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Shwe Man Thabin: Interview with Chan Thar

U Tin Maung's youngest son describes how the troupe engages with local audiences all around Myanmar. more

Shwe Man Thabin: Interview with Nyunt Win

U Tin Maung's eldest son, who enjoyed a long career in films, describes how his father encouraged him to try acting. more
Yangon's Sule Pagoda at dusk as seen from Trader's Hotel (now the "Sule Shangri-la"). (Andrew Rowat)

Interview: In Yangon, Photographer Andrew Rowat Finds a 'Future Yet Unwritten'

In a new project, photographer Andrew Rowat captures Myanmar’s transition through the lens of its now-vulnerable architectural heritage. more

Asia Society Presents: Burmese National Theater

From 1975: Asia Society presents a mesmerizing performance of traditional music and dance from Burma. more

Shwe Man Thabin: San Min Aung

Cell-phone camera footage captures the Shwe Man Thabin troupe's charismatic San Min Aung up-close. more
On loan from the national Museum in Yangon, Myanmar, this double-sided stele is a sandstone sculpture that dates from the fourth to the sixth century CE.

Timelapse: How Art Handlers Move an Ancient 724-Pound Sandstone Sculpture

Watch a team of art handlers orchestrate the installation of a sandstone stele dating back to the fourth to sixth century for Asia Society Museum's exhibition 'Buddhist Art of Myanmar.' more

Buddhist Art of Myanmar: Double-Sided Stele Installation Timelapse

Watch a team of art handlers orchestrate the installation of a 724-pound sandstone sculpture that dates back to the fourth to sixth century for Asia Society Museum's exhibition 'Buddhist Art of Myanmar.' more

Shwe Man Thabin: San Min Win

San Min Win, U Tin Maung's grandson, on stage. more

Shwe Man Thabin: Chan Thar

Chan Thar of the Shwe Man Thabin troupe on stage. more

Shwe Man Thabin: Interview with Khin Chit Win

U Tin Maung's first daughter, describes growing up in the family tradition and her father's visit to America on a Fulbright exchange in 1957. more