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Public Programmes (April - June)

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Unless otherwise stated, all special programmes are conducted in Cantonese and are free of charge. A valid admission ticket / Museum Pass is required for admission to fee-charging special exhibitions (if applicable). For the special arrangements under inclement weather conditions, please click here for details. For enquiries, please call 2180 8260. The Museum makes no representations on the content of the programmes. Programmes are subject to change and cancellation without prior notice.

Programme details

More than Clay: A Demonstration and Sharing Session by Contemporary Ceramic Artists
Special Programme for Exhibition "Claylaboration—Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition"

Clay shaping, painting, firing, grinding and polishing are the basic processes in making ceramics. The ceramic artists participating in the Claylaboration – Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition will talk about their inspirations with clay, demonstrate their pottery skills, and share their passion, experience and production processes with the audience. They will also talk about their artistic journey of Claylaboration – about their exchanges and cooperation with artists and creators from other art media and industries, and explore the possibilities for creativity and development by integrating ceramics with different art forms.

Date 14 April 2019 (Sunday)
Time 1st Session: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
2nd Session: 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue Function Place, 1/F
Moderator Mr Chris Chan (Ceramic Artist) and Ms Jaffa Lam (Artist)
Demonstration Guests 1st Session: Mr Jakie Leung, Ms Fiona Wong, Ms Yokky Wong
2nd Session: Mr Chan Kiu-hong, Ms Wy Lee and Mr Ryan Hui, Mr Nick Poon, Ms Rosanna Li
Enrolment All are welcome to join the programme at the Function Place on the 1/F. Limited seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
Remarks The above seven demonstration guests/teams are participating ceramic artists of "Claylaboration—Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition"

"Discovering Treasures from the British Museum" Lecture
Viewing World History through the Collection in the Exhibition "A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum"

Special Programme in association with the Exhibition "The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum"

The British Museum has selected 100 exhibits from its vast collections and displayed them in chronological order, allowing visitors to explore the life and experiences of the people in the past. These representative exhibits are from different eras and regions: from rare survival tools that our early human ancestors relied on to credit cards that are commonly owned by modern people nowadays. The exhibits are concentrated pieces of world history, recording the power of observation and creativity of human beings at different periods of human history.

In this lecture, the speaker from the British Museum will share with the audience the curatorial concept of the special exhibition "The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum". Through the stories behind different exhibits, the speaker will explore the footprints of human development over the past two million years and discuss with the audience how the development of civilizations has changed the world.

Date 18 May 2019 (Saturday)
Time 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue Seminar Room, G/F
Speaker Dr Belinda Crerar
Enrolment A maximum of 80 participants on a first-come-first-served basis. Enrolment starts on 8 April 2019. To register, please complete the application form for Education and Extension Programmes (apply online / download the form), or call 2180 8260.
Remarks Please arrive at the Seminar Room, G/F no later than five minutes after the programme commences; otherwise, the reserved seats will be released to walk-in visitors waiting for admission.

The programme will be conducted in English.