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Friday Night at HKPM: Looking at Ming & Qing Paintings with Prof. Koon

Prof. Yeewan Koon, current chair of the Department of Art History, HKU and an expert on Qing art, took us on a special guided-tour at Hong Kong Palace Museum, focusing on a selection of Ming & Qing paintings that are on display in two different exhibitions, “Stories Untold: Figure Paintings of the Ming Dynasty from the Palace Museum” (G4) and “Yuan Ming Yuan: Art and Culture of an Imperial Garden-Palace” (G8). While participants enjoyed a wide array of exhibits as they strolled through the two thematic shows, the tour weaved these materials in a unique way and offered us a different story that had never been told.

Date: 26 April 2024 (Friday)
Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Venue: Hong Kong Palace Museum (meeting at South Atrium outside Gallery 4)
Medium: English

Registration: required
Free for members & current HKU art history students, $100 for non-members
All participants were to be responsible for their own entrance to the museum, with a ticket that covered the special exhibition in Gallery 8.