Category Archives: Museum

Thailand’s Grand Palace

Thailand’s Grand Palace is full of extraordinary artistry and detail — well worth a visit if you’re in Bangkok. The walled complex was established in 1782 after King Rama I ascended to the throne. The palace includes the royal residence and several government offices. Entering the complex is a nice break from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok’s surrounding streets.

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A Million Little Pieces

Who doesn’t love LEGOs? And who knew such amazing things could be so artfully sculpted with them? Nathan Sawaya, that’s who. Singapore’s ArtScience Museum is currently hosting The Art of the Brick, an exhibit of Sawaya’s intricate, painstaking work in the form of big-as-life LEGO sculptures. The exhibit has been extended through May 26th, so if you’re in Singapore and

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The Wedding Dress at NMS

“The Wedding Dress: 200 Years of Fashion” from Londons’ Victoria & Albert Museum is on exhibit at The National Museum of Singapore. Being a fan of lacy, beaded, ornate, frilly, fun wedding dresses (including my own), I checked it out last week. Several old, traditional Asian wedding gowns surround the entrance to the exhibit. The colors, design motifs and fabrics

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