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[Singapore] Islamic Arts from Southeast Asia

[Singapore] Islamic Arts from Southeast Asia

“Islamic Arts from Southeast Asia: Highlights of the Asian Civilisations Museum” reveals how artistic forms from central Islamic lands were transformed by regional traditions. Religious objects such as Qur’ans, calligraphy, and tomb markers, will be displayed along with secular objects, including arms, textiles, and pottery  Read More

[Conference] UMAC 2012 Singapore

[Conference] UMAC 2012 Singapore

The XII Annual Meeting of the International Committee for University Museums and Collections (UMAC) 2012 will be held in Singapore on the 10 to 12 October 2012 at the National University of Singapore.  Read More

[Exhibition in Singapore] Tautology of Memory

[Exhibition in Singapore] Tautology of Memory

National University of Singapore Exhibition: Tautology of Memory is a single channel video shot by artist Rupal Shah at the archaeological site of Ajanta in Western India.   Read More

[Exhibition] Asia-EU Shared Heritage, Singapore

[Exhibition] Asia-EU Shared Heritage, Singapore

Visit Asia-Europe Shared Heritage: As we see it – a Travelling Exhibition at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Museum. It will be on display from 11 May to 13 June 2012.   Read More

National Museum of Singapore

National Museum of Singapore

The National Museum of Singapore was originally established in 1887 as the Raffles Library and Museum. It had an extensive Southeast Asian zoological and ethnographic collection prior to World War II and was a centre of research, frequently visited by  Read More

Conference on Indian trade textiles in Singapore

Conference on Indian trade textiles in Singapore

Journey back to when India clothed the world. In the 17th and 18th centuries, millions of yards of cloth a year were produced in the subcontinent – mainly in Gujarat and on the Coromandel Coast – and traded to various regions of Asia, the Islamic lands, and Europe. Wherever they were traded, these Indian textiles […]  Read More

Shabbir Hussain Mustafa

Shabbir Hussain Mustafa

Assistant Curator, National University of Singapore Museum, Singapore  Read More

Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore

Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore

Discover Asia at the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM), the region’s only museum devoted to the civilisations, arts and culture of Asia. With a collection spanning Southeast Asia, China, South Asia and the Islamic world of West Asia, the museum also traces the diverse cultural roots of modern Singaporeans.   Read More

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