   Read More

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