Tag Archives: exhibitions

New exhibition commemorates century of Islamic literature in Singapore

(1 Aug 2019) The exhibition, Treasures Of Muslim Scholars: 100 Years Of Singapore Literary Heritage, was launched by President Halimah Yacob at the National Library Building on Thursday (Aug 1). Supported by the National Heritage Board (NHB), the exhibition is a sequel to Singapore Islamic Scholars and Religious Teachers Association’s (Pergas) first national-level exhibition held in […]


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Relish cultural treasure at National Library of China

(3 January 2018) Responding to China’s first library law which guarantees libraries’ cultural service function for the public, the National Library takes the lead in bringing traditional cultural gems closer to people in Beijing. On Jan 1, the library opened an exhibition on Siku Quanshu, also known as the Imperial Collection of Four. It is […]


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National Library of China displays digital murals

(26 April 2017) A new exhibition showcasing digital replicas of murals and sculptures from Buddhist temples in North China’s Shanxi Province kicked off on Tuesday at the National Library of China (NLC) in Beijing. Hosted by the Chinese Fine Art Research and Development Center (CFARDC) under the Chinese Folk Literature and Art Association and the […]


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British literary icons head for China and India

(2 December 2016) In 2017 the British Library will, for the first time ever, take some of its most spectacular items on tour to cities around China, beginning with the National Library of Beijing in April. Ten iconic items from the Library’s collections, including Charlotte Brontë’s handwritten manuscript of Jane Eyre and one of the […]


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Australian collecting institutions receive support to tour collections

(6 July 2015) Today the Australian Government announced $1 million in funding for Australia’s nine national collecting institutions to develop and tour exhibitions across Australia, including to regional areas. The National Museum of Australia, National Gallery of Australia, National Archives of Australia, National Portrait Gallery, Australian National Maritime Museum, National Film and Sound Archive, National […]


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Melbourne’s counter-culture and creative identity explored in upcoming exhibition Bohemian Melbourne

“For more than a century and a half, Melbourne has spawned networks of creative iconoclasts – poets, painters, novelists, performers, satirists, filmmakers, rock ’n’ roll stars – as famous for their subversive, controversial lifestyles as for the work they produced.” – Tony Moore The State Library of Victoria will explore the counter-cultural and creative identity […]


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Libraries and artists collaborate in Hong Kong

If you’re passing through Hong Kong, libraries and artists have got together to offer courses and exhibitions open to the public. CityU library has a Chinese calligraphy course for beginners during November 2013.  Read about it here. Lingnan University has an exhibition of paintings by Anna Glynn, Artist in Residence from Australia.  Her paintings can […]


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2013 at the British Library

(7 February 2013) 2013 promises to be a fantastic year for culture at the British Library which has released a video of what is happening including newly-acquired archives, major exhibitions and thought-provoking events. Watch the video here: http://pressandpolicy.bl.uk/Press-Releases/2013-at-the-British-Library-20th-century-state-propaganda-the-newly-acquired-archive-of-Sir-Alec-G-5ff.aspx


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Einstein and early x-rays feature in new virtual exhibition

(The Hague, January, 2013) – Handwritten correspondence with Albert Einstein and videos of 1930s operating theatres: these and hundreds of other notable scientific personalities and achievements from the 19th and 20th centuries are now on display in Science and Machines, a new featured collection from The European Library. Early x-ray images taken by physicist Wilhelm […]


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Celebrating the Centenary: Gems of The University of Hong Kong Libraries

From 29 November 2012 to 27 January 2013 The University Libraries and The University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong, are delighted to jointly present an exhibition “Celebrating the Centenary: Gems of the University of Hong Kong Libraries” to commemorate the centenary of University Libraries and the eightieth anniversary of the establishment […]


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From the Treasure House: Jewels from the library of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the ecades of development of profound collections in the University libraries, the University Library System and the Art Museum are mounting a joint exhibition “From the Treasure House” to share the wide range of valuable publications, manuscripts and artworks with our community. […]


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