Thursday, August 12, 2021

Sarawak Museum

Exhibit early history of Malay literature

KUCHING: Sarawak Museum should provide space to exhibit the early history of Malay literature in Sarawak and other materials relating to the development of literature in the country. Senior fellow of the Malaysian Council of Professors Dr Jeniri Amir cited...

Host of activities to celebrate Sarawak Museum anniversary

By Nazrinzulaiqa Hasbi KUCHING: Various activities are planned for Sarawak Museum's 130th anniversary, including a conference that was held on Aug 2 and 3. Nine local and international panellists took part in the online conference that attracted over 300 people. Topics ranged...

Sarawak Museum celebrates 130th-year-anniversary

KUCHING: Museums have always been the pride of Sarawak as they help to showcase the state’s unique culture and heritage. Minister of Tourism, Art and Culture Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah expressed hopes for museums in the state to be...

State govt passionate in preserving rich culture

KUCHING: The state government is always passionate about promoting and preserving the culture and history of Sarawak, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. He stated that Sarawak is rich with history, culture and arts from...

Late Iban historian immortalised

KUCHING: Iban folklorist and ethnographer Benedict Sandin was immortalised by Google through a doodle on its website. On his 102nd birthday celebration, Google paid tribute to the Iban-born historian who had once served as a curator for Sarawak Museum. “A member...

New museum to exhibit 1,660 artefacts

KUCHING: Sarawak Museum Department is set to exhibit over 1,660 historical artefacts and specimens in the new Sarawak Museum Complex. Its acting director Tazudin Mohtar said the museum is now in the midst of moving and arranging the artefacts and...

All museums closed temporarily

KUCHING: All museums are under the administration of the Museum Department Sarawak will be shut down now from 18 to 31 March. This is done after taking into account the public health interests and restrictions Covid-19 outbreak. The following is a list of mufflers...

Niah cavemen to return in March

KUCHING: Over 100 human remains from Niah Cave which are currently “on loan” in the United States will be returned to Sarawak by March this year. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said that the ancient bones would be put...

Participants gain knowledge on historical building conservation

KUCHING: The curtains have come down on the Sarawak Old Building Conservation Workshop, which began on Monday, at Merdeka Palace Hotel here. Organised by Sarawak Museum Department, 52 participants from various agencies attended the workshop to gain knowledge and to get exposure about conservation...

Conservation process not simple: Museum Dept

KUCHING: Conservation work and improvement must be done on the old Sarawak Museum before turning it into an exhibition gallery. "It (work) must be done in order to avoid leaking problems as there are certain areas in the old building that have such a...
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Exhibit early history of Malay literature

KUCHING: Sarawak Museum should provide space to exhibit the early history of Malay literature in Sarawak and other materials...
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