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SEACS former president Alvin Chia shares with members a late Qing Dynasty Famille Rose bowl that features four well-known Chinese scholars/literati: Wang Xizhi, Si Maguang, Tao Yuanming, and Zhu Geliang.
SEACS members travelling to Kuala Lumpur before the end of the year, don't miss this exhibition "Rediscovering Ancient and Contemporary Ceramics of Malacca" organised by the Museum of Asian Art, Universiti Malaya, and DSIC, open M-F, closed Sat, Sun & public holidays. Free admission.
SEACS Members are invited to attend two English public lectures by Prof Sabrina Rastelli, Professor of Chinese Art and Archeology, Ca Foscari University Venice, Italy on (1) the aesthetics of Chinese ceramics during the N. Song and Jin Dynasties, and (2) secrets of the Yaozhou Kilns revealed in recent archaeological finds. Both lectures will be conducted in English and are free.
Two ancient gold coins, probably from Aceh, were discovered in Singapore in the middle of the 19th century. Unfortunately, they disappeared a few decades later. SEACS Council member Shu Tieng FOO has researched these famed 'missing gold coins' in an article published in the Oct-Dec 2023 issue of BiblioAsia, published by the Singapore National Library. We think you'll find it as fascinating...
On 28 August 2023, Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Sze Wee, recounted how he first met Juliana Lim 20 years ago, when they were both volunteers on the Council of the Southeast Asian Ceramic Society. The event was the launch of Juliana's memoir at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, during which she recounted her life and experiences in helping build the arts in Singapore. Her delightful memoir (For Arts' Sake: Memoirs of a Singapore Arts Manager) can be purchased from Epigram and Kinokuniya bookshops and on-line at Amazon, Lazada and Shopee.
Congratulations to our past President Prof John N Miksic for being conferred the Public Service Medal for his contribution to developing archaeology in Singapore at this year's National Day Awards Ceremony. John has been a long-time friend and mentor of the society, serving on its Council for many years before taking on the Presidency 2020-2022. He has given the society countless talks and led us on fascinating field trips from Java to Myanmar to Kedah, sharing his enthusiasm and his knowledge with our members and their families, inspiring new generations of archaeologists.
Our SEACS volunteers are featured in the July 2023 issue of MUSE SG covering Singapore's ongoing research and work in extracting clues to its early history. SEACS members were amongst the first volunteers to be trained to help wash, identify, sort and catalogue its most recent marine finds.
Behind the scene: Cleaning, categorizing, and documenting thousands of sherds from a fourteenth century shipwreck....
A Manager of Collections Management and an Assistant Conservator of Objects orient members of the Southeast Asian Ceramic Society to the workings of Singapore's Heritage Conservation Centre (HCC) as the society's July 2023 programme. A workshop will be help as Part II for members later in the year.
Hanoi Visitor attraction: Bát Tràng ceramics exhibition at the Vietnam National Museum of History, Hanoipbjwelch2023-07-10T09:12:33+08:00
SEACS members won't want to miss the unique exhibition of beautiful B [...]