The Matriarch is in: Empress Dowager Cixi and Her Art in the Summer Palace

Presented by Guest Curator Ying-chen Peng, Assistant Professor of Art History at American University.
Ying-chen Peng will discuss Cixi’s life, her path toward becoming one of the most powerful women in the nineteenth century, her art patronage and the changing perception of her image in China and beyond. Peng will also touch upon the history of the Summer Palace Museum, Beijing, China, where this special exhibition was organized.
Ticket info: Member or with paid museum admission $15 | General $20


TICKETS: Online or onsite. Questions? E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 714.567.3677. Proceeds benefit Bowers Museum Education Programs. Tickets are non-refundable.

Event details

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

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