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ISSUE #258
To celebrate the Lunar New Year, the Tomsk Regional Art Museum in Russia is showcasing festive prints provided by the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts.
The Museum of Arts Crafts-ITAMI has selected 17 up-and-coming designers to showcase their works and present Taiwan's culture and art to the Japanese public.
"Shifting Momentum," the first survey of Taiwanese abstract art packaged as an exhibition, opens at the Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University in New Jersey.
The historic Twin Oaks estate, one of the most iconic witnesses to Taiwan-US relations, is hosting a special art exhibition by young Taiwanese artists.
Ministry Updates
NMH signs licensing pact with Japan
To revitalize valuable cultural relics through digital and technological applications, the National Museum of History (NMH) has signed a licensing and cooperation agreement with one of the world's largest digital reproduction companies based in Tokyo.
Taiwan inks MOU with Thai royal crafts center
The Support Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand and the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute have signed an MOU in Taipei. Both parties share similar missions as chief promoters of handicraft culture. 
Traditional Mongolian theater to tour Taiwan
Cultural venues in Taipei, Taichung, and Hualien will play host to "A Musical Feast of Steppe and Ocean," a touring performance by the Mongolian Grand Theatre of National Art this May. The tour promises to be a showcase of Mongolian aesthetics.
Chamoru cultural workshop slated for Taitung
Co-organized by the National Museum of Prehistory and Guam's Chamoru Cultural Center, an eight-day Taitung workshop will invite three Chamoru heritage preservationists to introduce their culture through food and crafts.
Cultural Features
Tao Ya-lun is a visual artist who explores human existence in the era of technology through works that integrate imagery, sound, light and shadows, as well as machinery. His art installations often provoke philosophical enquiries and exploration of consciousness.
New Media Artist | Tao Ya-lun
The Happy Puppetry Company is a glove puppetry troupe that seeks to preserve Taiwan's heritage as well as create innovative repertoires to reach younger audiences. As a family troupe involving three generations, the troupe has established a good reputation in Taiwan for its efforts in revitalizing traditional performing arts.
The Happy Puppetry Company
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