The Asian Cultural Council

The China-US folklore and intangible cultural heritage project represents an intersection of ethnographic museum practice, and both folklore and intangible cultural heritage (ICH). Under the auspices of the American Folklore Society and the China Folklore Society, six folklore-focused museums of ethnography partner in this project. Aims and efforts include conferences focused on current issues and practices relating to folklore, ICH, and museums of ethnography, professional exchange events connecting the six museums and their staffs, and joint work on an exhibition of Chinese patchwork and quilted textiles. The two conferences will collate a broaderRead More