Peabody2 now open!

August 23, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Peabody2 now open!

0816161805b 0816161824 0816161820dThe corner of York and Elm streets, near the heart of the Yale University campus, is now home to a satellite gallery of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. The museum, whose main building can display only a few percent of its 13 million specimens and objects at any given time, is celebrating the 150th anniversary of its founding by opening additional exhibits at Peabody2. The focus of the Peabody2 exhibits: “Identity, Difference, and Understanding: Lessons from Oceania and Southeast Asia“.  The gallery opening on August 16 included an introduction from Michael Dove,Professor of Anthropology and Curator of Anthropology in the Peabody Museum.

The gallery is open daily, Monday-Saturday from 10am-9pm, and Sundays from 12-6pm.

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Selamat Hari Kemerdekaan Indonesia!

August 17, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Selamat Hari Kemerdekaan Indonesia!

August 17 marks the commemoration of Indonesian Independence from Dutch rule, in 1945. Indonesian citizens are celebrating all around the 17,000+ islands of the world’s largest archipelago, and around the world. Click for some colorful pictures of parades, games, performances, and celebrations [...]

Saung Budaya Celebrates 10 Years

August 7, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Saung Budaya Celebrates 10 Years

Founded by Amalia Suryani in 2005, the Saung Budaya dance group based in New York City performs traditional dances and music from a variety of indigenous Indonesian cultures, from Aceh and West Sumatra, to Jakarta, Bali, and Kalimantan.  This fall, Saung Budaya celebrates 10 years of cultural perf [...]

Today is International Tiger Day!

July 29, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Today is International Tiger Day!

                  July 29 is International Tiger Day! From Business Insider: “Today is International Tiger Day, a day to celebrate these majestic, endangered wild cats that are renowned for their beautiful coats and black stripes. These elusive, so [...]

Indonesian Street Festival 2016 “Bali & Beyond”

July 21, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Indonesian Street Festival 2016 “Bali & Beyond”

Following the great success of last year’s event, KJRI-NY will host the 2nd annual Indonesian Street Fair in New York City, planned for Saturday, August 27, in celebration of Indonesian Independence Day on August 17.  This year’s theme: Bali & Beyond!  Stay tuned for more informati [...]

Peabody2 To Open August 17

July 21, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Peabody2 To Open August 17

The Sesquicentennial Celebration for the Yale Peabody Museum continues, with the opening of a store front on the corner of York and Elm streets in downtown New Haven on Wednesday August 17… PEABODY2 1 Broadway New Haven, CT [...]

KJRI-NY invites all to an Open House Celebration of Idul Fitri

July 1, 2016 | News | Comments Off on KJRI-NY invites all to an Open House Celebration of Idul Fitri

  Selamat Hari Raya Idul Fitri! Join the community of the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in New York (KJRI-NY) in celebration of the end of Ramadan and the holiday of Idul Fitri on Saturday, July 9, at 5 East 68th Street, New York, NY… [...]

Updates from Gamelan Dharma Swara, NYC

June 18, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Updates from Gamelan Dharma Swara, NYC

Gamelan Dharma Swara has launched a new website!  And will be participating in New York City’s Make Music New York on June 21 at 6pm in Riverside Park, Upper West Side. The group is also raising funds to purchase new traditional instruments from Bali.  More than just pieces of wood, ceramic, [...]

Indonesia grants tourists a Visa-Free visit!

May 28, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Indonesia grants tourists a Visa-Free visit!

Indonesia has begun allowing visitors from 169 countries, including the United States of America, to visit for up to 30 days without requiring a visa for entry.  For more details visit the website of KJRI-NY, the Consulate of the Republic of Indonesia in New York. Come Visit Indonesia! [...]

Betsy Ross students showcase their Batik creations

April 10, 2016 | Events Archive | Comments Off on Betsy Ross students showcase their Batik creations

Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School Annual Art Show Global Lessons Bringing Indonesian Batik and Culture to New Haven Middle School Students April 9, 2016  Last night, the Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School (BRAMS) community celebrated 30 years of “As Far As the Eye Can See,” the Annual Exhibition of the [...]

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