- 20/12/2021 16:44
Opening exhibition “Saigon interplay”
The exhibition “Saigon Interplay” was built from the ideas of design students of RMIT University for 2 years, including more than 20 art and creative designs, highlighting the interaction between Museum and community, harmoniously in the cultural space of a civilized, modern, gratitude city – Ho Chi Minh City. This...
- 20/12/2021 16:03
Hoang Sa and Truong Sa – Islands of Vietnam
In the special exhibition, we introduce Hoang Sa and Truong Sa Islands through photos of maps, official documents, such as: Map of “yellow sand bank”, was drawn by Do Ba and noted by Demotic sript (Ancient Vietnamese script). Map of Viet Nam with the 2 islands Hoang Sa and...
- 20/12/2021 16:12
COLLECTION OF SOUTHERN FOLK WORSHIPPING STATUES
Folk worshipping statues are the symbols of Religious beliefs in part of Southern Ethnics, with the Viet – Hoa cultural exchanges and the reflection of native culture. From simple symbols to the images of Religious beliefs in the southern folk worship; Abundance in Statue system of Buddhism, Taoism, and the Gods are worshipped by the Southern ethnics. This reflect the intergration in the cultural and spiritual life of Vietnamese, through their activities, and thoughts of the different periods to form a specific religious folk system in the South. Artistic technique and the materials bring unique aspect to the folk statues in this area. The exhibition of “Collection of Southern folk worshipping statues” was the combination between Ho Chi Minh City Museum and Collectors. Objects: – Statues of Metal, Wood, Water – Fortune statue – ceramic – Master of Hell statue – Maitreya statue The exhibition represented the Southern folk worshipping statues, the factors of technique, art, representing style, creation và the presence of worshipping statues in moral life of the Viet people in...
- 20/12/2021 16:16
Tay Nguyen Culture
Tay Nguyen – the Central Highlands, including Gia Lai, Kon Tum, Dak Lak, Dak Nong and Lam Dong provinces, is not only strategic area for economic, politics, national security but also diversified, specific folk culture region of Vietnam. Tay Nguyen, where have plentiful traditional rituals following the lunar calendar and...
- 20/12/2021 16:29
The special exhibition of “Chinese and Chinese-transcribed Vietnamese – cultural heritage of Viet Nam”
On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Viet Nam communist Party (Feb. 3, 1930 – Feb. 3, 2010) and greeting the new year 2010. The Museum of Ho Chi Minh City in collaboration with the other Museums, General Science Library, and the individual collectors introduce the special exhibition of...
- 20/12/2021 16:06
Thousand years of Vietnamese ceramics
The special exhibition of “Thousand years of Vietnamese ceramics” introduces over 250 artefacts of the Museum of Ho Chi Minh City, the Museun of Vietnamese History in Ho Chi Minh City, Fine Art Museum of Ho Chi Minh City, Southern Women Museum and some individial collectors. The special exhibition is...
- 20/12/2021 16:12
GONG MUSIC OF THE CENTRAL HIGHLAND
Ho Chi Minh City Museum hold this exhibition, in collaboration with the VICAS. This is one of the activities executing the national programme of preservating and developing the value of the Cultural Space of Central Highland Gong Music. These old photos, hitherto unpublished in Viet Nam, allow us to go...
- 20/12/2021 16:29
Ancient art in cultural heritage of the Southern Vietnam
Sai Gon and Southern Vietnam in the process of reclaimation to open teritory has become where converging of diversified cultural flows due to multi-ethnic groups character of inhabitant community. The process of devoloping inhabitant, reclaimation, land opening was also process of cultures exchange and accepting among the Viet – Hoa – Khmer – Cham ethnic groups… In this cultural flow from beginning to early 20th century, folk art has taken important position in material and moral cultural life as customs, habits, beliefs, religions of southern inhabitant. Although, folk art takes rustic, simple features, it contains deeply cultural meanings and full expressive style so southern ancient art is respective feature in the flow of vietnam art. The special exhibition of “Ancient art in cultural heritage of Southern Vietnam” displayed about 200 objects of Ho Chi Minh city Museum, Ho Chi Minh city Fine Art museum, Museum of History – Ho Chi Minh city, Southern Women Museum and Collectors. Special exhibition was displayed in chronological arrangement and by type of artifacts. It included: – The ancient art artifacts of Sai Gon – Gia Dinh region (60% of exhibits). – The ancient art objects of other localities in the South (40% of exhibits). Objects:...
- 20/12/2021 16:27
“Antiques from the Private Collections”
On the occasion of 37th Anniversary of Liberation of the South Vietnam, reunification of the nation Day (30/4/1975 – 30/4/2012) and 3rd Foundation of Ho Chi Minh City Antiques Association celebration (2009 – 2012), Ho Chi Minh City Museum and Ho Chi Minh City Antiques Association combine to display the special exhibition “Antiques from the Private Collections”....
- 20/12/2021 16:15
45 Years of Mau Than Tet Offensive 1968 – Memory from the objects of the Museum
On the occasion of the 83rd anniversary of the establishment of the Viet Nam Communist Party (Feb. 3, 1930 – Feb. 3, 2013) and 45th years of Mau Than Tet Offensive 1968, Museum of Ho Chi Minh City introduces the especial exhibition of “45th years of Mau Than Tet Offensive 1968 – Memory from the...