Tag Archives: Dresden Ethnography Museum

Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden: The Damascus Room in Dresden

Although currently not experiencing its happiest nor most illustrious days, Damascus is without question one of the most important cities in the middle East and over the centuries has served as one of the principle gateways between East and West. … Continue reading

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Dresden Ethnography Museum Library Open to the Public

Since June 2012 it has been possible to search sections of the Dresden Ethnography Museum’s extensive collection online through a new web-OPAC system. And from Thursday August 9th a reading room in the museum library will be available for all … Continue reading

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Dresden Ethnography Museum: Momotaro, the Peach Boy. Japanese folktale with Origami

Where today’s youth have Manga to bring adventure stories life, Japanese story-telling of yore relied on the much more interactive medium of origami. And on Thursday August the 2nd the Dresden Ethnography Museum presents a family orientated reading of the … Continue reading

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9th Wintergalerie in the Dresden Ethnography Museum

All those looking to both support the Dresden Ethnography Museum and pick up some original Christmas presents are invited to the 9th Wintergalerie from 27.11.2011 until 08.01.2012 Organised by the museum’s Förderkreise, the Wintergalerie offers a selection of handicrafts from … Continue reading

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Dresden Ethnography Museum Talks: Vom Schamanen zur Solarenergie – Projektarbeit im Regenwald

On August 25th the Dresden Ethnography Museum welcomes Gerd Baumann and Robert Spitzer from the Eerepami Regenwaldstiftung Guyana for a Dresden Ethnography Museum Talk. Since 2004 Gerd and Robert have been working in Guyana on numerous projects aimed at preserving … Continue reading

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