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7-Part Lecture Series Imperial Package

Take advantage of our 7-Part Lecture Series Imperial Package in unison with Empress Dowager Cixi: Selections from the Summer Palace. This offer is only available until November 12, 2017, the opening day of this special exhibition! 

Savings equivalent to one FREE lecture!
Members $100 | General $130 PURCHASE TICKETS 

Our 7-Part Lecture Series Imperial Package includes:
Nov 12 | The Matriarch is in: Empress Dowager Cixi and Her Art in the Summer Palace
Guest Curator Ying-chen Peng, Assistant Professor of Art History at American University.
Nov 19 | "Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China"
Jung Chang (張戎) author of several best-selling books including Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China and Mao: The Unknown Story. 
Dec 10 | Empress Dowager Cixi and Her Imperial Porcelain
Professor Chen Kelun, Vice Director of Shanghai Museum, Executive Director of Chinese Society for Ancient Ceramics and honorary Director of the Bowers Museum.
Jan 14 | Dispersion of Imperial Chinese art in early 20th Century China
Jay Xu, Director and Chief Executive Officer Asian Art Museum, Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art & Culture.
Feb 11 | “The Empress and the Boxers: China and the World in 1900”
Jeff Wasserstrom Author: Eight Juxtapositions, Editor: The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China, Editor: Journal of Asian Studies and Advising Editor for China: Los Angeles Review of Books.
Feb 25 | Chinese Lacquerwares and Cixi
Dr. Kungshin Chou, former Director of National Palace Museum, Taipei.
Mar 11 | Cixi and the Artful Legacy of Chinese Imperial Women
Professor Hui-shu Lee, Associate Professor of Art History at UCLA; Specialist on Chinese painting and visual culture in the pre-modern era, with a particular focus on gender issues. 

All lectures are from 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM in the Norma Kershaw Auditorium 

TICKETS: Online or onsite. Questions? E-mail programs@bowers.org or call 714.567.3677. Proceeds benefit Bowers Museum Education Programs. Tickets are non-refundable.

 

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November 12, 2017 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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