A guide to visiting attractions in central Taiwan via near-free bus services

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taichung City rolled out the near-free bus services on Lunar New Year’s Day, the ball is now in visitors’ court—they have to decide whether to take ad...

NTM and Jane Goodall Institute to host wildlife carnival in Taipei

National Taiwan Museum (NTM) and the Jane Goodall Institute Taiwan will host a major wildlife conservation carnival in Taipei on Saturday as part of the international Roots & Shoots program, to en...

Australian Aboriginal bark art exhibition opens in Taipei

Over 100 pieces of Australian Aboriginal artwork painted on tree bark were shown at the opening of an exhibition in Taipei on Friday, to promote indigenous culture, according to the organizers. The...

10 must-go arts and culture events taking place in Taiwan this October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is abounding with arts and culture this October, and Taiwan News has selected 10 must-go events happening across the island, from Taipei in the north to Kaohsiung i...

Taiwan museums to exhibit at ICOM Kyoto

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The Chinese Association of Museums (CAM) will lead the National Taiwan Museum and National Palace Museum to the 25th edition of the general conference of the International ...

Asian Art Biennial to explore contemporary issues

Taipei (Taiwan News) — The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (NTMFA) has released the list of artists exhibiting their work at the upcoming Asian Art Biennial. The 7th edition of the Asian ...

Upcoming events in Taipei: August 16-30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Apart from the many exhibitions, festivals, and performances introduced last week (most are still ongoing), there is also an array of one-day events coming up in the secon...

National Taiwan Museum shows off indigenous tattoos in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The traditional tattoo culture of Taiwan’s Atayal and Paiwan indigenous peoples is on show in the Thai capital of Bangkok thanks to cooperation between the National ...

Yilan museum plays front-line role in promoting environmental education in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- A special exhibition titled “Eco-Rethink” is running through Sept. 3 at Lanyang Museum in northeastern Taiwan’s Yilan County. Organized in cooperation with T...

Cardinal gives blessing to art exhibition held at Taiwan embassy in Vatican

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Centering around the motif of light, an exhibition that discusses faith, care, and cultural inheritance on the island of Taiwan kicked off at the country’s embassy i...

Chunghwa Post celebrates Taiwan painters with new stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new set of commemorative “Modern Taiwanese Paintings Postage Stamps” (issue of 2018) from Chunghwa Post will go on sale from Friday (June 21). Celebrating...

Publishers hold seminar on public lending rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The publishing community held a seminar on public lending rights (PLR) at National Taiwan Museum on Tuesday (June 11) to promote creativity and safeguard artists and publis...

MOC crafts exhibition deepens cultural exchanges with Southeast Asia

TAINAN-- An exhibition highlighting Southeast Asian crafts kicked off May 17 at the National Tainan Living Art Center in southern Taiwan, underscoring government efforts to deepen cultural and people-...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, May 17-26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Summer is well on its way, and there are plenty of activities across Taipei this month for you to enjoy. Here are some recommended events happening between May 17 and May ...

Museums across Taiwan offer free entry Saturday for International Museum Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —In celebration of the upcoming International Museum Day on Saturday (May 18), museums and cultural communities across Taiwan are organizing a variety of special events and ...