Phnom Penh (FN), May 23 – Pigments from the past: scenes of Cambodia through pagoda paintings" is a free exhibition held at the Sosoro Museum. This exhibition highlights a selection of murals that were painted on the walls of pagodas across Cambodia from 1890 to 1970, and photographed by Danielle and Dominique Guéret.

Through the paintings, viewers are invited to discover traditional scenes associated with references of emerging modernity. These 69 visuals from 70 different pagodas located in 11 provinces indeed serve as a window into the daily lives of Cambodians, and the impact of technological, cultural, political and social transformations of their times, as Cambodia went through continuous stages of modernization and increased exposure to the outside world.

- Duration: Until early September 2024
- Location: Sosoro Museum, entrance from street 102 (garden entrance)
- Admission: Free for all visitors
- Operating hours: from 9 AM to 6 PM everyday, except on Mondays and public holidays
- Exclusive Merchandise: Take home a piece of the exhibition with unique postcards available for purchase

Importantly, pictures and videos are allowed in the temporary exhibition hall of the Sosoro Museum.