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    Past Events and Exhibitions
Discussions
22 Apr 2017

Co-organised by the Hong Kong Maritime Museum and WWF Hong Kong. ... more

Fragrant Harbour - New
Workshop
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

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Walks
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

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

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Talks
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

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Talks
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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Talks
07 Nov 2015 16:00 (In English with Chinese captions)

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

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