Virtual Collection of Asian Masterpieces

The Virtual Collection of Asian Masterpieces (VCM) shares more than 2,700 Masterpieces of Asian culture online. Since its launch in 2007 more than 145 museums in Asia and Europe have joined the VCM.

Virtual Collection of Asian Masterpieces
Type of site
search platform to a collection of Asian masterpieces
OwnerNational Museum of Ethnology, Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde, Leiden (The Netherlands)
WebsiteVirtual Collection of Asian Masterpieces
Launched13 September 2007
Current statusversion 3.0

The VCM is originally a project of the ASEMUS - the Asia-Europe Museums Network. The VCM is now led by a consortium of five Asian and European museums:[1]


  1. "Credits". Virtual Collection of Masterpieces. Retrieved 2009-05-09.
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