Tag Archives: exhibition

From China to Malaysia: IGI Global will exhibit at annual BIBF and IFLA conferences

(22 August 2018) IGI Global will attend the 25th Beijing International Book Fair in Beijing, China, on August 22-26 at booth E1.L04. The international academic publisher looks forward to reconnecting with global partners to discuss their new 2019 initiatives. This is the ninth year IGI has attended BIBF. Dr. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, President and CEO, Nick Newcomer, Marketing Manager, […]


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Digital Dunhuang show to open in Hong Kong

(10 July 2018) The Heritage Museum will host the Digital Dunhuang – Tales of Heaven & Earth exhibition from July 11 to October 22. It uses the latest multimedia technology to show Dunhuang’s famous grottoes and cultural relics. It will feature more than 100 exhibits, including a replica of cave 285, the most vibrant cave […]


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Al-Tibb: healing traditions in Islamic medical manuscripts

(22 February 2018)  Medicine in Islam carries a history of enquiry, innovation and change. Through and through, the search for knowledge occupies an esteemed place in the Islamic worldview. Al-Tibb: Healing Traditions in Islamic Medical Manuscripts attempts to make manifest this journey of discovery and accomplishments. A selection of manuscripts, along with accompanying objects, seeks […]


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Tales of the Malay World

(22 January 2018) If you are in Singapore – or anywhere near – grab the opportunity to visit the exhibition Tales of the Malay World, at the National Library of Singapore, before it ends on 25 February 2018. The biggest international exhibition of Malay manuscripts ever held, the display of over a hundred Malay manuscripts […]


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Special Collections and Exhibition Coordinator, UNSW

(10 December 2017) The Special Collections and Exhibitions Coordinator will collaborate with students, staff, researchers, authors and vendors to research, design and deliver a diverse program of library exhibitions, launch and community events. The position will help the library to further build its relationships with stakeholders to ensure the library is a scholarly and cultural […]


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Melodrama in Meiji Japan at The National Library of Australia

(23 May 2017) Step into the tumultuous world of Meiji Japan (1868–1912), through a selection of stunning Japanese woodblock illustrations. Used to illustrate Japanese novels, these beautiful images, known as kuchi-e (literally, ‘mouth/opening picture’), accompany stories filled with drama, tragedy and intrigue, reflecting the uncertainty of the times. The exhibition is 24 May to 27 August […]


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Bodleian First Folio on display in Singapore

(23 March 2017) The Bodleian Libraries have collaborated with the National Library of Singapore to display a copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio in Singapore. The display is open to the public until 23 April 2017 in the National Library Building, and also forms a part of this year’s University of Oxford’s Alumni Weekend in Asia, […]


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Bound for China: Shakespeare, Sherlock and Charlotte Brontë

Ten of the British Library’s most iconic treasures will be loaned to China for the first time ever as part of a wide-ranging programme of cultural exchange between the UK’s national Library and partner institutions in China. (23 March 2017) Shakespeare to Sherlock: Treasures of the British Library is a joint exhibition at the National […]


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University of Hong Kong Main Library exhibits The Birds of America

(15 November 2016) The Main Library of the University of Hong Kong will present The Birds of America by  John James Audubon, 21st Century Edition exhibition at the 2nd Floor Atrium/Exhibitions Area of the Main Library of the University of Hong Kong, from 21 November until  5 December 2016. To renew John James Audubon’s masterpiece […]


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Rare chance to view historic Singapore papers

(19 October 2016) Printed on paper and parchment, with gold leaf accents and motifs such as brightly coloured orchids and hibiscuses – the documents proclaiming Singapore’s merger with Malaysia embodied the hope in the air in 1963. Barely two years later, as the merger unravelled, plain documents were hastily stapled together to detail Singapore’s separation […]


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Shakespeare folio to show in Hong Kong

(10 October 2016) In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s (1564-1616) death, a copy of the English writer’s collection First Folio will be displayed at a free public exhibition from October 26 to 29 in Hong Kong. The First Folio was collated seven years after the Bard’s passing by fellow actors and friends […]


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The National Valuable Ancient Books Exhibition opens in China

(21 June 2016) On 8 June 2016, on the eve of Culture Heritage Day, the National Valuable Ancient Books Exhibition, which is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and State Administration of Cultural Heritageand organized by the National Library of China (China National Center for Preservation & Conservation of Ancient Books, National Museum of Classic […]


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Antique books on old Korea by Western writers on display at National Library of Korea

(9 May 2016) Many books on Korea written by Westerners are currently on display as part of a special exhibition at the National Library of Korea. Most of the books were written by women who visited the country from 1883 to the mid-1900s for missionary work, travel and other reasons. The books were donated by […]


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Islamic message exhibition gets underway in Singapore

(8 December 2015) The Message of Islam exhibition began at the Singapore National Library  yesterday. The exhibition is organised by the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs, in cooperation with the Consulate General of Oman to the Republic of Singapore. The exhibition aims to disseminate and promote a culture of peaceful coexistence and understanding among […]


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The Celestial Empire: Life in China, 1644-1911

Experience 300 years of Chinese culture and tradition from two of the world’s great libraries. From life at court to life in the villages and fields, glimpse the world of China’s last imperial dynasty and its wealth of cultural tradition. See exquisite and precious objects from the National Library of China. Marvel at drawings and […]


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