Past Events and Activities

Past Events and Activties 

2022

03-09-2022     Talk Series: "The Myths of Hong Kong's Typhoons"

20-08-2022     Talk Series: "Not Too Good at Goodbyes: Movie Production and Creation of “Four Generations, Maritime Stories”

06-08-2022     Talk Series: "Miracles Sometimes Cease: Shipbreaking in Hong Kong from War's End through Boomtime"

23-07-2022     Talk Series: "HONG KONG SHIPPING - The Soul of the City"

26-06-2022     Pacific Basin Free Family Fun Day

22-05-2022     Lighthouses: Paradise Beyond the City

08-05-2022     Lighthouses: Paradise Beyond the City

15-05-2022    "The Fall and Rebirth of the City: Hong Kong during the Japanese Occupation" Talk Series:

                       From the Ashes: On Eileen Chang’s Love in a Fallen City, Lust Caution and Others

10-04-2022    "The Fall and Rebirth of the City: Hong Kong during the Japanese Occupation" Talk Series:

                       Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945:Life in the Japanese Civilian Camp at Stanley

13-03-2022    "The Fall and Rebirth of the City: Hong Kong during the Japanese Occupation" Talk Series:

                       Four Issues on the Military Government of Hong Kong during Japanese Occupation

                       Banknote Printers, Quarantine Ships, the Hong Kong Shrine and the Bacterial Research Institute of Hong Kong

13-02-2022    "The Fall and Rebirth of the City: Hong Kong during the Japanese Occupation" Talk Series:

                       Leisure activities under the Japanese Occupation

23-01-2022    (Online) Lecture and Documentary Screening “Lighthouse Memories: Waglan Island Lighthouse (Japanese)”

09-01-2022    "The Fall and Rebirth of the City: Hong Kong during the Japanese Occupation" Talk Series: 

                       Free Fall: How Imperial Collapse in both 1942 and 1945 set Southeast Asia Adrift

2021

31-12-2021     Maritime History and Curating (Student Work Exhibition)

30-12-2021     Maritime History and Curating (Student Work Exhibition)

19-12-2021     "The Fall and Rebirth of the City: Hong Kong during the Japanese Occupation" Talk Series: Places and Traces of War

12-12-2021     Book Release and discussion panel “Seeing in the dark: Hong Kong Harbour and Lighthouses

28-11-2021     "The Fall and Rebirth of the City: Hong Kong during the Japanese Occupation" Talk Series:

                        Image, Imagination and Imaginarium: Remapping World War II Monuments in Greater China

31-10-2021     Hong Kong Maritime Week 2021: Free Family Fun Day

23-10-2021     Setting Sail: Travelling Exhibition to Beijing: From Ancient Maritime Trade to Modern Maritime Shipping

02-10-2021     Storytime @HKMM X Choi EE

18-09-2021     Eco Tour: Ma Shi Chau Geology Trip

04-09-2021     Eco Tour: Looking for blue-blood living fossil
29-08-2021     Public Talk: Hong Kong Fisheries Now and Then – The Demise of Yellow Croaker
29-08-2021     Public Talk: Hong Kong Mudflat Ecology – Our blue-blood living fossil

28-08-2021     Talk: "Sailor-Made: Manifestations of Nautical Fashion in Hong Kong Culture" 

28-08-2021     Larry Feign's The Flower Boat Girl Book Talk

08-08-2021     Ocean Network Express Family Fun Days

07-08-2021     Ocean Network Express Family Fun Days

07-08-2021     Saturdays with HKMM: Hong Kong Maritime Culture Salon: Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong before Second World War

31-07-2021     Saturdays with HKMM: Hong Kong Maritime Culture Salon: Trading Places: China’s Former Treaty Ports

24-07-2021     Saturdays with HKMM: Hong Kong Maritime Culture Salon: Underwater Archaeology and Maritime Silk Roads

17-07-2021     Saturdays with HKMM: Hong Kong Maritime Culture Salon: The California Trade in Hong Kong in the 19th Century

10-07-2021     Saturdays with HKMM: Hong Kong Maritime Culture Salon:  A Giant on Clay Feet. The Rise and Fall of the Dutch East India 

                        Company, 1602-1800

27-06-2021     Pacific Basin Free Family Fun Day

16-05-2021     International Museum Day 2021 Free Admission Day
15-05-2021     International Museum Day 2021 Free Admission Day

15-05-2021     Seeing in the Dark: Hong Kong Harbour and Lighthouses

15-05-2021     Chat with the Curator
02-05-2021     Seeing in the Dark: Hong Kong Harbour and Lighthouses Academic Seminar
01-05-2021     Seeing in the Dark: Hong Kong Harbour and Lighthouses Academic Seminar

21-03-2021     Water and Life in the Eyes of Little Artists 2

2020

29-11-2020     Movie Show   

28-11-2020     Movie Show

28-11-2020     Workshop: Ocean Papercutting

22-11-2020     Movie Show

22-11-2020     Mega Board Game‘All Aboard!”

21-11-2020     Family Workshop: Water and life in the eyes of little artists

15-11-2020     Mega Board Game‘All Aboard!’

14-11-2020     The power of paper - Public Talk: The life and conservation of paper

07-11-2020     Movie Show 

07-11-2020     Mega Board Game‘All Aboard!’ 

31-10-2020     Public Talk: Development of Museum Services in Hong Kong

31-10-2020     Museum Fantasy Tour: Hunting for Treasures - Meeting the Unexpected Characters

24-10-2020     Special Tour: Maritime Silk Routes

17-10-2020     THE STEAM OF STEAM: A TECHNICIAN FIXING STUFF TODAY CREATES THE SCIENCE AND  
                       COMPLEX TECHNOLOGY OF TOMORROW — PUBLIC TALK 

10-10-2020     Special Tour: Maritime Silk Routes   

26-09-2020     Free Children Admission on 26 September to Mark World Maritime Day 2020

18-07-2020     [Cancelled] Special Guided Tour to Permanent Gallery – Canton Trade and Opium War 

25-06-2020     Day of the Seafarer 2020 HKMM Free Admission Day 

07-06-2020     International Archives Week 2020: Special Guided Visits

17-05-2020     2020 International Museum Day Hong Kong - Museum Free Admission Days

16-05-2020     2020 International Museum Day Hong Kong - Museum Free Admission Days  

15-03-2020     Special Tour: The World on Paper: From Square to Sphericity Exhibition (in Cantonese) 

14-03-2020     Special Tour: The World on Paper: From Square to Sphericity Exhibition (in Cantonese) 

07-03-2020     Special Tour: The World on Paper: From Square to Sphericity Exhibition (in Cantonese) 

29-02-2020     Special Tour: The World on Paper: From Square to Sphericity Exhibition (in Cantonese)

22-02-2020     Special Tour: The World on Paper: From Square to Sphericity Exhibition (in Cantonese)

18-02-2020     Chinese and Foreign Antique Maps in the Eastern Sea and the Southern Sea Book Launch and Talk

15-02-2020     Guest Curator’s Tour (in Cantonese)  

15-02-2020     Public Talk: From Maps in East Asia to Surveying Treatises in the West (in Cantonese) 

08-02-2020     Special Tour: The World on Paper: From Square to Sphericity Exhibition (in Cantonese) 

01-02-2020     [Cancelled] Special Tour: The World on Paper: From Square to Sphericity Exhibition (in Cantonese) 

18-01-2020     Guest Curator’s Tour (in Cantonese)

18-01-2020     Public Talk: Development and Evolution of China Map (in Cantonese) 

11-01-2020     Special Tour: The World on Paper: From Square to Sphericity Exhibition (in Cantonese) 

2019

01-12-2019     Hongkong International Terminals 50th Anniversary Fun Day 

01-12-2019     2019 Community Cultural Ambassador – Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble “Along the Silk Road”  
                       Touring Concert: Music Theatre “All Roads Lead to Rome” 

17-11-2019     Tugboat Visit

17-11-2019     HKMM for Hong Kong Maritime Week 2019

17-11-2019     (CANCELLED)  Maritime Hong Kong: Then & Now 

17-11-2019     Ocean Network Express (ONE) Family Fun Day

10-11-2019     OOCL's 50th Anniversary Free Family Fun Day

16-10-2019     Museum Learning Programme for Teacher Professionals Development

11-10-2019     Museum Learning Programme for Teacher Professional Development (in collaboration with Education
                       Bureau): Museum and local history: Hong Kong and the historical development of Sino-foreign sea  
                       trade (in Cantonese)

08-09-2019     Mega Board Game ‘All Aboard!’

25-08-2019     Sai Kung - Activating Local Records 

18-08-2019     Along the Silk Road - Touring Concert: All Roads Lead to Rome 

11-08-2019     Mega Board Game ‘All Aboard!’ 

10-08-2019     Night at the Museum – Pirate? Trader? or Mercenary?

28-07-2019     Mega Board Game ‘All Aboard!’ 

27-07-2019     Night at the Museum -’Fantastic Seamen and Where to Find Them’ 

14-07-2019     (Small Display) Life of Hong Kong Seamen 

14-07-2019     Mega Board Game ‘All Aboard!’  

13-07-2019     Public Talk: "The Pearl of the Orient" • "A Deep and Wide Harbour"? —Tracing Local Stories of the
                       Waterfront (in Cantonese) 

30-06-2019     Asia’s Archipelago: Key to East-West Trade (in English)

23-06-2019     Lighthouse Memories: Green Island Lighthouse Documentary Screening (in Mandarin)

23-06-2019     Day of the Seafarer 2019 – Pacific Basin Family Fun Day 

18-05-2019     International Museum Day 2019, Hong Kong

19-05-2019     International Museum Day 2019, Hong Kong

27-04-2019     HK SciFest 2019 - The Impact of Nuclear Radiation on Ocean Life and the Environment: A Critical
                       Scientific Perspective (in Cantonese)

13-04-2019     THE DRAGON AND THE EAGLE: Interdisciplinary Symposium on Early Sino-American Maritime Trade

07-04-2019     Fun afternoon for the dragon and the eagle exhibition  

06-04-2019     Slow Art Day 2019 

30-03-2019     Swallowing the anchor (sailor talk for retirement ashore, if in this case somewhat final)—A tour of the
                        Hong Kong Cemetery (in English) 

30-03-2019     (CANCELLED) From the shore of a young republic to the edge of an ancient empire: Trekking in the
                       footsteps of early American traders in Hong Kong (in Cantonese)

24-03-2019     Art workshop: When pidgin English meets kwon-glazed porcelain (in Cantonese)

17-03-2019     Fun afternoon for the dragon and the eagle exhibition

16-03-2019     (CANCELLED) The rise and fall of Augustine Heard & Co.: The shift in Sino-US trade relations amid
                       socioeconomic and technological changes in the mid-19th century (Cantonese)
02-03-2019     Curator’s Tours 

02-03-2019     Gold Mountain Dream, the California trade and the making of Hong Kong (in Cantonese)

23-02-2019     Hong Kong’s shifting longitude and the American role in tying it down (in English) 

17-02-2019     Fun afternoon for the dragon and the eagle exhibition 

17-02-2019     Art workshop: When pidgin English meets kwon-glazed porcelain (in Cantonese) 

16-02-2019     Curator’s Tours  

16-02-2019     The making of a special relationship: Houqua and his American business partners in the early nineteenth
                       century (in English)

26-01-2019     Curator’s Tours 

26-01-2019     Shopping guide for Canton (the American version) (in Cantonese)

20-01-2019     Through american eyes: The journals of George Washington (Farley) Heard (1837-1875) (in English) 

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