Nu Mra Zan

Senior Consultant on museum affairs, Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture, Myanmar


Dr Nu Mra Zan is Senior Consultant on museum affairs at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture, Myanmar. She began her career as a high school teacher with the Ministry of Education. Later, she worked as curator at various museums for over three decades and was Director of the National Museum of Myanmar in Yangon between 1998 and 2010. She has held numerous teaching posts in Myanmar and in 2011 was Visiting Professor at the National Museum of Ethnology in Osaka, Japan. She has taken part in a number of international exhibitions, conferences, symposiums, and cultural exchange programs in Asia, Europe, and the U.S. Currently, she is involved in many ongoing museum projects and helps train museum professionals across Myanmar. In 2016, she received an honorary doctorate in museology from the National University of Arts and Culture in Yangon.