Crowned and Bejewelled Buddha Statue in Subduing Mara Posture, 13th century, found at the pagoda in the Mahathat Temple, Ayutthaya. Photo by Fine Arts Department.

A close look at Thailand’s finest Buddhas

For the first time, 81 Buddha images created over a period 1,300 years can now be admired in a spectacular exhibition at the Bangkok National Museum that combines beauty with…

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Five-century-old gold crown of a Buddha statue returned to Thailand from US

Thailand has recently received an antique gold crown, part of a Buddha statue believed to be about 500 years old, from the United States, with the help of the Department…

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Korat Biennale. (Photo by Prasert Thepsri)

Art: Bringing light and new life to Korat

Offering a rare chance for art lovers to indulge in the works of artists from around the globe, the second edition of “Thailand Biennale, KORAT 2021”, which opened recently and…

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Ancient sculptures depicting the Jataka are part of the exhibition at the Phra Pathom Chedi National Museum. (Photo by Fine Arts Department)

Discovering Dvaravati: Phra Pathom Chedi National Museum re-opens

Closed to visitors since April 2019, the Phra Pathom Chedi National Museum is now reopening with a new and spectacular exhibition, which includes the Inscription of Wat Phra Ngam, the…

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The ancient lintel depicts Yama, the god of death, riding a buffalo above Kala’s face. The lintel is from Prasat Nong Hong temple in Buriram province. (Photo by Phoowadon Duangmee)

A tale of two lintels: The National Museum welcomes back Thailand’s long-lost treasures

Bangkok’s National Museum is currently displaying two ancient stone lintels that were recently retrieved from the Asia Art Museum in San Francisco. Sculpted sometime in the 9th or 10th century,…

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People watch as a massive fire engulfs the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, one of Brazil’s oldest, on Sunday. The cause of the fire was not yet known, according to local media.

Massive fire tears through Brazil’s 200-year old National Museum

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A massive fire raced through Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, probably destroying its collection of more than 20 million items,…

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