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[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

Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam

Museum of the Tropics, the Netherlands

The Museum of the Tropics (Tropenmuseum), Amsterdam, is one of the most fascinating anthropological museums in the Netherlands. A visit to the Tropenmuseum is a journey through time, culture and around the world.  Read More

Amsterdam: Idealised photos of colonial life in Asia

Amsterdam: Idealised photos of colonial life in Asia

The photo exhibition, at the Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, offers a different perspective on the idyllic image of colonial life in the Dutch East Indies.  Read More

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