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日本藝術之旅 

日本人對傳統文化的珍重,使得日本即使經歷千年天災及戰亂,至今仍完好保存了不少各時代的建築和藝術珍品。修讀日本藝術導論短期課程(課程編號:SC24J)的學員在過去5節課中掌握了日本藝術的基礎,認識各時期的藝術風格,想必希望可以親眼看看課堂介紹的文物及名作,而導師在日本當地作即時分享,更是學員難得的學習機會,為志同道合的朋友增添旅游趣味和體會。

3天行程聚焦東京與鐮倉地區,屆時導師會在當地博物館或名勝與參加者會合。

5月16日 (四) 日本藝術巡禮:東京國立博物館
5月17日 (五) 江戶藝能體驗:墨田北齋美術館、歌舞伎座
5月18日 (六) 鎌倉佛教藝術:圓覺寺、建長寺、長谷寺、高德院

導師:李俊彤博士
李俊彤博士為藝術史學者,先後於牛津大學及香港大學獲得考古學碩士及藝術史博士學位,專研東亞佛教及絲綢之路藝術,現為香港大學藝術學系兼任講師。李氏曾以日本國際交流基金文化學術專門家身份赴日研修,對日本藝術有深厚認識,除藝術史研究外,李氏兼治日本雅樂,於2023年10月獲邀到大阪參與秋季雅樂祭演奏。

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港幣500元正(課程學員),港幣800元正(非課程學員)SC24J 課程學員報名優先。

藝術之旅已截止報名,多謝支持。

Past Event

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.

 

  

/ Educational, Museum Visit, Past Event

Short Course on Art History 2024: An Introduction to the Arts of Japan

 

Short Course on Art History 2024: An Introduction to the Arts of Japan

Over a five-week period, the course introduced students to key periods, themes and important works in Japanese art. It is designed for anyone interested in art, with the goal to move beyond aesthetic appreciation to study art with an art historical approach.

Overview

  1. The Birth of Japan: Kofun to Asuka period (250 – 710) [Hōryū Temple]
  2. Courtly Elegance: Nara & Heian periods (710 – 1185) [Shosoin Treasures, The Tale of Genji scroll]
  3. Zen & Samurais: Kamakura to Azuchi-Momoyama period (1185 – 1603) [Paintings by SesshuRinpa, and Kano Eitoku]
  4. The Floating World: Edo period [Ukiyoe by Hokusai, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, and Ito Jakuchu]
  5. Review & discussion on important sites of Japanese art

Dates: February 27, March 5, 12, 19, 26 (Tuesday)
Time: 8-10pm
Format: 4 online classes & 1 in-person class, all conducted in Cantonese
Lecturer: Dr. Konstance Li (BA, MPhil, PhD University of Hong Kong; MSt University of Oxford)

Fee: $1200 (members), $1500 (non-members)

 

/ Educational, Past Event, Short Course

Calligraphy by Jat See-yeu II: Cheung Chau Excursion

Cheung Chau has been one of the most popular day-trip destinations in Hong Kong, but it has also been a dear home to many, including Hong Kong Calligrapher Jat See-yeu and our honoured guest speaker Dr. Ruby Leung. Following our visit to the exhibition “Boundless Universe: Calligraphy by Jat See-yeu” at Hong Kong Museum of Art, HKUFAAA offered an exciting opportunity to look at Jat’s calligraphy in Cheung Chau. In the 2.5hr walking-tour, Dr. Leung brought the group to many hidden calligraphy gems on the island, and shared with us her research findings on Jat’s local contributions.

Date: 23 March 2024 (Saturday)
Time: 10:30am – 1pm
Venue: Cheung Chau (meet at Cheung Chau Ferry Pier)
Guest speaker: Dr. Ruby Leung
Medium: Cantonese

Registration: $150 (member); $200 (non-member), members with priority, otherwise first come first served

/ Educational, Past Event, Trip

Calligraphy by Jat See-yeu I: Museum Visit

Date: 14 March 2024 (Thursday)
Time: 3pm -4:30pm
Venue: Hong Kong Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Medium: Cantonese

On a day when the museum was closed to the public, we visited the exhibition “Boundless Universe: Calligraphy by Jat See-yeu” with HKMoA curators, learning how Jat’s calligraphy demonstrates his passion for preserving tradition, his open-minded approach to life, and his innovative pursuits in the face of changing times.

/ Educational, Museum Visit, Past Event

Night at the Museum: Looking at Masterpieces from the National Gallery with Prof. Thomas

On view in the Hong Kong Palace Museum are 52 timeless masterpieces from the National Gallery, London. It was an incredible experience to see paintings by Europe’s most well-regarded artists, including Botticelli, Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Goya, Turner, Constable, Monet and Van Gogh. Even better was to visit the exhibition with our HKU art history Professor Greg Thomas, a specialist in 19th century French art, to learn about the histories and the meanings behind these paintings.

Date: 2 February 2024 (Friday)
Time: 6:30pm-8pm
Venue: Gallery 9, Hong Kong Palace Museum
Medium: English

Registration: required, first come, first served, members with priority
The guided tour was free but all participants were responsible for their own ticket to the special exhibition.

/ Educational, Museum Visit, Past Event

Thangka Workshop

Date: 14 January 2024 (Sunday)
Time: 2pm-6pm
Venue: Room 01, 9/F, World Interests Building, 8 Tsun Yip Ln , Kwun Tong, Hong Kong

The 4 hours workshop includes:
* Learning basic thangka history
* Experiencing traditional thangka painting
* Using traditional hand-made thangka canvas
* Using hand-grinded natural mineral pigments
* Letting go of the daily worries and enjoying the moment

Registration: required, first come, first served
Fees: $750 member, $800 non-member

Artist: Fok Wai Chung, Chantal
Medium: Cantonese

   

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Museum Visit: Titian and the Venetian Renaissance from the Uffizi

On a day when the museum was closed to the public, we had an exclusive opportunity to look at masterpieces from the world-renowned Uffizi collection with alumni-curators.

Date: 11 January 2024 (Thursday) 
Time: 3pm -4:30pm
Venue: Hong Kong Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Medium: English

Registration required, free
Quota: 30 (full)

/ Educational, Museum Visit, Past Event

Oil Painting Workshop: Van Gogh’s Irises

This workshop on Van Gogh’s painting technique is inspired by the current exhibition at Hong Kong Palace Museum, “Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery, London” in which his other work Long Grass with Butterflies (1890) is featured.

Date: 2 December 2023 (Saturday)
Time: 9:30am-12noon
Venue: Wah Luen Industrial Centre, Fo Tan
Artist: Winnie Davies
Medium: English/Cantonese
Registration: required, first come, first served
Fees (tools & materials included): $500 member, $600 non-member

 

/ Educational, Past Event, Workshop

Guided Tour: Abstract Ink Art in New Modes

Date: 10 October 2023 (Tuesday) 
Time: 6pm-7pm
Venue: Exhibition Hall, 1/F Lower Block, Hong Kong City Hall

Curator-speakers: Wong Shun Kit and Dr. Lai Mei Lin
Medium: Cantonese

/ Educational, Past Event