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1.3 Silver Exhibition Collector Forum
2018 Academic Programme:Cultural Ambassadors from the Middle Kingdom: How Export Art Influenced the West
Jointly organised with the University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG) of the University of Hong Kong
 

On selected Tuesdays in January and February 2018, the Hong Kong Maritime Museum (HKMM) continues its Academic Programme with the lecture series ‘Cultural Ambassadors from the Middle Kingdom: Influences of Export Art in the West’in collaboration with the University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG) of the University of Hong Kong (HKU). Coinciding with HKMM’s The Silver Age: Origins and Trade of Chinese Export Silver and UMAG’s Objectifying China: Ming and Qing Dynasty Ceramics and Their Stylistic Influences Abroad exhibitions, four expert speakers will be invited to discuss how the European desire for commodities and luxury goods from China (tea, silks, lacquerware, silverware and porcelains) led to the development of a new hybrid art forms that combined the best aspects of Asian and European design.The HKMM convened the public forum‘Twenty Years and Beyond: Culture and Museums in Hong Kong’s Past, Present, and Future’with the Faculty of Arts at the University of Hong Kong on 23 September 2017.