KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – 18 June 2019 – Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery (BNM MAG) has launched the ‘Technology in Finance: Bricks to Clicks’ exhibition at Level 1, Sasana Kijang. This exhibition will showcase the ways advancement in technology have changed the financial services industry and how that in turn is affecting our daily lives.
The ‘Technology in Finance’ exhibition is an initiative in line with the Bank’s emerging role in supporting innovation to improve the quality, efficiency and accessibility of financial services in Malaysia. During the launch, Assistant Governor Adnan Zaylani Mohamad Zahid said, “The term Fintech is now commonly heard, and its use is no longer limited to people working in technology and finance. Although the fruits we see today as a result of Fintech development are only just the beginning, technological innovation in finance contrary to popular belief, is not a new phenomenon.”
Assistant Governor Adnan Zaylani added, “The Bank is committed in sustainably developing and promoting the use of technology to enhance the productivity, efficiency, and quality of the financial industry so that it is better able to serve our communities. Through this exhibition, we hope to instil confidence and embolden support and participation among the public on Fintech infrastructures which are still unfamiliar to many.”
Introduced to complement the larger mission of bridging the knowledge gap between Fintech industry practitioners and the public, the exhibition features various exhibits that showcase the evolution of Fintech in Malaysia. Visitors can also look forward to a Mini Innovation Lab, where everyone can share ideas and develop a wish list on how technology can improve everyday lives by making it more comfortable and efficient.
The exhibition is open for public from 17 June to 31 December at Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery. Admission is free for everyone. Guided tours are available for groups of more than 20 participants.
The Museum Shop will offer various merchandise from the ‘Technology in Finance: Bricks to Clicks’ exhibition. There will also be a line-up of talks and Curator Tours for all age groups to educate the public on Fintech.
For more information about the ‘Technology in Finance: Bricks to Clicks’ exhibition, visit www.museum.bnm.gov.my/Fintech.
Duration of the exhibition
17 June – 31 December 2019
Opens from 10am to 6pm daily except first 3 days of Hari Raya Aidilfitri
Admission is free
Available free of charge for group bookings (minimum 20 pax, advance booking is required)