Netherlands

Brunei-Netherlands Borneo exhibition

Brunei-Netherlands Borneo exhibition

The Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam & the Brunei Museum in Bandar Seri Begawan will be collaborating on the exhibition “Borneo cultures in Brunei and Dutch collections”  Read More

[Netherlands] Terracotta warriors from China

[Netherlands] Terracotta warriors from China

Thanks to a unique collaboration with the Chinese authorities, archaeological finds from the tomb of China’s first emperor, Qin Shihuang, can be admired in Volkenkunde, the Netherlands.  Read More

[Call] MuseumNext Conference 2013, Amsterdam

[Call] MuseumNext Conference 2013, Amsterdam

MuseumNext 2013 Call For Papers! MuseumNext looks to bring together the leading themes, trends and related best practice from the digital side of museums, with the aim of providing a clear insight into how technology and media are shaping our institutions and the world around us.  Read More

[Exhibition] Gold from Java - Silver from Batavia, The Hauge

[Exhibition] Gold from Java – Silver from Batavia, The Hauge

An exhibition at the Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, is presently showcasing for the first time, the beautiful gold Javanese jewellery of the pre-colonial Javanese courts in contrast to silver objects made for 17th and 18th century functionaries of the Dutch East India Company (VOC).  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

National Museum of Ethnology, the Netherlands

National Museum of Ethnology, the Netherlands

The National Museum of Ethnology (Museum Volkenkunde) in Leiden, the Netherlands, maintains a number of world-renowned collections. King William I (1772-1843) founded the Royal Cabinet of Curiosities in 1816 in The Hague on the basis of a collection of “Chinese curiosities”, donated by a private collector..  Read More

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