• Fri, 15 Mar 2019 20:15
    A race to save the past
    Vaster than ancient Ayutthaya and perhaps just as important in its day, Si Thep in Phetchabun has begun sharing its secrets. it also sits on an oil field
    national
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    New measures to protect Phetchabun historical park
    Fine Arts Department succeeds in halting oil- drilling project to conserve ancient temple complex
    national
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:57
    Thai collector returns prehistoric artefacts to the government
    Thai businessman and collector Thammarit Jira handed in 104 pieces of prehistoric artefacts, including famous Ban Chiang pottery to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at the National Museum on Friday.
    national
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    Fine Arts Department frets over ‘illegal’ gold painting of numerous temples
    IMMEDIATE ACTION is required to renovate the hundreds of historical temples painted in gold across the Kingdom, the Fine Arts Department said early this week.
    national
  • Tue, 25 Sep 2018 14:52
    Workers hurt as historic tower falls during restoration at Bangkok temple
    An ancient bell tower collapsed during its restoration at a Bangkok temple shortly before noon on Tuesday, injuring 11 workers.
    national
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 18:45
    Features from Royal Crematorium divided, on display across country
    The deconstruction of the King Rama IX’s Royal Crematorium is completed and the Culture Ministry’s Fine Arts Department has relocated some components for display at various palaces and museums around the country, Deputy Prime Minister Visanu Krua-ngam announced at Government House on Wednesday.
    national
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 17:20
    Historic elephant palace in Ayutthaya to get Bt30 million makeover
    The Fine Arts Department will spend Bt30 million on improving the Ayutthaya Elephant Palace & Royal Kraal. Sacred and rare rituals will be carried out at the facility on Monday to mark the start of conservation efforts.
    national
  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:50
    Buri Ram pulls out the stops
    Buri Ram province, in cooperation with the Fine Arts Department and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), is organising the annual Phanom Rung Historical Park Festival 2018 from March 30 to April 1.
    Thailand
  • Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:00
    Phanom Rung Historical Park Festival 2018
    Buri Ram province, in cooperation with the Fine Arts Department and the Tourism Authority of Thailand, is organising the annual Phanom Rung Historical Park Festival 2018, from March 30 to April 1 at the Phnom Rung Historical Park.
    Travel log
  • Mon, 26 Feb 2018 01:00
    Phimai residents outraged over new park status
    LOCAL PEOPLE in Nakhon Ratchasima have expressed strong opposition against the Fine Arts Department’s decision to declare their houses as part of a historical site.
    national
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 17:35
    January 11 rite will initiate removal of Royal Crematorium 
    Fine Arts Department will invite Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to preside over a religious rite next week for the official start in removing the Royal Crematorium of HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Sanam Luang field in Bangkok.
    national
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 12:21
    Museums, historical parks free to see for New Year
    The Culture Ministry’s Fine Arts Department is waiving admission charges at all national museums and historical parks from tomorrow (December 30) through January 2, allowing free access to venerable Buddha images and ensuring the New Year begins auspiciously.
    national
  • Thu, 26 Oct 2017 01:00
    Music to lift the soul
    An impressive roster of talent has been assembled to provide the soundtrack to the royal cremation
    Kingdom Grieves
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:13
    Wat Arun renovation done properly, say officials
    The recent restoration of the iconic stupa of the Temple of Dawn, which is more commonly known as Wat Arun, has been completed properly in line with its original detailing and technical principles, according to the chief of the Fine Arts Department, which was in charge of the renovation.
    national
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:00
    Officials defend authenticity of Wat Arun work amid criticism
    THE recent restoration of the iconic stupa of the Temple of Dawn, which is more commonly known as Wat Arun, has been completed properly in line with its original detailing and technical principles, according to the chief of the Fine Arts Department, which was in charge of the renovation.
    national
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