Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:30
Painting temples gold can land you in jail, warns Fine Art Department
After a report of historical temples being painted gold triggered an uproar on social media, the Culture Ministry’s Fine Art Department on Wednesday warned people to stop unauthorised painting of national heritage monuments as it violates the law.
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 16:13
Historic pots returned from US
An American donor has returned her private collection of 12 prehistoric Ban Chiang pottery pieces to the Thai government, according to Deputy Director of Fine Art Department Prateep Phengtako.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
No victory in sight
Renovation plans for Bangkok’s historic landmarks have run into a monumental disruption – who’s actually in charge of these places?
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 20:08
American collector returns prehistoric pottery pieces
American collector Katherine Ayers-Mannix has returned her private collection of 12 prehistoric Baan Chiang pottery pieces to the Thai government, Culture Minister Vira Rojpojchanarat told a press conference on Thursday at Bangkok’s King Vajiravudh Memorial Hall.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:30
Thai art and culture prospered under King Rama IX
The Royal Narai Song Suban barge, Pattaya’s Khao Chi Chan Buddha and the grand scene “Khon Yok Rob” (Masked Dance’s Fighting Scene), are among “The Great Thai Arts and Culture in the Reign of King Rama IX”, praised by the Culture Ministry’s Fine Art Department at Bangkok’s National Theatre on Tuesday.
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:26
Erawan Shrine ready for the grand rite
After Fine Art Department has restored the ruin Erawan Shrine for nine days, the golden Brahma statue is ready for tomorrow grand rite.
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:00
With the blessings of Brahma
Restoration of the Erawan Shrine began yesterday and, since damage was slight, should only take a few days