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Public Programmes (April - June)

Unless otherwise stated, all special programmes are conducted in Cantonese and are free of charge. For special arrangements under inclement weather conditions, please click here for details. For enquiries, please call 2180 8260.

Programme details

"Seminar on "Professor Jao Tsung-I and Dunhuang" 

Special Programme of "Splendours of Dunhuang: Jao Tsung-i's Selected Academic and Art Works Inspired by Dunhuang Culture" Exhibition

Professor Jao Tsung-I is a versatile, world-renowned scholar, who has spent over half a century contributing greatly to Dunhuang scholarly research, cultural conservation and promotion. In conjunction with the "Splendours of Dunhuang: Jao Tsung-i's Selected Academic & Art Works Inspired by Dunhuang Culture" exhibition, the museum has invited Dr Zhao Shengliang, the deputy director of Dunhuang Academy to Hong Kong to explain the profound relationship between Professor Jao Tsung-I and Dunhuang.

Date 24 May 2017 (Wednesday)
Time 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Venue Theatre, 1/F
Speaker Dr Zhao Shengliang (Deputy Director of Dunhuang Academy)
Enrolment A maximum of 320 participants on a first-come-first-served basis. To register, please call 2180 8260. Registered participants can redeem their admission slips for the talk at the distribution counter in the G/F lobby on the day of the event from 12:00 nn onwards.
Remark The successful applicants should redeem their admission slips no later than five minutes after the programme commences. Otherwise, the reserved seats will be released to walk-in visitors waiting for admission.


Talk on "Professor Jao Tsung-I's Dunhuang Painting and Calligraphy"

Special Programme of "Splendours of Dunhuang: Jao Tsung-i's Selected Academic and Art Works Inspired by Dunhuang Culture" Exhibition

The "Splendours of Dunhuang: Jao Tsung-i's Selected Academic & Art Works Inspired by Dunhuang Culture" exhibition is a showcase of Professor Jao's publications, letters, manuscripts, paintings and calligraphy related to Dunhuang studies, together with his achievements in researching Dunhuang arts and culture. Speaker Dr Tang Wai-hung will elaborate on Professor Jao's Dunhuang studies, analyse his paintings and calligraphy, and explore the splendid palace of arts and culture in the Middle Ages through the perspective of Professor Jao.

Date 27 May 2017 (Saturday)
Time 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Venue Seminar Room, G/F
Speaker Dr Tang Wai-hung (Deputy Director (Art) of Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, The University of Hong Kong)
Enrolment A maximum of 80 participants on a first-come-first-served basis. To register, please call 2180 8260.
Remark The successful applicants should redeem their admission slips no later than five minutes after the programme commences. Otherwise, the reserved seats will be released to walk-in visitors waiting for admission.