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October 30, 2018 | Last Modified: 2018

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The Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre is an independent museum dedicated to the ethnic cultures of Laos where is the first exhibition space in Laos dedicated to the collection, preservation, and interpretation of its traditional arts and lifestyles. The Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (TAEC) features permanent and temporary exhibitions on the ethnic cultures and arts of Laos, a fair trade Museum Shop and TAEC Boutique selling handicrafts from village artisans, and a patio cafe serving refreshing beverages daily.

Responsibility

TAEC priority is to promoting awareness and understanding of Laos’ ethnic diversity and cultural heritage within local communities as well as commit to building capacity across all parts of the community. TAEC also provides professional development opportunities for workers in the culture and tourism sectors.

Business Case

TAEC runs a livelihoods development programme based on traditional handicraft skills. 50% of each sale from the Museum Shop and TAEC Boutique goes directly back to our handicraft producers and their families. Currently the programme supports over 600 handicrafts producers and their families, across 20 different ethnic groups, in 13 provinces of Laos.

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The Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre is an independent museum dedicated to the ethnic cultures of Laos where is the first exhibition space in Laos dedicated to the collection, preservation, and interpretation of its traditional arts and lifestyles. The Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (TAEC) features permanent and temporary exhibitions on the ethnic cultures and arts of Laos, a fair trade Museum Shop and TAEC Boutique selling handicrafts from village artisans, and a patio cafe serving refreshing beverages daily.

TAEC priority is to promoting awareness and understanding of Laos’ ethnic diversity and cultural heritage within local communities as well as commit to building capacity across all parts of the community. TAEC also provides professional development opportunities for workers in the culture and tourism sectors.

TAEC runs a livelihoods development programme based on traditional handicraft skills. 50% of each sale from the Museum Shop and TAEC Boutique goes directly back to our handicraft producers and their families. Currently the programme supports over 600 handicrafts producers and their families, across 20 different ethnic groups, in 13 provinces of Laos.

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