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Chinese Lacquerwares and Cixi

Presented by Dr. Kungshin Chou, former Director of National Palace Museum, Taipei. Lecture in Mandarin with English translation. 

Dr. Kungshin Chou(Zhou Gongxin 周功鑫) received her doctorate degree in Art History and Archaeology from the University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), France in 1995. She is a specialist in Chinese lacquer wares and a pioneer educator in museology in Taiwan. During her tenure as Director of the National Palace Museum from 2008-2012, she curated and oversaw a number of large-scale international exhibitions and scholarly catalogues. Under her stewardship the Museum was acknowledged for being one of the top major museums in the world not only for its unparalleled collection of Chinese art but also for the model it established for museum collaboration, education, exhibition, publication, and research. For her endeavors and achievements in the field of art and culture, she received many accolades such as Médaille de Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres granted by the French Ministry of Culture, A silver medal and a papal blessing certificate from Pope Benedict XVI and Médaille de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur by the President of France.

Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium
Ticket info: Member or with paid museum admission $15 | General $20
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February 25, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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