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MUSE SG Volume 13 Issue 01

With Singapore having ratified the UNESCO convention to safeguard ICH in 2018 and having nominated Hawker Culture to the UNESCO Representative List of ICH, MUSE SG is launching a two-part series that uncovers the various ICH practices in Singapore.

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MUSE SG Volume 12 Issue 02

MUSE SG commemorates Singapore’s bicentennial with a four-part series that explores how our place histories have shaped and contributed to the Singapore Story. In this issue, we focus on the unique heritage of Tiong Bahru, Bidadari, Buona Vista, Kembangan, Seletar, Singapore River and Little India.

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MUSE SG Volume 12 Issue 01

MUSE SG commemorates Singapore’s bicentennial with a four-part series that explores how our place histories have shaped and contributed to the Singapore Story. In this issue, we shine the spotlight on the heritage of Serangoon Gardens, Geylang Serai, Balestier, Marine Parade, Telok Blangah, Kreta Ayer, Joo Chiat, and Bukit Timah.

Kits & Guides

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Heritage Trails: A Practical Guide To Action

A heritage trail is a journey through a series of historical sites and places with the aim of discovering an area's history, culture, architecture, and flora and fauna. Trail explorers can make the journey on foot, on a bike and/or via public transport like buses or the MRT.

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Conversation Starter Kit for Seniors: Series 1 - Places

The Conversation Starter Kit for Seniors consists of a selection of 40 images of buildings, landmarks, scenes and objects from the National Collection to facilitate meaningful conversations between seniors and volunteers.

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Conversation Starter Kit for Seniors: Series 2 - Lifestyle

The Conversation Starter Kit for Seniors consists of a selection of 40 images of buildings, landmarks, scenes and objects from the National Collection to facilitate meaningful conversations between seniors and volunteers.

Exhibitions

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An Old New World: From the East Indies to the Founding of Modern Singapore

Uncover two centuries of international exploration, trade and intrigue that culminated in the founding of Singapore as an entrepot in 1819.

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Trading Stories: Conversations with Six Pioneering Tradesmen

Trading Stories: Conversations with Six Pioneering Tradesmen draws on firsthand accounts of six tradesmen and community contributions to provide fresh insights on old trades of Singapore. In spotlighting the lives of the six individuals and placing their contemporary accounts at the heart of storytelling.

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In Memoriam: Lee Kuan Yew 1923 - 2015

This memorial exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore chronicles the life and political career of Singapore's first Prime Minister and founding father Lee Kuan Yew.

Talks & Lectures

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2008 Presented at AIC Wooden Artifacts Group: Conserving a Straits Chinese Hearse (Abstract)

The paper is based on a large wooden artefact which was conserved for the National Museum of Singapore’s History Gallery. The artefact is funerary hearse of Tan Jiak Kim (1859-1917), one of the pioneers of Singapore. He was a Straits Chinese merchant and a community leader.

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2004 - Presented at UKIC: Consolidation of a Chinese Guardian God (Abstract)

Abstract for the UKIC Consolidation Conference, Organised by the Gilding & Decorative Surfaces Section

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2005 - In-house Study: Deterioration of Glass (Summary)

Glass is widely valued for its material characteristics of transparency and smoothness, properties that are exploited in the manufacture of a diverse range of products, from windowpanes to domestic drinking vessels.