Posts tagged "Heritage"
Dec 2, 2015 • 5 min read
Art into Heritage appeared in this column on January 22nd, 2014. The SAARC Cultural Center in association with the University of Peradeniya held a conference on April 28th and 29th, 2014, at the Peradeniya University. The theme was 'Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Sustainable Development'. Delegates from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Maldives and Sri Lanka presented their papers.
Nov 4, 2014 • 6 min read
"All human beings are curators, caring for and conserving our culture and our cultural heritage" explained Dr. Sanjay Garg, Deputy Director SAARC Cultural Center, during the SAARC International Conference on Development of Museums in South Asia, with the theme, 'Curating Culture for Present and Future', held from October 23rd to 25th at the National Museum, Colombo. Dr. Garg made this comment when the issue was raised that the curators and museum management should think outside the box and consider that the whole world is a museum of invaluable cultural heritage. He went on further to add that it is the responsibility of all mankind to protect and conserve all objects of cultural and heritage value on earth.