Classical dancer Master Chea Samy adjusting the neck position of her student. Maaster Chea is credited with reviving Khmer classical dance in Cambodia after the fall of Khmer Rouge in 1979.
She passed away in 1994 at the age of 75, leaving a powerful legacy. (DC-Cam Archive)


The 100th Anniversary of the National Museum of Cambodia is an unparalleled opportunity to celebrate Cambodia's cultural heritage and provide closure for victims of the Khmer Rouge.

Developing a plan to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the National Museum of Cambodia in 2020, likely to include the development of a national museum of archaeology, the organization traveling exhibits and increased coordination of international, national and provincial museums, among other projects.




The National Museum Team in front of the National Museum of Cambodia.
Photo by Kan Penhsamnang.