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Brahma, Cambodia, Preah Vihear, mid-10th century Sandstone sculpture.
Brahma, Cambodia, Preah Vihear, mid-10th century Sandstone sculpture.
Angkor: Exploring Cambodia’s Sacred City: Masterpieces of the Musée national des arts asiatiques-Guimet
  •  Asian Civilisations Museum  •  8 April - 22 July 2018

The Asian Civilisations Museum welcomes visitors to re-discover the art, architecture, and legacy of this ancient city through its special exhibition Angkor: Exploring Cambodia’s Sacred City. Masterpieces of the Musée national des arts asiatiques-Guimet. The exhibition showcases more than 140 sculptures, watercolours, drawings, and historic memorabilia from the Musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet (Guimet Museum) in Paris, one of the premier Asian art museums in Europe.

Angkor: Exploring Cambodia’s Sacred City kicks off ACM’s Year of Southeast Asia, which features exhibitions dedicated to Southeast Asian art, culture, and heritage. The special exhibition is a collaboration with the Guimet Museum, and features the largest-ever display of its masterpieces in Asia. Objects range from exquisite Khmer sculptures architectural elements in stone and bronze dating as far back as the 6th century, to drawings, rare photographs, and memorabilia made by the French in the 1800s and 1900s. This is the first time that ACM is presenting an exhibition on Angkor.

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Contact: Asian Civilisations Museum
1 Empress Place
Singapore 179555
Tel: (65) 6332 7798

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