Workshop hosted by the National Museum Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar - 5 Feb 2017

The collaboration between AusHeritage and the Department of Archaeology and National Museum of Myanmar has resulted in two workshops on collection conservation and management.

A three-day workshop was held at the National Museum, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar between 30 January and 1 February 2017, with twenty National Museum personnel and several regional museums participating. A two-day follow up workshop was held in Bagan on 2-3 February.

A practical session of label writing

The first workshop was opened by Dr Nanda Hmun, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture. He acknowledged the two decade long collaboration between AusHeritage and Myanmar and welcomed the delegation to Nay Pyi Taw.

A practical session of pest management

AusHeritage Chair person Mr Vinod Daniel, was delighted that Myanmar has a strong focus on capacity building for its Museum sector which makes Museum renewal sustainable. He also congratulated Myanmar on being accepted as a National Committee of the global museums peak body, the International Council of Museums (ICOM).

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