The Hong Kong Maritime Museum offers public programming for adults, families and community groups on a regular basis and in connection with special exhibitions. For adults, we invite speakers to Saturdays Talks to share their areas of expertise across a wide range of topics. For families we hold storytelling and arts and crafts workshops
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This talk focuses on how the Hong Kong government handled the Vietnamese refugee crisis of the 1970s. ... more
Using a Chinese export lacquer screen in the Hong Kong Maritime Museum and other Chinese export art objects, the speaker will talk about the messages hidden behind the images. ... more
An annual event that seeks to help students and pre-professionals gain a better understanding and appreciation for the importance of the shipping industry and employment opportunities across a range of sectors, Maritime Awareness Week is shapping up to be bigger and better than ever! ... more
Guangzhou (Canton) has been an important trading port in the Southern part of China since very early times. To satisfy the curiosity of westerners a great many export paintings depicting Chinese landscapes, scenery, folklore, agricultural and industrial processes were produced and exported together with the usual commodities. ... more
Join us to hear leading experts express their views about the future of maritime museums ... more