LIU Yang 柳揚
Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Opportunities and Challenges of Traveling Exhibitions from China

In recent years, exhibition exchanges between US museums and their Chinese counterparts have thrived, which has the potential for great impact on cross-cultural understanding between the two countries. What are the opportunities and challenges of American museum curators attempting to organize exhibitions from China? This presentation will highlight how the ongoing and thriving archaeological activities in China provide great resources for American curators. The presentation will also elicit challenges in bringing travelling exhibitions from China and discuss the ways to rectify common practices that place unnecessary burdens on the exchange of exhibitions.