The National Museum of Bhutan, Paro will celebrate its golden jubilee in 2018 with the following activities:
1. Hosting of 16th special exhibition October 2018
2. Hosting of symposia with participation of museum professionals and directors from the SAARC region and beyond in October 2018
3. Free admittance of visitors through October 15th to 30th 2018
4. Launching of museum news letter.
The on-going Bhutan exhibition in Japan is entering its final phase on October 31st, 2017 when it will be opened to the public at Hiroshima, Japan. The exhibition at Hiroshima will remain open to the public for about two months.
The exhibition organized by the TOEI Company Ltd., Tokyo, Japan in close collaboration of the National Museum of Bhutan, Department of Culture, Ministry of Home & Cultural Affairs. It was organized in celebration of 30 years of establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Bhutan and as a reciprocal gift from Bhutan to the people of Japan.
Having completed the structural renovation of the Ta Dzong, the re-electrification of the 7 floors of the Ta Dzong is in full swing. The museum management hopes that the re-electrification works will be completed by the mid of December 2017, which will be followed by testing, commissioning and training of electrician by the project management.