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National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland

The building of the new Museum of Scotland, which opened in 1998, to tell the country‚Äôs history from earliest times to the present day, created a landmark museum in Edinburgh for the nation.  Read More

A Manchu bride. Photograph by John Thomson. Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images

Photo Exhibition Dublin: China through Scottish eyes

At the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, there is an photography exhibition on loan from the Wellcome Library, London, featuring photos of China taken by Scottish photographer John Thomson between 1868 and 1872.   Read More

Coloured ink on paper, c.1929-30, Coll. Rabindra Bhavana

Rabindranath Tagore: Poet and Painter

2011 marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), who is best known as a poet and the first non-European writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913.  Read More

Self and Other: Portraits from Asia and Europe

Self and Other: Portraits from Asia and Europe

This travelling exhibition is about how people in Asian and European countries have visualised themselves and each other from earliest times up to the present. Its purpose is to promote better mutual understanding among peoples by exposing stereotypes which Asians and Europeans have had and still have about each other and about themselves. The challenge […]  Read More

Bali on My Mind

Bali on My Mind

The island of Bali in Indonesia, was the focus of exhibitions curated by two ASEMUS member museum – Bali: dancing for the gods at the Horniman museum in London and Balinese Art in Transition at the Kunst Historisches Museum In Vienna. Bali: dancing for the gods at the Horniman museum is curated by Fiona Kerlogue […]  Read More

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