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[Exhibition] Fascinated by Blue and White

[Exhibition] Fascinated by Blue and White

At the Museum of Islamic Art, Pergamonmuseum in Berlin, this exhibition explores the fascination the Islamic world had for blue and white porcelain imported from China. These attractive high-fired ceramics which made their first real appearance in West Asia in the 14th century were much treasured, eagerly collected, copied, exchanged and displayed. Especially in the […]  Read More

[UK Exhibition] Search for Immortality

[UK Exhibition] Search for Immortality

The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China featuring 350 artefacts of jade, gold, silver, bronze and ceramics, is the latest exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, United Kingdom.  Read More

[Exhibition] Chinese and Japanese porcelain in Genoa, Italy

[Exhibition] Chinese and Japanese porcelain in Genoa, Italy

On display at the Chiossone Museum of Oriental Art (Museo d’Arte Orientale Edoardo Chiossone) in Genoa are 120 ceramics which testifies to the wide variety of Chinese and Japanese ceramics produced during the 16th to the 19th centuries. Visitors to this exhibition are able to reflect on the artistic and cultural background to these creations […]  Read More

Maritime Museum, Macau, China

Maritime Museum, Macau, China

The Maritime Museum, in Macau, officially opened to the public in 1987. The exhibitions in the three-storey structure focus on the maritime activities of Macau, China, and Portugal. Collections are divided into themes reflecting the evolution of Macau.  Read More

[Workshop Call] Chinese Musical Instruments and Western Museums

[Workshop Call] Chinese Musical Instruments and Western Museums

Call for Contributions to share information at the Workshop Chinese Musical Instruments and Western Museums to be held in Leiden, The Netherlands, 13-16 Sept 2012.  Read More

Tokyo National Museum hosts 200 Chinese masterpieces

Tokyo National Museum hosts 200 Chinese masterpieces

The Tokyo National Museum is hosting an exhibition of masterpieces from the Palace Museum, Beijing, to mark the 40th anniversary of the normalization of relations between Japan and China.  Read More

A Manchu bride. Photograph by John Thomson. Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images

Photo Exhibition Dublin: China through Scottish eyes

At the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, there is an photography exhibition on loan from the Wellcome Library, London, featuring photos of China taken by Scottish photographer John Thomson between 1868 and 1872.   Read More

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