via Philippine Inquirer, 04 September 2017: The soft opening of the new Museo del Galeon in Manila, dedicated to the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade.
Former Senate president Edgardo J. Angara had called it an “executive preview” while the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) had termed it “a soft-opening,” but there was no doubt the whole affair sought to relive the romance of the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade that historians now admit pioneered global inter-ocean trade as we know it now. […]
The Chiang Mai National Museum has a new face after four years of renovation. Reopened on June 14, it brings exhibitions to life using state-of-the-art technology and presentations, and hopes to attract younger visitors.
via Philippine Inquirer, 17 July 2017: The National Museum of the Philippines has declared a number of properties as National Cultural Treasures. The list includes buildings in Intramuros, Vigan, and museum buildings in Manila.
Intramuros monuments, Vigan bridge, Silang church, Pagsanjan arch declared National Cultural Treasures
Singapore News -SINGAPORE – An exhibition featuring the royal regalia and artefacts from Brunei, as well as stamps and currencies from Brunei and Singapore will open from Thursday (July 6) at the Singapore Philatelic Museum (SPM).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
via Japan Times, 04 July 2017: Readers in Japan may be interested in this special exhibition at the Tokyo National Museum, celebrating 130 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Thailand. The exhibition is on until August 27.
July 4-Aug. 27 To honor 130 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Thailand, the Tokyo National Museum is presenting 140 artworks and treasures th
Bangkok Post, 06 June 2017: The late Thai monarch, King Bhumipol Adulyadej is honoured in a special exhibition at the National Museum as the Father of Thai Heritage Conservation.
To commemorate Thai Heritage Conservation Day on April 2, the Fine Arts Department under the Ministry of Culture is hosting an exhibition titled “His Majesty The Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej: Father Of Thai Heritage Conservation” at Itsarawinitchai Throne Hall, the National Museum Bangkok, until Aug 27.
The UrbanWire, 22 April 2017 The National Museum of Singapore experiments with augmented reality exhibits.
Using Google’s latest augmented reality (AR) technology, the National Museum of Singapore’s new addition, the Tango-enabled Architectural Tour, brings the legacy and history of the building to life.
Using indoor mapping, virtual reality and AR technology, visitors will be able to explore how the building has evolved over the past 130 years and virtually view artefacts that were once on display in the museum.