Feb 19, 2019

National Museum Bangkok

Galleries open at the Museum


- Mother of Pearl Art Gallery

- Buddhist Monk Utensils Gallery

- Porcelaine in the Royal Court Gallery

- Stateroom

- Royal Howdah Gallery

- Wood Carving Gallery


North Wing:

- Archaeology and History of Ayutthaya Gallery

- Archaeology and History of Thonburi - Early Rattanakosin Gallery

Sep 30, 2019

Sessions: 1.10.19, 5.11.19, 12.11.19, 19.11.19, 26.11.19; Responsable: Corinne Bizouarne-Ngau; Date limite d' inscription: 24.09.19; nombre de participant: 12.n

Groupe d`étude francophone: La céramique de Ban Chaing à Bangkok

Céramique est un mot d’origine grecque « kéramos » qui signifie argile. C’est aussi un terme générique désignant l’ensemble des objets fabriqués en terre qui ont subi une transformation physico-chimique irréversible au cours d’une cuisson à température plus ou moins élevée. 

Mais c’est surtout le premier « art du feu » à paraître au néolithique avant le travail du verre ou du fer. 
Venez découvrir et approfondir avec nous les modes de vies, les progrès techniques (avec la maîtrise des quatre éléments naturels : la terre, l’eau, le feu et l’air), les coutumes, les habitudes alimentaires et les pratiques culturelles à travers la céramique du néolithique à nos jours au pays du Siam, de l’Asie sans négliger les influences européennes. 
Poteries, faïences, porcelaines, grés, blanc-bleu, céladon, benjarong… traversons ensemble les siècles, remontant le temps en compagnie de la céramique, inépuisable sujet d’inspiration pour l’homme. 

Oct 28, 2019

Orientation Date: October 29th, 2019; 9:30am - 12.00noon; Walking dates (2020): Jan 14, Jan 21st, Jan 28th, Feb 04th, Feb 11th, Feb 25th; Walks start at 8.00am and last about 4 hrs; max 20 participants (priority to NMV members); registration fee: THB 300.-; Organizers: Claudia Cordon & Montse Amado.

Historic Neighbourhood Walks - Bangkok 2020

Let's join to do walks in the Historic Neighbourhoods of Bangkok! Your part is to join a small sub-team, to plan a 3-4 hour walking tour for the others. Each tour includes a rest stop and place for quick lunch (optional) afterwards. This activity is planned to meet once a week for 6 consecutives Tuesdays and you are required to attend all of them. Since we have almost covered all Barrett's "22 Walks in Bangkok" book... we are proposing new and exciting routes thanks to the extended public transport lines!


Yes! we know you can do it on you own... but how much more fun is it to share and explore together?!! In the orientation day we will create teams and decide areas to be visited which can be chosen from the ones we will be proposing or any one you might have in mind.


Nov 14, 2019

Bangkok Art Calendar - November 2019

Nov 21, 2019

Anantara Siam Bangkok, Ratchadamri, 10.00am; preprogram free admission, lunch event for members only; new membership available during preprogram.

NMV: 2019 Annual Reception and 50th Anniversary

Nov 25, 2019

Starts at 09.30am and ends by 12.00pm; Meeting at Thewakam Rangrak Bridge; min. 15, max 25 participants; NMV-members THB 300.-, Non-members THB 500,-

@Homes: A tour of Bangkok 1899 and Na Cafe

Please come join us for our first ever visit to Bangkok 1899! From their homepage: “Creative Migration established Bangkok 1899 as a new cultural and civic hub representing an intersection of art, design, urbanism and social innovation. Our historic location, Ban Chao Phraya Thammasakmontri, originally built in 1899, was designed by Italian architect Mario Tamagno. His most famous work includes Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, Neilson Hays Library and Bangkok Railway Station (Hua Lamphong). For the very first time, this landmark is open to the public.”



Dec 11, 2019

Royal Barge Procession in Bangkok

The Royal Barge Procession, the final event of the Coronation of King Rama X, will be held on Thursday 12th December 2019. The procession will begin at the Wasukri pier at 4:00 p.m., when His Majesty the King will travel along the Chao Phraya River to Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) on the occasion of presenting robes to Buddhist monks (Royal Kathin Ceremony). About 2,200 oarsmen will row 52 barges arranged into five groupings, from the Wasukri pier to Wat Arun, with a total length of four kilometers. Rhythmic barge-rowing songs are part of this ceremonial water-borne procession, which is a rare spectacle, arranged on special occasions only. (Richard Barrow)

Sep 30, 2020

Next Guiding Workshops in English, French and German: October 2020

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