• What's On

    Past Events and Exhibitions
  • 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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19 Jul 2016 - 25 Sep 2016

This exhibition visually transports visitors into the past to learn about these catastrophic events and the 1874 and 1906 typhoons in particular. Historical images and artefacts will offer visitors a glimpse of these major weather events and how Hong Kongers dealt with and lived harmony with the natural world. ... more

08 Jun 2016 - 23 Oct 2016

Corals: Our Underwater Living Treasure featuring the science, benefits, threats, and solutions facing corals in Hong Kong and the “Coral Triangle” in Southeast Asia, which includes the marine areas of Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste. ... more

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Music Concerts
15 May 2016 15:00-17:00

Jazztriom with David Quah 為你帶來的流行經典樂曲 ... more

Café 8 Gig (3)
02 Apr 2016 10:30-18:00

A symposium firstly co-organised by Hong Kong Maritime Museum and Asian Art Hong Kong. ... more

28 Feb 2016 14:00-17:00 (in Cantonese)

In this workshop, ceramic artist Winus Lee will introduce the history of Guangcai and the way it became rooted in Hong Kong. Winus will demonstrate the techniques and participants can decorate their own unique plates. ... more

30 Jan 2016 14:00-1600 (in English)

A Victorian euphemism for wishing ill on someone was ‘Go to Hong Kong’! where life expectancy for the foreigner was low. Nowhere shows this better than the Protestant Cemetery, where eight thousand personal stories are carved in stone. Paul will introduce us to some of the many interesting maritime characters and stories that are represented. ... more

23 Jan 2016 14:00-17:00 (in Cantonese)

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09 Jan 2016 16:00-17:30 (in Cantonese)

This talk focuses on how the Hong Kong government handled the Vietnamese refugee crisis of the 1970s. ... more

19 Dec 2015 16:00 - 17:30 (In English)

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

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09 Nov 2015 - 15 Nov 2015

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

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