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Asia-Europe Museum Network (ASEMUS) 2004: Museum Hopping

Project Period: Contact: Department: Programme: Theme:
06 Mar 04 - 06 Mar 04 ASEF Culture Department Asia-Europe Museum Network (ASEMUS) Culture



Venue:
Singapore

OVERVIEW

This corporate and media development event for ASEMUS brought together curators from Asia and Europe, as well as stakeholders from the private sector, diplomatic corps, media, and international organisations. Several museum projects were showcased at the event, including the following:

- Museum Education And Public Programme

- Peranakan Research Project

- Records Of The Hidden Base Of Borobudur

- Exchanging Cultural Information On Islands West Sumatra

- Unearthing Philippine Pasts In European Museums

- Exchange Of Techniques To Preserve Shared Heritage

- Travelling Exhibition

- Virtual Exhibition

To promote awareness of ASEMUS to the general public, the network held a public discussion on the role of museums in peace and development, titled "Peace by Piece." The discussion panel featured four museum professionals from the British Museum; the Museum of Ethnology in Osaka, Japan; the Philippine National Museum; and the Ethnographic Museum in Antwerp.

GUESTS OF HONOUR

Mr. Manus Brinkman, Secretary General of the International Council of Museums

Mr. Lee Boon Yang, Singaporean Minister of Information, Communications and the Arts

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

National Heritage Board, Singapore

The British Museum