An extensive public programme of FREE events is underway for visitors of all ages. Join us for talks, tours, walks and discussions. And there’s more! Families will enjoy Museum Encounters, storytelling, arts and crafts, quizzes and demonstrations.Some events require advance booking, for others you can just come along and join in, allare FREE with a Museum entrance ticket.Friends of HKMM members could enjoy priority access to all programme.
In collaboration with the University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG) of the University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Maritime Museum (HKMM) continues its Academic Programme in Spring 2018 with the lecture series ‘Cultural Ambassadors from the Middle Kingdom: Influences of Export Art in the West’. ... more
In 1565, the navigator Andrés de Urdaneta discovered a sailing route across the Pacific, from the Philippines to New Spain (today's Mexico), linking Asia and America. This discovery led to the trading route known as the Manila Galleon or Nao de China, which served the exchange of Chinese silk and porcelain and other Asian goods for American silver for 250 years. ... more
As an accompaniment to ’The Silver Age: Origins and Trade of Chinese Export Silver’ exhibition, exhibition curators will lead visitors on a guided tour of the shining age of silver. ... more
Hong Kong may be small compared to other international cities, but it has an important role as an international cultural hub with amazing collections and famous collectors. ... more