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New exhibition at Asian Civilisations Museum on Christianity in Asia is a world first

The revamped ACM presents Christianity in Asia: Sacred Art and Visual Splendour from May 27 to Sep 11 2016.

  • Bureau Shrine, China and India.
    Image credit: Asian Civilisations Museum

The Asian Civilisations Museum will be presenting their first exhibition on Christian art, Christianity in Asia: Sacred Art and Visual Splendour, from May 27 to Sep 11. This is also the museum’s first special exhibition since an extensive revamp and 150 items on the spread and history of Christian art in Asia will be on display, curated from over 20 institutions and six countries.

Reliquary casket of Saint Francis Xavier, India (c) Museu de Sao Roque, Lisbon edit
Reliquary casket of Saint Francis Xavier, India. Image credit: Museu de Sao Roque, Lisbon

Tickets are $9 for Singaporeans and PRs, and $15 including admission to permanent galleries for foreigners. For more information, visit acm.org.sg.

Header image courtesy of Fundacao Ricardo do Espirito Santo Silva – Museu de Artes Decorativas Portuguesas.

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