Museum of Fine Arts opens new exhibition area

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A visitor looks at artworks on display at the new exhibition area of the HCMC Museum of Fine Arts - PHOTO: NGUYEN VINH

A visitor looks at artworks on display at the new exhibition area of the HCMC Museum of Fine Arts – PHOTO: NGUYEN VINH

The museum’s new exhibition area is a three-storey building with Indochinese architecture at 54 Nguyen Thai Binh Street, District 1.

The artworks on display come with different categories, including southern ceramics, ancient sculptures, religious statues, bronze artifacts, and Buddha statues of Khmer people in the south.

Visitors can learn about the spirit and cultural life of people in the past, and gain an insight into Cham, Oc Eo and Khmer cultures.

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