Sat, 20 Apr 2019 01:00
Treasures of the highest order
Thailand’s National Museum throws open eight more of its newly renovated and interactive halls
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:05
Learning to save our planet
From now until June 2, Singapore ArtScience Museum visitors will be able to explore the forests of Borneo or dive deep into the coastal seas of Southeast Asia with “REWILD Our Planet”, Singapore’s first Social Augmented Reality (AR) experience jointly developed by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Google, Netflix, the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands and PHORIA.
movie & TV
Sat, 06 Apr 2019 15:07
Guitars of the greats rock halls of New York's Met museum
The art of rock and roll is getting its due at an upcoming show at New York's Met museum, which is decking its halls with instruments from the genre's greats.
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
Crown’s costumes go on show in US
Fans of Netflix’s “The Crown” who are planning a visit the US should be sure to check out Winterthur Museum in Delaware, which is hosting the world’s first comprehensive costume exhibition “Costuming The Crown” featuring 40 costumes from Netflix's most acclaimed original series.
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 15:40
Feast for the eyes
The National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo marks its 60th anniversary with the exhibition titled “Matsukata Collection: A One-Hundred-Year Odyssey” that continues through June.
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 13:30
Chiang Mai’s contemporary art museum tells its tale
The overall story of MAIIAM – a newly-opened private museum of contemporary art in Chiang Mai – is being told in the exhibition, “Temporal Topography: MAIIAM’s New Acquisitions; from 2010 to Present”, at the museum’s Gallery 1.
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
Eight centuries of history
Paris’s Louvre museum celebrates the inauguration of its Pyramid 30 years ago with a new exhibition
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
China’s private museums face cost pressures
On the eve of Art Basel in Hong Kong at the end of this month, concerns are emerging about the ability of China’s private museums to meet the financial demands of maintaining collections and exhibition programmes.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:58
Demonization of Huawei will prove to be a political farce
China's Palace Museum signed an agreement on Friday with Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to promote the use of its 5G telecommunications technology. With the new generation telecoms technology, the Forbidden City, which is the tourist site that welcomes the largest number of visitors in the world each year, will definitely provide state-of-the-art services.
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 01:00
Palace Museum to get 5G technology
When visitors to the gigantic Palace Museum complex in Beijing feel a need to sit down for a cup of tea or find a bathroom without a long line, they soon will be able to turn to their smartphones for the information they need.
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
Exploring Asia’s diverse cultural heritage
Singapore’s Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) will embark on a Season of Chinese Art from June 2019 to mid-2020 with three exhibitions being held in collaboration with leading Chinese institutions and artists.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
Lost in the treasures
A philanthropist in Taiwan honours the sanctuary of his childhood by setting up a free private museum
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 13:15
Talking art and food
Dr Joanne Hyppolite, a Haitian American curator at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) with expertise in African American and African diaspora material and expressive culture, is in Thailand to talk about art and food.
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.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
Taking a stand against ecological ruin
A journey through a virtual human stomach to follow the trail of microplastics or holding the gaze of the person on-screen to take a stand against deforestation are among more than 20 multi-sensory art experiences being offered at “MeshMinds 2.0: ArtxTechforGood”, which takes place next month at the ArtScience Museum in Singapore.