Online resources on arts and culture

Online resources on arts and culture

Interested to learn more about arts and culture, especially from the Asia-Pacific region? UNESCO Bangkok has compiled online learning resources about cultural heritage for kids, heritage professionals, university students and lecturers, which can be used to raise general awareness, for self-paced learning and as reference materials. 
Here is UNESCO Bangkok’s list of highlighted activities and resources:

A larger collection of resources are categorized by topics below. Scroll down to see a curated list of resources for each topic!

  • For kids
  • Enjoy art and culture from Asia and beyond
  • Culture and art management
  • World Heritage
  • Heritage site management
  • Fighting illicit trafficking of cultural objects
  • Underwater cultural heritage
  • Living heritage
  • Diversity of cultural expressions
  • Museum and collections management

To see the full collection, please click the link here (Excel format).
If you have resources to share, contact us at culture (dot) bgk (at) unesco (dot) org

Note: the inclusion of these links does not represent an endorsement by UNESCO and the materials contained in the resources and the opinions expressed therein are not necessarily the views or stated policy of UNESCO and do not commit the Organization.

 

For kidsArt of Re:Creation – Asia Pacific Edition ©UNESCO Bangkok

For kids

Enjoy art and culture from Asia and beyond

PenangPenang, Malaysia © Hangying Li

The Brewery YardThe Brewery Yard, Chippendale, Australia © Brett Boardman

Culture and art management

World Heritage

Yuanyang Rice Terraces, China © Hangying LiYuanyang Rice Terraces, China © Hangying Li

© UNESCO Bangkok / BD Chang Pilloworks© UNESCO Bangkok / BD Chang Pilloworks

Heritage site management

Fighting illicit trafficking of cultural objects

  • UNESCO has made available a set of materials under the framework of the 1970 Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property,  related to the legal framework, enforcement, education and awareness-raising
  • UNESCO Bangkok’s guidance on capacity-building activities at sub-regional and national levels for Countering Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Objects in South-East Asia
  • #Unite4Heritage videos are a compilation of visual materials (documentaries, panel discussions, speeches and interviews, etc.) on relevant topics concerning the fight against illicit trafficking of cultural objects, at national and international levels
  • World Customs Organization promotes the role of customs in preventing illicit trafficking of cultural objects and produces tools for this purpose
  • European Union’s efforts to fight against trafficking of cultural goods
  • Learn how art is stolen, trafficked, found and returned through this Future Learn course on Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime

© UNESCO Bangkok / JCW. Schertz © UNESCO Bangkok / JCW. Schertz 

© UNESCO © UNESCO 

Underwater cultural heritage

Diversity of cultural expressions

© M/S Indian Culture Heritage Trust© M/S Indian Culture Heritage Trust

© UNESCO Bangkok / JCW. Schertz© UNESCO Bangkok / JCW. Schertz

Museum and collections management

Heritage in emergency

2011 Flooding in Ayutthaya, Thailand © Wiki Commons 2011 Flooding in Ayutthaya, Thailand © Wiki Commons 

 

*UNESCO does not endorse any product, service, brand or company.