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ASEMUS 2003: International Workshop On Flexible Materials In Asian Collections

Project Period: Contact: Department: Programme: Theme:
07 Apr 03 - 25 Apr 03 Asia-Europe Foundation Culture Department Asia-Europe Museum Network (ASEMUS) Culture

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)


This course was targeted at those caring for Asian collections, and the purpose of this course was to establish mechanisms for sharing knowledge and approaches. The course focused on caring for flexible materials, in particular basketry, fibres, textiles, and leather. Participants also had the opportunity to review and exchange information about craft-based traditions.


  • Department of Museums Malaysia (Jabatan Muzium Malaysia)
  • The National Museums of World Culture