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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

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 Archives of Singapore

National Archives of Singapore

First established in 1968, the National Archives of Singapore (NAS) houses the collective memory of Singapore as a nation, so that current and future generations of Singaporeans will understand its different cultures, explore common heritage and appreciate how far we have come in the nation-building process.
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Peranakan Museum, Singapore

Peranakan Museum, Singapore

The Peranakan Museum in Singapore explores the culture of Peranakan communities in Southeast Asia. Installed in the former Tao Nan Chinese School which was built in 1912, this intimate museum possesses one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of Peranakan objects.  Read More

[Singapore] Indian Textiles for Export, exhibition

[Singapore] Indian Textiles for Export, exhibition

Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore: Journey back to when India clothed the world. Patterns of Trade: Indian Textiles for Export, 1400–1900 presents over seventy works of strikingly patterned and brightly coloured Indian trade textiles from a recently acquired collection.  Read More

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