March 2011 Archives


AusHeritage forum and workshops, Penang - 26-28 March, 2011

Mar 28, 2011

The second set of forums and workshops in Penang of the AusHeritage series of four has gone exceedingly well, following on from the first forum in early March by Mary Knaggs and Peter Romey.

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Kamaraj abode conservation assistance from AusHeritage - 21 March, 2011

Mar 21, 2011

AusHeritage is offering help in the conservation of the Kumarasami Kamaraj memorial. K. Kamaraj, 1903 – 1975, was an Indian politician and former Chief Minister from Tamil Nadu. The memorial is in the house where K. Kamaraj lived and was inspected by David Holly, Australian Consul-General, Ausheritage Chairman Vinod Daniel and architectural historian Anthony Hemingway.

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Australian Conservation Experts to Train Kerala Museums - 18 March, 2011

Mar 18, 2011

AusHeritage, Australia’s international cultural heritage network and Kerala’s Institute for Management in Government will collaborate on a one day training forum for Museums in Kerala. The focus of the workshop will be on equipping Museum staff to manage major risks to cultural collections. Topics covered will include minimising damage to Kerala’s cultural collections from insects, disasters and during transport. The forum will be held at Kerala’s Institute for Management and Government, Trivandrum on Saturday March 19, 2011.

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Australia India Council - 17 March, 2011

Mar 17, 2011

Vinod Daniel, Michael Crayford, Anthony Hemingway and Catherine Millikan at the Tagore Museum for the Australia India Council Supported project on "Functional Brief for a new Museum for Tagore in Santiniketan.

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Australia to collaborate with Visva-Bharati on Tagore Museum - 15-16 March, 2011

Mar 15, 2011

AusHeritage, Australia’s international cultural heritage network and Visva-Bharati University will have a joint forum in Santiniketan on March 15-16, 2011 to develop a functional brief for identifying critical aspects of a proposed museum for Rabindranath Tagore. The new museum will store and display current collections from Rabindra Bhavan (located within the Visva Bharati University), including manuscripts, paintings, furniture, textiles and musical instruments.

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The Telegraph - Aussie help for Tagore museum - 14 March, 2011

Mar 14, 2011

Australia will collaborate with Visva-Bharati on a new Tagore museum conceptualised to catalyse a rejuvenation of the core fabric of the Santiniketan campus and boost global tourist traffic.

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