Malaysia

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

Preservation Project

Preservation Project

From the start, preservation of the shared heritage has been high on the ASEMUS agenda. In 2003, an international workshop on the exchange of approaches to preservation and presentation was jointly organised by the Department of Museums and Antiquities in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of […]  Read More

International Workshop on Flexible Materials in Asian Collections

International Workshop on Flexible Materials in Asian Collections

The meeting in Kuala Lumpur was a joint arrangement between the National Museum of Malaysia, Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF), ICCROM and the National Museums of World Culture, Sweden.   Read More

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