PERANAKAN INITIATIVES

Introduction

PENYAYANG organises various projects and activities under the Peranakan Initiatives to revitalize the Peranakan heritage in Malaysia. These include exhibitions, showcases and publication of a coffee table book on Nyonya Kebaya. 

Objectives

  • To serve as reference on the subject 
  • To raise awareness on this  unique aspect of Malaysia's culture 
  •  To inspire designers and artists to capture the beauty and artistry of the kebaya

Projects and Activities:

Publication of Nyonya  Kebaya Book - The Nyonya Kebaya : A Showcase of Nyonya Kebayas from the Collection of Datin Seri Endon Mahmood

Nyonya Kebaya Exhibitions

  1. The Nyonya Kebaya A Showcase, National Art Gallery, 23 February – 27 April 2003
  2. Nyonya Kebaya A Living Art, An Exhibition at Galeri Petronas, KLCC, 11 January – 20 February 2005
  3. Nyonya Kebaya A Living Art, Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, 9 March – 29 May 2005
  4. Nyonya Kebaya Women’s Costume from Malaysia, An Exhibition at the Immigration Museum Melbourne, Australia, 3 May – 9 September 2007

 


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