‘Endangered Arts of Sarawak’: SHS talk- Fri 9 March 8 p.m.

Date: March 9, 2018

Time: 20:00

Location: Ranee Hotel, Main Bazaar, Kuching

‘Endangered Arts of Sarawak’: SHS talk- Fri 9 March 8 p.m.
A talk on heritage and current practices of ancient and traditional Arts and Crafts of Sarawak, focusing on the ones in danger of being lost as the skills and techniques are not being transferred to new generations. by Edric Ong. Need to present him? Edric Ong is a multiple awards Malaysian designer of natural dye […]
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Talk: ‘Borneo’s WW2 Japanese shipwrecks: an underwater living museum’

Date: February 13, 2018

Time: 18:00-19:00

Location: Museum Cafe & Shop, Main Bazaar (opposite Chinese History Museum), Kuching

Talk: ‘Borneo’s WW2 Japanese shipwrecks: an underwater living museum’
Tuesday 13 Feb., 6:00 pm Several Japanese navy ships were sunk off the coast of Santubong in 1941, and a number of others off the Borneo coast during WW2. As these wrecks contain valuable metals, a number of them have been scavenged for scraps, some quite recently. But wreck sites are war graves with lost […]
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SAVE THE DATE: THURSDAY 11 JAN. 5:30 p.m. – TALK BY ‘THINK CITY’ ON HERITAGE MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION MAPPING

Date: January 11, 2018

Time: 5:30 pm

Location: Museum Cafe & Shop, Main Bazaar (opposite Chinese History Museum), Kuching

For SHS members - apologies for short notice. SHS HERITAGE SPEAKERS SERIES: talk by THINK CITY experts on heritage management in urban rejuvenation programmes. - DR MATT BENSON, Think City Programme Director, Technical Services - Ms CEELIA LEONG, Think City Fellow, Conservation and GIS Specialist, will present GIS (Geographic Information Systems) methodologies used in mapping […]
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FoSM talk on giants, spirits and cosmos in Borneo highlands oral stories

Date: January 16, 2018

Time: 19:30

Location: Telan Usang Hotel, Kuching

"Tuked Rini Cosmic Traveller" - by anthropologist Monica Janowski, research fellow at the new museum campus project and research associate, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Public talk, in English a Friends of Sarawak Museum event Free, donations welcome. Registration recommended at fosm.events@gmail.com      
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Tuesday 5 Dec. 2017 – SHS Talk: Creatively refurbishing a heritage castle in Spain: the Garcimunoz projet

Date: December 5, 2017

Time: 19:30

Location: The Charcoal, 16 Lrg Batu Lintang (behind VolksWagen showroom)

7:30pm, Tuesday 5th December 2017 Venue: The Charcoal, 18 Lorong Batu Lintang, Kuching (turn into the lane beside VolksWagen showroom) Public talk,  no registration required, no admission charge. "Leading with the Transformation on Cultural Identity: the case of the Refurbishment of Garcimunoz Castle in Spain". About the creative refurbishment of a medieval castle listed as […]
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