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Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore
Peranakan Museum, Singapore
Director, Asian Civilisations Museum and Peranakan Musuem
Kennie Ting is the Director of the Asian Civilisations Museum and the Peranakan Museum, and concurrently Group Director, Museums at the National Heritage Board (NHB) Singapore, overseeing national museums and festivals managed by NHB. As Director of the Asian Civilisations Museum, he has overseen the shift in the museum’s curatorial approach from a geographical focus to a thematic, cross-cultural focus, and from an ethnographic focus to a focus on decorative arts. He has helmed recent exhibitions on the arts of Myanmar, Korea, Angkor, Java, and Japan; on the material culture of cosmopolitan Asian port cities; as well as on contemporary Chinese couture and contemporary photography. He is interested in the history of travel and the heritage of Asian port cities and is the author of the books The Romance of the Grand Tour – 100 Years of Travel in South East Asia and Singapore 1819 – A Living Legacy.
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“Kennie Ting,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed June 29, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/4059.