|Several large and important exhibitions based on the National Museum of Cambodia’s excellent collection have been held outside Cambodia, allowing international audiences access to magnificent works of Khmer art. Exhibitions of Cambodian art and architecture have proven extremely popular, and are certain to continue into the future.|
The Age of Angkor: Treasures from the National Museum of Cambodia
|Sculpture of Angkor and Ancient Cambodia
Millennium of Glory (http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/camwel.shtm)
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
29 June – 28 September 1997
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris
|Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
28 October – 26 December 1997
Osaka Municipal Museum of Art
The first comprehensive exhibition of Cambodian sculpture to be held in the United States of America, ‘Millennium of Glory’ also travelled to France and Japan. The exhibition included 99 works of art, dated from the 6th to the 16th centuries, from the collections of the National Museum of Cambodia and the Musée Guimet in Paris.
The Treasures of the Angkor Empire
This exhibition consisted of approximately 100 pre-Angkor, Angkor and post Angkor period works of art, form the collection of the National Museum of Cambodia. The exhibition featured a range of sculptural works from the Buddhist and Brahmanist traditions to illustrate the harmony, grandeur and beauty of Khmer art and architecture.
World Heritage – Angkor Wat Exhibition new line (http://www.mus-his.city.osaka.jp/
This exhibition displayed 80 iconic works of art from the world-renowned collection of the National Museum of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. From the Angkor region, the art objects were created between the 9th and the 15th century and reflect the importance and magnificence of Cambodian cultural heritage.
Angkor Wat and the Glory of the Khmer Dynasty (http://www.toei.co.jp/event/exhibition/AngkorWat/index.htm)
Sendai City Museum new line (http://www.city.sendai.jp/kyouiku/museum/tenrankai.html)
Osaka Museum of History new line (http://www.mus-his.city.osaka.jp/english_iso-8859-1/special/2006/angkorwat_eng.html)
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
Featuring around 80 masterpieces of the National Museum of Cambodia’s collection, this exhibition demonstrated the beauty and sophistication of Angkor period art. The exhibition was intended to commemorate cultural exchange between Cambodia and Japan, particularly in the field of heritage preservation.
Present and Future Exhibitions
Angkor – Sacred Heritage of Cambodia
Museum Rietberg, Zurich
This exhibition represents the first major exhibition of Khmer art to be held in Germany and Switzerland. Khmer culture is famous for magnificent temples, and for the monumentality and beauty of its sculptural art. The exhibition comprises more than 200 masterpieces of Khmer art. Of central importance are the large stone sculptures from the Hindu and Buddhist temples of the ancient kingdoms of Cambodia. Complementing these works of art are exquisite bronzes, wooden figures and ceramics. The loans are mainly from museums in Cambodia, particularly the National Museum of Phnom Penh.
(read more on website of National Museum of Phnom Penh, Cambodia : http://www.cambodiamuseum.info/en_exhibition/international_exhibition/)
INTERNATION EXHIBITIONS of National Museum of Phnom Penh
December 23, 2010 at 10:49 am (Conferences/Exhibitions/សិក្ខាសាលា-ពិព័ណ៌)