Published: May 25, 2020
Archaeologists together with park officials exploring a cave in Prachuap Khiri Khan’s Sam Roi Yot National Park have found colour paintings estimated to be 2,000-3,000 years old and dating back to the prehistoric era, expert archaeologist Kannika Premjai revealed recently.
Published: Dec 11, 2018
The 14-by-3-metre painting titled “The Heroes”, depicting the Thais and foreigners who took part in the rescue of the 12 “Wild Boars” and their football coach from the flooded Tham Luang Cave in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district in June and July, will be moved on Thursday from Wat Rong Khun to a memorial pavilion in front of the cave.
Published: Oct 25, 2018
After a report of historical temples being painted gold triggered an uproar on social media, the Culture Ministry’s Fine Art Department on Wednesday warned people to stop unauthorised painting of national heritage monuments as it violates the law.
Published: Oct 16, 2018
A recent case of merit-making at a Buddhist temple in Suphan Buri by painting on bai-sema – the sanctuary’s boundary markers – has raised concern among historians who say such acts have damaged the Ayutthaya-era artefacts.