A pictorial historical time line of Malay Art Gallery.
 As a picture speaks a thousand words, citation are only dates and events. Anything more remains a memory…….

30th September 1971

Very first exhibition of various artist including the legendary Encik Abdul Ghani Hamid.
Officiated by the then Parliamentary Secretary (Culture) Encik Sha’ari Tadin.

30th September 1971

22nd to 29th December 1971

Exhibition by Abdul Ghafar Ibrahim

27th June 1972

Reception for 2 Malaysian Artist,
Encik Ahmad Kahlid and Mr. Choong Kam Kaw, from Mara Technological Institute.

8th to 15th July 1972

Exhibition by S. Mohdir

April 28th to 12th May 1973

Exhibition by Sarkasi Said

4th to 18th August 1973

Exhibition by Tengku Izan.
Officiated by Mr. Rajaratnam, then member of parliament for Kampong Gelam.

9th October 1972

Official registration of Malay Art Gallery in the registrar of business names.

31st January 1988

Straits Times
Family holds bones of prehistoric animals

Citymag magazine – 1990

June 1995 – National Museum Singapore

Keris : The Power Of Metal
Kuasa dan Rupa

Straits times May 21st 1996

Simpler Keris Cleaning Ceremony
Malay Village

April 1998. Suara Johore, Centrespread.

“Salah Anggap Keris”
Keris Misconceptions.

May/June 1996 edition PENIAGAKITA magazine

Front cover and 3 page write up.

28th and 29th February 2004 @ Bussorah Mall

“Ranggsang Rias Pusaka Bangsa I”
1st Heirloom Rejuvenation Ceremony

12th and 13th February 2005 @ Malay Heritage Centre

“Ranggsang Rias Pusaka Bangsa II”
2nd Heirloom Rejuvenation Ceremony
Upacara Pertabalan – Coronation Ceremony
Sayambara Keris I – 1st Keris Pageantry

24th July 2005 @ Malay Heritage Centre

Persada Pusaka – Malay Heirloom Auction

11th and 13th January 2008 @ Malay Heritage Centre

“Ranggsang Rias Pusaka Bangsa III”
3rd Heirloom Rejuvenation Ceremony
Textiles Diaspora
Sayambara Keris II – 2nd Keris Pageantry


IFICAH is a non-profit foundation for the research of Indonesian and Japanese Cultural Assets. Founded in 2014 and is listed as an intangible UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Adni Aljunied has been a Member of the Advisory Board.