The "In Touch with Palace Museum" campaign covers an array of activities related to the arts and culture of the Palace Museum being launched from end of 2016 to July 2017. Through a series of exhibitions, talks, workshops, television and radio programmes, events and educational activities, the campaign highlights the essence of traditional Chinese culture and its modern connotations, as well as the role and contribution of Hong Kong and the Palace Museum in the inheritance of Chinese culture. It leads the public to discover that far from being anachronistic or outmoded, traditional culture still holds a wealth of wisdom for their daily lives.
Shiqu Baoji was the name given to the catalogues of the Qing dynasty imperial collection of Chinese painting and calligraphy during the Qianlong period. This exhibition features 13 works selected from the Xubaizhai Collection.
Period: 2016.11.30 - 2017.03.20 Venue: Hong Kong Heritage Museum (organized by Hong Kong Museum of Art)
There are 60 workshops in the themes of "Culture", "Well-being" and "Great Era" targeting at the members of public and primary school students. The contents integrate the collections from the Palace Museum and public museums of LCSD, complement with animation, interactive games and drama, to deliver the message in a vivid and delightful manner.
The new TV programme "In Touch with Palace Museum", co-produced by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) and Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) aims to share with the public about the essence of traditional Chinese culture and its meaning, as well as the significant and unique roles played by Hong Kong and the Palace Museum in the conservation of historical relics. A series of animations, namely "Let's look Around the Palace Museum" was on air during the broadcast period of the TV Programme. It consisted of 20 topics on the Palace Museum, each lasted for 20 seconds, giving the audience delightful bits about the museum.
Bearing the essence of Chinese culture and history accumulated through the ages, the Palace Museum has long before become one of the most revered cultural edifices for visitors worldwide. The "Palace Museum Academy talk series" invites experts and scholars from the Palace Museum to share with the general public the connotations as well as the lively side of the museum.
Topic: The Countenance of Public Cultural Facilities – The Palace Museum as a Prime Example Speaker: Dr. Shan Jixiang, Director of the Palace Museum Date: 8 Apr 2017 (3pm - 5pm) Venue: Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Through the themes "Delightful Dwellings", "Exemplary Role Models", "Great Happiness" and "Unparalleled Prosperity", the teaching kit provides teachers and students with resourceful materials to explore traditional Chinese culture and art, and their connotations in the modern world. By drawing references from local museums and heritage such as historic buildings, the teaching kit aims at reminding the students that traditional Chinese culture has never been far away from them.
Palace Museum Academy Opening Talk was held on 8 Apr 2017.
"Let's Look Around the Palace Museum" Mini Program
Lost Treasures of the Shiqu Baoji in Hong Kong ─ Selection of Chinese Paintings and Calligraphies from the Xubaizhai Collection, Hong Kong Museum of Art