Activity : Lanna Architecture Center, Khum Chao Burirat (Mahain) Has Won Museum Thailand Awards 2019
Date : Aug 29, 19
Place : The Siam Society Under Royal Patronage Meeting Room, Bangkok
Lanna Architecture Center, Khum Chao Burirat (Mahain) has won two awards from Museum Thailand Awards 2019 including 1) Award for outstanding learning process in the category of the social, art and cultural museum and 2) Museum Thailand Popular Vote from Museum Siam. Assistant Professor Kawin Wongwigkarn, the Head of Center of Architectural Research and Academic Services and Ms. Vipada Suparatpreecha are the representatives from the Faculty of Architecture, Chiang Mai University who received the awards from Dr. Suwanee Khamman, the Secretary of Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, the Head of Ceremony at The Siam Society Under Royal Patronage Meeting Room, Bangkok on August 29, 2019. Lanna Architecture Center, Khum Chao Burirat (Mahain) has won the award for two years in a row in the category of the social, art and cultural museum and has received the Museum Thailand Popular Vote for three years in a row, which comes from users who access in museumthailand website. The museum is one of the ten museums that impresses people the most comparing to the learning centers around the country. Mr. Rames Promyen, Director-General of the National Discovery Museum Institute (Museum Siam) has informed that the purpose of organizing Museum Thailand Awards 2019 is to promote museums in Thailand to be in the international level as well as to encourage the development of museums in Thailand in the aspect of expanding the personnel knowledge, vision, working process, and promoting the tourism, museum, and learning center. During the past two years, many museum partners are interested in joining the program, which helps in shaping the overall image of the development and management of museums. It helps in showing the progress and expanding the shared knowledge as well as strengthening the connection between Thai museums in order to be improved in the future.
Information and photos credit: Museum Siam