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Friday, 18th May 2018

LSEAAS - Angkor Wat exhibition tour at ACM

We are heading to Asian Civilisation Museum for a free tour led by Abhilasha, a fellow LSE Alumnus and Volunteer at ACM, on Angkor: Exploring Cambodia's Sacred City.

Event Details
Date: Friday, 18 May 2018
Time: 6:45pm to 8:00pm
Venue: Asian Civilisation Museum (1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555)
Cost: Tour is free but admission fee to the exhibition applies. $12 for Singaporeans & PR, $20 for foreign residents. Please pay at the counter before commencement of the tour. 20% group discount applicable if we reach 20 pax.
RSVP: please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with your name and mobile number by May 14.

About the tour:
The civilisation of Angkor left an artistic legacy that lives on most spectacularly in its architecture and sculpture. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the archaeological complexes are today acknowledged as great masterpieces. But until the late 19th century, they were virtually unknown to the outside world.

In this ACM exhibition, Angkor: Exploring Cambodia’s Sacred City, visitors will see rare Khmer sculptures, along with French drawings, photographs, and memorabilia that tell the story of the French encounter with Angkor and its sensational emergence onto the international stage. The Asian Civilisations Museum presents this exhibition in major collaboration with the Guimet Museum in Paris.